June 10, 2023
Men’s 5000: Ky Robinson Makes It Look Easy to Complete the Double
Robinson became the first man to sweep the 5k/10k at NCAAs since Edward Cheserek in 2016.
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.
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?
March 12, 2021
NCAA XC Women's Preview: Can Stanford Win Its First Title Since 2007 In a Wide-Open Race? Who Is the Individual Favorite?
It has been 13+ years since Stanford won an NCAA XC team title, and no Stanford man or woman has ever won the individual title. Look for Ella Donaghu and this year's Cardinal team to change that.
March 11, 2020
2020 NCAA Indoors Women's Mid-D/Distance Preview: Dani Jones Chases Audacious 800/Mile Double
We don't expect her to pull it off as we think Nia Akins will win her first NCAA title in the 800, but if Jones wins just 1 NCAA title she'll join Jenny Simpson and Adam Goucher for the most in CU history. Plus can Whittni Orton win her first in the 3000?
November 21, 2019
2019 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: Arkansas Tries to Erase NCAA XC Demons, Chases 2019 Sweep & First XC Title
The Arkansas women are looking to complete the calendar-year triple crown but they have never won an NCAA xc crown and they've underperformed at 8 straight NCAAs. That being said, they have been utterly dominant this year and just perfect-scored their regional.
November 20, 2019
2019 NCAA XC Men's Team Preview: New Faces, Same Old NAU; Can Colorado Channel the Spirit of '04 and Pull the Upset?
#1 NAU seems poised to become just the third men's team to win 4-straight NCAA XC titles but #2 Colorado has a good team and #4 Stanford has 5 sub-13:50 guys. Can someone pull off a big upset?
September 19, 2019
2019 NCAA Women's XC Preview: #10 Michigan State Through #6 Washington
We begin our 2019 NCAA XC countdown by unveiling the first half of the LRC top 10.
August 28, 2019
BAA Head Coach Ricardo Santos Is Leaving To Take Distance Coach Position At Stanford; 2012 Olympian Morgan Uceny Will Take Over
Uceny has been an assistant coach with the BAA, but has now been named interim head coach while the they search for a permanent replacement for Santos. *Discuss
March 09, 2019
Notre Dame Men Edge Stanford & Grant Fisher (3:54 Anchor) for 2019 NCAA DMR Title; Oregon Women Repeat
January 03, 2019
Where Will The 2019 Prefontaine Classic Be Held? Stanford Most Likely
Stanford officials are "currently discussing the possibility" of hosting the 2019 Pre Classic and Stanford already appears as the location on an officials' calendar for the USATF Pacific Association.
September 26, 2018
All Grown Up: "This Is A Different Grant Fisher Than We’ve Ever Seen Before"
Grant Fisher is going to open his senior XC season on Saturday and Stanford coach Chris Miltenberg is worried...for the competition. "I’m maybe worried for everybody else out there because this is a different Grant Fisher than we’ve ever seen before."
March 07, 2018
2018 NCAA Indoor DMR Preview: Josh Kerr & New Mexico Are Favored On Men's Side; Can Elise Cranny Carry Stanford To Title After String Of Near Misses?
The men's race could come to an anchor battle of a tired Josh Kerr vs. a fresh Grant Fisher. Who would have the edge? In the women's race, Stanford and Oregon are our two favorites. *MB: 2018 NCAA DMR Discussion Thread - Who wins if it comes down to a tired Josh Kerr vs fresh Grant Fisher? Oregon or Stanford?
November 15, 2017
2017 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: Oregon Tries to Repeat, Colorado Seeks Redemption, & New Mexico Is Loaded Again
This is one of the more exciting team battles in recent memory, as there are 5 teams that legitimately think they can win the NCAA title on Saturday. Who has the edge Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, San Fran or Stanford?
November 14, 2017
Clash of the Titans: No. 1 NAU & No. 2 BYU Square Off In Classic Battle In Louisville for the 2017 NCAA XC Title
On paper, the battle for the men's 2017 NCAA Cross Country team title looks like it could be epic. We break it down for you.
October 12, 2017
2017 Wisconsin Invite/Pre-Nats Preview: Who Will Emerge as the NCAA Favorites as the XC Season Heats Up?
There should be some great matchups this weekend. Justyn Knight vs. Grant Fisher (and Morgan McDonald?) at Wisconsin. Katie Rainsberger vs. Karissa Schweizer at Pre-Nats. No. 1 NAU vs. No. 3 Syracuse vs. No. 4 Stanford in the men's race at Wisconsin. No. 1 Colorado vs. No. 2 Oregon vs. No. 4 Michigan in the women's race at Pre-Nats. Get excited. *MB: Official 2017 Wisco / Pre-Nats Discussion Thread- Who you got?
September 14, 2017
2017 NCAA Women's XC Preview: #4 Oregon & #3 Stanford
Reigning champ Oregon returns its top 2 from last year while Stanford returns nearly everyone and has a ton of new talent as well.
September 13, 2017
2017 NCAA Men's XC Preview: #6 Colorado & #5 Stanford
Colorado won back to back titles in 2013 and 2014 but we don't think they'll win this year and the same is true for Stanford which hasn't won since 2003.
March 08, 2017
2017 NCAA Indoor Men's + Women's DMR Preview: Expect Oregon's Edward Cheserek to Put the Team on His Back Again As The Ducks Shoot for a DMR Sweep
Believe it or not, the Oregon women have never won the DMR at NCAAs. Look for that to change on Friday as we think the Ducks will win both DMR titles.
November 19, 2016
Patrick Tiernan Stuns Edward Cheserek as NAU Wins First Crown to Send Coach Eric Heins Out On Top
Patrick Tiernan did the almost unthinkable and beat Edward Cheserek as NAU got its first national title.