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September 22, 2017

2017 Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown: #27 Illinois Goes 1-2 but #3 Syracuse Men Roll as #7 Providence Women Hold Off #18 Indiana & #25 Georgetown

The Orange (35 points) went 3-4-5 and cruised past the Illini (56 points) but the Friars (71 points) had to work for it despite going 4-5-6 as the Hoosiers and Hoyas were each just 7 points behind. Illinois' Jesse Reiser (24:13) and New Hampshire's Elle Purrier (16:49) were your individual champions. Might Illinois win its 1st Big 10 title since 1984?
September 11, 2017

2017 NCAA Women's XC Preview: #10 Providence & #9 Arkansas

Traditional powers Arkansas and Providence had off years in 2016 but look poised to be in the top 10 once again in 2017.
November 16, 2016

2016 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: The Unstoppable Colorado Women Will Win The 2016 NCAA Title

Sorry Washington,#3 Providence, #2 NC State and super young and super-talented Stanford, but the Buffs will win it all on Saturday.
October 14, 2016

No. 4 Washington Women Win 2016 Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational as Boise State's Brenna Peloquin (20:00) Pulls Away to Win Individual Crown

Boise State's Brenna Peloquin came into the year as the #2 runner on her team - now she's the NCAA favorite. #1 Providence certainly isn't the favorite any more as they are missing a few studs.
October 12, 2016

Who's #1 on the Men's Side, How Good Is Stanford and Three Other College XC Questions Ahead of Wisconsin/Pre-Nats Weekend

If you want to win NCAAs as a team, you'd better run well this weekend. Every single year for the last 15 years, the eventual men's NCAA champion has won on this weekend. The race of the week is the men's race at Wisconsin as it includes the top three teams in the country (Northern Arizona, Syracuse and BYU) and a great individual battle between NAU's Futsum Zienasellassie, Syracuse's Justyn Knight and Stanford's Sean McGorty.
September 17, 2016

RRW: Providence Earned Dominant Win At BC Battle In Beantown

On the men's side, Dartmouth won as #6 ranked Arkansas finished only 3rd holding some athletes out. UNH's Elinor Purrier and Arkansas' Alex George (running in a speedsuit) got the individual victories. *Full Results
September 16, 2016

Battle in Beantown: No. 3 Providence Women Roll; Unranked Dartmouth Men Upset No. 20 Providence and Shorthanded No. 6 Arkansas

At the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown, Arkansas' Alex George (24:09) and UNH's Elinor Purrier (17:06) claimed the individual wins at Franklin Park. We also ran into Molly Huddle, who updated us on the early stages of her NYC Marathon training.
November 18, 2015

2015 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: Can New Mexico Prove Itself To Be The Greatest NCAA Team In History?

Joe Franklin's Lobos will be racing history on Saturday in Louisville.
October 15, 2015

Wisconsin adidas Invitational Preview: Can The Syracuse Men Repeat? How Low Can The New Mexico Women Go?

With 17 ranked men's teams and 20 of the top 25 women's teams, this is the best meet of the year outside of NCAAs. No. 2 Syracuse is the highest-ranked team in the coaches' poll, but they'll face tough competition in No. 4 Stanford, No. 5 Iona and No. 11 Wisconsin. No. 1 New Mexico should win the women's race handily, but look out for No. 3 Providence and No. 6 Boise St.
September 25, 2015

No. 3 Syracuse Men and No. 8 Providence Women Crush Competition at 2015 Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown

Providence coach Ray Treacy reveals that he thinks this year's squad is better 1-5 than his 2013 title team and Syracuse coach Chris Fox reveals that superstar Justyn Knight only runs 50-60 mpw.
September 15, 2015

2015 Women's XC Preview: #8 Michigan State And #7 Providence

Providence surprised everybody - including coach Ray Treacy - by finishing 13th last year. With All-American Sarah Collins back in the fold, the Friars will be even better in '15. Meanwhile, the defending champion Spartans lose three of their top five but return their top two from NCAAs in Rachele Schulist and Lindsay Clark.
February 03, 2015

Zane Robertson Pulls a Ryan Hall, Alberto Salazar is Track's Bill Belichick, Will Claye is Not Canadian But Good For the Sport, Tweet of the Week

Zane Robertson and Ryan Hall are way more similar than you thought, Alberto Salazar is track's Bill Belichick, Will Claye is not Canadian but good for the sport, the Russian are really good at doping, plus the tweet of the week, fast races on a flat track and more.

September 29, 2014

Emma Bates Struggles, Alexa Efraimson Collapses, All Hail Southern Utah and Watch Out For...Furman? Seven Thoughts on XC's First Big Weekend

We give you the scoop on the key xc results from last weekend. Along the way, we also talk about the men of Oklahoma State and Providence.