Ed Eyestone

Ed Eyestone

February 20, 2024

WTW: Noah Lyles is better than ever but so is Letsile Tebogo, Josh Kerr & Yared Nuguse are ready, & BYU alums and Aussie teens impress

Oh what a year 2024 is going to be. Josh Kerr vs Yared Nuguse is on! Noah Lyles looks like he's ready to make a statement but so does Letsile Tebogo. And how about those Australian teenagers and BYU alums.
February 03, 2024

2024 US Olympic Marathon Trials: Conner Mantz & Clayton Young Go 1-2 as Leonard Korir Rises from the Dead for 3rd

Mantz and Young almost crossed the line together, with Mantz pulling ahead in the final meters. Korir overcame an 18-second deficit at 25 miles to take 3rd.
January 26, 2024

After Stress Reaction In His Femur, Conner Mantz Ready for Olympic Marathon Trials as #1 Seed

Conner Mantz reveals he has stress reaction in his femur but he is ready to go for the Olympic Marathon Trials where he is the #1 seed.
October 06, 2022

American Marathon Debut Record? Conner Mantz Set to Rock 2022 Chicago Marathon

It's not very often that an American with multiple NCAA crowns and a 13:10 5000 pb makes his marathon debut in the prime of his career, but that's happening this week for Conner Mantz. Mantz's debut is the biggest for an American since Galen Rupp.
March 11, 2021

NCAA XC Men's Preview: NAU Seeks Revenge as BYU Tries to Repeat; Can Anyone Stop Wesley Kiptoo?

At last, the 2020 NCAA xc championships are almost here (in 2021). Will BYU repeat or will NAU win it's 4th title in 5 seasons? And can anyone stop Wesley Kiptoo?
November 17, 2020

Why Are NCAA Indoors and NCAA XC Scheduled For the Same Weekend? And Will They Happen at All?

The NCAA XC champs will be held on March 15, just two days after NCAA Indoors. Jonathan Gault spoke to several top NCAA coaches to figure out why the schedule turned out that way -- and how they're adjusting. Many coaches indicated they are likely to blow off one of the championships entirely.
February 26, 2020

Ed Eyestone Thinks Galen Rupp Might Be Vulnerable In Atlanta and Isn't Giving Him "Golden Ticket" To Tokyo

While Eyestone is full of praise for his rival college coach Mike Smith for agreeing to coach Galen Rupp and says he doesn't think Rupp was doing anything "nefarious" while under Salazar, he does think Rupp is vulnerable on Saturday. "I think that Wardy is going to be a factor as long as his stomach’s fine and everything’s going according to plan." *MB: Is Galen Rupp vulnerable on Saturday? Ed Eyestone thinks Jared Ward has a shot at beating him
November 23, 2019

2019 NCAA Men's XC Champs: #3 BYU Shocks #1 NAU To Win 1st Title, Iowa State's Edwin Kurgat Delivers As Favorite

Edwin Kurgat of Iowa State came through as the individual favorite but there was a big upset in the team race as BYU won its 1st-ever title.
June 06, 2019

Clayton Young and BYU Earn Redemption, Young Sprints to 2019 NCAA 10K Title

A year ago, BYU runners took the last 3 spots in the NCAA men's 10,000. Tonight, they took 3 of the top 4, led by Clayton Young's national title.
April 15, 2019

Analyzing the American Men at 2019 Boston: Fauble & Ward (Finally) Break 2:10, Ritz Struggles, & More

An American-born runner not named Galen Rupp hadn't broken 2:10 in more than 2,000 days but two men did it on Monday in Boston.
November 13, 2017

This Is Not Your Older Brother's BYU Team -- The Cougars Are Ready for Their NCAA Moment

An in-depth look at the incredible BYU squad which scored just 17 points against Oregon and Stanford this year and has had at most a 17-second spread all season long.
November 22, 2013

Pre-Meet Press Conference Highlights (3,000+ Words Worth)

What did Mark Wetmore, Dave Smith, Eric Heins, James Li, Karen Harvey, Kennedy Kithuka, Abbey D, Colleen Q and a slew of others have to say about Saturday's race?