Cross Country

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Cross country season closes

By: Julia Haber ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier cross country team concluded its 2016 season on Friday, Nov. 11, in Madison, Wisc. Xavier competed in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, where the women’s team placed 17th out of 32 teams while the men’s team placed 25th out of 30 teams. At the front of the pack … Continue reading

Cross Country competes in Big East Championship

By: Julia Haber ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier Cross Country team traveled to New York City to compete in the Big East Championship on Friday, Oct. 28. The women’s team finished sixth out of ten schools behind Butler, Villanova, Georgetown, and the eventual champion, Providence. At the front of the pack in the 6k was junior … Continue reading

Cross country finishes strong at Bradley Classic

By: Julia Haber ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier cross country team finished off regular season action this past weekend in Peoria, Ill., with the Bradley Classic. The women’s team finished 15th out of 26 teams with about 200 female athletes attending. Leading the women’s side was junior Madeline Britton, who placed 13th in the 6k with … Continue reading

Cross country continues strong run

By: Donald Menke ~Staff Writer~ Both Xavier men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the National Catholic Invitational meet this past Friday, with the men’s team placing eighth and finishing four points behind DePaul. The women’s team placed sixth, finishing 11 points behind Loyola. St. Louis University won the men’s race, while Notre Dame … Continue reading

Cross country shines at Queen Invitational

By: Julia Haber ~Guest Writer~ Xavier’s cross country team started its season on a high note on Saturday, Sept. 3, in West Chester, Ohio. The men’s and women’s teams competed at the Queen City Invitational, where the men placed third overall and the women finished fifth of the 13 teams that competed. The men’s side … Continue reading

Musketeers prove successful in multiple sports

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer ~ Another year of incredible athletic achievements is in the books for Xavier athletics, so it’s time to take a look back at some of the notable performances. No sooner had students returned to campus for the fall semester than the men’s soccer team begam its season. Expectations were high for … Continue reading

Cross Country runs through meets in Ohio and Pennsylvania

By: Donald Menke ~Guest Writer~ Xavier Cross Country continued to get ready for the Big East Conference Championships with the All-Ohio Invitational and the Paul Short Run, both on Oct. 2. At the All-Ohio Invitational, Xavier freshman Ryan Nephew led the Xavier men’s runners with a time of 26:01 in the men’s 8K event, placing … Continue reading

Cross country keeps running

By: Paul Fritschner ~Guest Writer~ Xavier’s men’s and women’s cross country teams started down the long road on Sept. 5 as they competed in the 31st annual Queen City Invitational. The event, hosted this year by the Musketeers, took place in nearby Mason, Ohio, at Kingswood Park. Freshman Caroline Gosser christened her Xavier career by … Continue reading

Cross country teams compete in conference championships

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ On Oct. 31, the Xavier men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in the Big East Championships, which were held in Carmel, Ind. Among the 10 Big East schools, the women’s team finished in sixth place and the men’s team finished in seventh. The runners competed in an eight-kilometer race, … Continue reading

Cross country races in South Bend

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to South Bend, Ind., where they competed in the National Catholic Invitational at University of Notre Dame. The Musketeers faced off against Notre Dame, St. Louis University, University of Dayton, Marquette University and DePaul University, among other competitive schools. The women … Continue reading