NCAA cross country

NCAA cross country

November 20, 2023

2023 NCAA XC: NC State's Strange Victory, Colorado's Year from Hell, and Should UVA Host Again?

Plus should UVA host again, and the one-armed runner who led Tennessee to 6th place.
November 18, 2023

2023 NCAA XC Breakdown: Tuohy's Heroics, Valby's Historic Season, OSU Dethrones NAU, & More

Tuohy did not get the repeat individual title but today's gutsy run may have been her finest hour in what may have been her final race for NC State. Our Jonathan Gault breaks it down in 3,000+ words.
November 17, 2023

Laurie Henes Says Katelyn Tuohy "Is In Better Shape Than She's Ever Been" Ahead of 2023 NCAA XC Meet

Plus UVA coach Vin Lananna explains why Saturday's meet has sold out to the public.
November 10, 2023

2023 NCAA XC Championships Qualifiers & Analysis

The OK State men & NAU women impressed. There was drama out West, where the Gonzaga & Portland men surprised as Oregon & Washington failed to qualify.
November 09, 2023

Here Are the Projected 2023 NCAA XC Qualifiers (Pre-Regionals)

Skipping Nuttycombe could come back to haunt the Oregon men -- right now, they're projected to miss NCAAs. We project every team qualifier ahead of Friday's regionals.
October 26, 2023

NCAA XC Conference Preview: Valbymania Heads to SC, Big 12s Is Loaded, and Bye-Bye Pac-12

We preview a huge weekend of XC action. Will Oregon's Jerry Schumacher will pull the redshirts from star freshmen Simeon BirnbaumConnor Burns, and Archie Noakes?
October 12, 2023

The Last Dance Begins for Katelyn Tuohy and the NC State Women

With Tuohy, Kelsey Chmiel, and Sam Bush back for one last go-round, NC State's quest for a 3rd straight title hits high gear at Friday's Nuttycombe Invitational.
September 30, 2023

2023 NCAA XC Women's Top 10: Katelyn Tuohy Tries to Lead NC State to 3-Peat

Tuohy, who won the individual last year, opted to return to Raleigh and is one of four women on the NC State roster who finished in the top 20 last year.
September 28, 2023

2023 NCAA XC Men's Top 10: Everyone Is Still Chasing NAU

Our pre/midseason top 10 is here. NAU is loaded, but OK State could be even better than '22, when they lost NCAAs to NAU on a tiebreaker.
November 18, 2022

Happy NCAA Eve! Katelyn Tuohy Says Hamstring Is 100%, Solinsky Says Valby Can Handle Hills, & More

Katelyn Tuohy said NCAAs is "gonna be a dogfight, but I'm excited for it." Plus hear from Mike SmithDave SmithNatalie Cook, and more.
November 17, 2022

2022 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: NC State Is #1, But a Repeat Won't Be Easy

No team has repeated since Villanova in 2009-10, but with Katelyn Tuohy and Kelsey Chmiel leading the way, the Wolfpack have a great shot to do it on Saturday.
November 16, 2022

2022 NCAA XC Men's Individual Preview: A Free-For-All in Stillwater

Can precocious Nico Young win NCAAs at age 20? Could Alex Maier or Isai Rodriguez take the win on their home course? What about Stanford stars Charles Hicks Ky Robinson?
November 16, 2022

2022 NCAA XC Men's Team Preview: Stanford Seeks First Title Since '03 Against a Deep Field

Stanford crushed everyone at Nuttycombe, but BYU, OK State, and NAU (winners of 5 of the last 6 titles) all have legitimate shots to win on Saturday.
November 02, 2022

WTW: The Mancini Sisters Rock It For La Salle Yet Again & One of The World's Most Talented Teens Returns To Action

You consider yourself to be a hard-core running fan but do you even know who Seira Fuwa is? You should. Plus will the NYRR's virtue signaling backfire?

October 28, 2022

5 NCAA XC Takeaways - The Stanford men look GREAT, the NC State women win but look vulnerable, and an SEC champ smokes a cigar after the race

One of the best days in US running is the last Friday in October as it’s NCAA conference championship day. We break down all of the exciting action for you here. *Results
October 26, 2022

The Biggest Questions Ahead of NCAA XC Conference Weekend

What will Parker Valby and Natalie Cook do for an encore? How low will #1 Stanford and #1 NC State go? And can the Wisconsin men win Big 10 title #53?
October 14, 2022

2022 Nuttycombe: Katelyn Tuohy and Stanford Men Get Statement Wins

Ky Robinson won the men's race while the NC State women needed a tie-breaker to win the women's team title. Are the NAU men in trouble? Plus Colin Sahlman debuted.
September 21, 2022

2022 NCAA XC Women's Top 10: NC State Is Still the Team to Beat

NC State loses two of its top five but could still be better than they were in 2021.