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NEW ORLEANS – Preseason Regional Rankings are out ahead of the NCAA Division I Men’s Cross Country’s opening weekend that starts Thursday.
The rankings were announced Monday afternoon... [Read more...]
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NCAA DI Women’s Preseason Regional Rankings Released
NEW ORLEANS — Welcome back, cross country.
With the season starting up Thursday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released the Preseason Regional Rankings for each of the nine regions in NCAA Division I.
The Preseason National Coaches’ Polls will be announced in a live video stream Tuesday afternoon... [Read the rest of the story...]
USTFCCCA Mourns Death of Hall of Famer Ted Banks
EL PASO, Texas — Ted Banks, who led the UTEP men’s track & field and cross country teams to a combined 17 national titles in nine years (1972-81) as head coach, passed away at his home in Gunter, Texas on Thursdaynight. He was 82 years old.
Banks directed the Miners to NCAA outdoor track & field championships in 1975, 1978 (co-championship),... [Read the rest of the story...]
Potential Collegiate Breakout Stars From Rio
NEW ORLEANS — By the time the 2016 Rio Olympic Games concluded this past weekend, 10 collegians from the 2016 track & field season had won medals either as an individual or part of a relay team.
RECAPPING RIO: By The Numbers | Former Bowerman Winners
Those medalists were headlined by Ryan Crouser and Clayton Murphy, both of whom either exhausted... [Read the rest of the story...]
Former Bowerman Award Winners Shine In Rio
NEW ORLEANS — Five former winners of The Bowerman Award earned medals at the Rio Olympic Games and each triumph came with its own piece of history.
Jenny Simpson (formerly Barringer), who hoisted the women’s trophy in 2009, became the first American woman — as well as the first woman from either of the America continents — to medal in... [Read the rest of the story...]
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