Nico Young

Nico Young

March 06, 2023

2023 NCAA Indoors: Washington Goes for History in the Mile and Prepare for War in the 5K

With no overwhelming favorites in any of the distance races, 2023 NCAAs should be full of drama. Plus who is favored in the team battle?
November 19, 2022

Dynasty: NAU Wins on Tiebreaker over Oklahoma State, as Charles Hicks Gets Individual Title #1 for Stanford

NAU edged Oklahoma State on the tie breaker as Charles Hicks outlasted Nico Young.
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?
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 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 Men's Top 10: NAU Chases Second Three-Peat; Can Stanford or OK State Finally Knock Them Off?

NAU is loaded once again. But so is Stanford, and OSU should be dangerous on its home course. Who will win it all in '22? *MB: Jonathan Gault unveils his top 10 men's NCAA xc teams. Agree or disagree?
August 04, 2022

Sean Brosnan Opens Up About Leaving the Greatest High School XC Team Ever for UCLA

Which Newbury Park stud does Brosnan compare to Galen Rupp, who does he think can win an NCAA 1500 title and who will be the best pro?
June 06, 2022

2022 NCAA M5K/10K/SC Preview: NAU Duo of Abdihamid Nur & Nico Young Lead the Way

Nur will be looking for his 3rd NCAA title in the 10k while Young is chasing his first against a strong 5k field.
March 02, 2022

WTW: Sub-4 Isn't What It Used To Be, The SEC Meet Was Incredible (As Usual), Josh Kerr 3:48 And Yared Nuguse Comes Up Short

We take a look back at the NCAA conference meets from last week and wonder if Donavan Brazier would have even made the final at SECs. We also give out some praise to Josh Kerr and Yalemzerf Yehualaw.
November 16, 2021

2021 NCAA XC Men's Individual Preview: Will Conner Mantz Become a Legend? Or Will Wesley Kiptoo Earn Redemption?

A second NCAA XC title would vault Mantz into the NCAA XC pantheon, but to win he'll have to beat a loaded field featuring Kiptoo, Adriaan Wildschutt, Cooper TeareNico Young, and more. *MB: NCAA Predicted Men's Individual top 10 
June 01, 2021

WTW: A Look Back at the Insane NCAA Track & Field Regionals

The Week That Was is back as we take a look at the wild regional meets which were great for one teen phenom (Athing Mu) but not so great for some others like Nico Young and Katelyn Tuohy who will be watching NCAAs on tv. Plus did you know there is another US teen, Graham Blanks, who ran 13:27 last week but also won't be at NCAAs as he hasn't even started college yet?
April 23, 2021

Teenage Dreams: 18-Year-Old Nico Young Runs 13:24, 19-Year-Old Cole Hocker Runs 13:19

It was a great day for US distance running as American teens broke 13:25 twice in the span of five hours.
March 15, 2021

Conner Mantz Ends The American Drought, NAU Men Reassert Themselves As Kings At 2020 NCAA Cross Country Championships

Mantz ended the American individual drought with a DOMINANT final four minutes as he won by 22.1 seconds. In the team battle, NAU (1st with 60 points) was magnificent and they needed to be as Notre Dame had the best runner-up score since 1997 (87 points).
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?
February 01, 2021

BYU Upsets #1 NAU as Conner Mantz Wins, Nico Young Impresses, & BYU Sweeps Team Titles at Silver State Challenge in Vegas

The #2 BYU men may have upset #1 NAU, but NAU held out one of the top runners in the country in Luis Grijalva. Young finished an impressive second as NAU's Taryn O'Neill won the women's race.
February 21, 2020

LRC Q&A: NXN Champ Nico Young on His Favorite Race, Toughest Workout, & Why He Chose NAU

Nico also shares who his favorite pros are - Galen Rupp and Justyn Knight.
February 08, 2020

Making Sense of the Madness at 2020 Millrose, Where 3 American Records Fell in 70 Minutes

What an incredible night. For 70 minutes on Saturday evening, the American distance running world lost its collective mind. When it was all over, a US HS record + 3 outright American records were history.
February 06, 2020

Ranking the Top 10 Events at the 2020 NYRR Millrose Games

From Allyson Felix and Grant Holloway in the sprints, to Joe Kovacs and Ryan Crouser in the throws, to Donavan BrazierFilip Ingebrigtsen, and new phenom Jemma Reekie in the middle distances, studs will be everywhere in NYC on Saturday. *MB: Official 2020 NYRR Millrose Games Discussion Thread