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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.
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.
October 29, 2020

"It's Been a Giant Relief": In a Season of Uncertainty, NCAA Conference Meets Offer Taste of the Familiar

27 of the 32 NCAA conferences postponed their fall championships, but five -- including the ACC, Big 12, and SEC -- will hold conference meets this weekend. We check in with coaches, including Arkansas' Lance Harter and NC State's Laurie Henes, to see how their teams have prepared and what a conference meet looks like in the age of COVID.
November 23, 2019

2019 Women's NCAA Cross Country Championships: Arkansas Women Complete 2019 Triple Crown as Weini Kelati Breaks It Open Early

New Mexico's Weini Kelati and the women of Arkansas were the big winners in the women's race.
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.
October 18, 2019

Edwin Kurgat & Alicia Monson Stamp Themselves as NCAA Title Contenders as NAU Men & Arkansas Women Roll at 2019 Nuttycombe Invite

We break down the biggest regular-season NCAA meet of the season for you. As good as NAU and Arkansas were, the men from the ACC were bad as their top 4 teams all bombed.
September 20, 2019

2019 NCAA Women’s XC Preview: #5 NC State Through #1 New Mexico

#2 Colorado certainly has a chance to repeat but it's an odd year and that means UNM is the team to beat.
March 07, 2019

Can Wisconsin Win NCAAs with a Two-Man Team? And Can Anyone Stop the Arkansas Women?

We don't think Wisco will win and instead are projecting Texas Tech to win the first NCAA title in any men's sport in school history.
November 14, 2018

2018 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: New Mexico Goes For 3rd Title In 4 Years Against A Deep Field Of Contenders

Mark Wetmore says that NCAA xc is "chaotic and unpredictable." That certainly could be true this year as 5 teams have a legitimate shot at the title - UNM, Oregon, Colorado, Boise State, and Arkansas.
October 25, 2017

Arkansas Creates "National Relay Champs" And Like Everyone Else in College Sports Says, "The Only Thing That Matters In Life Is Yourself"

Are you tired of greed in college sports? It's gotten so bad it's even extending to the non-revenue sports like track and field.
September 14, 2017

2017 NCAA Men's XC Preview: #4 BYU & #3 Arkansas

Believe it or not, Arkansas hasn't been on the podium since 2005 but that should change this year. BYU, which will be helped by super frosh Casey Clinger, likely will be there as well.
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.
June 06, 2017

The Fan's Guide to 2017 NCAA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Champs: Oregon Looks to Complete an Unprecedented Triple Crown

Oregon's drive for the 1st-ever women's triple crown is one of just 5 story lines we give you to follow. They include the return of Allie Ostrander to an NCAA champs after a year plus absence and is Dani Jones the favorite in the loaded women's 1500?  
March 09, 2017

The Married Guy's and Gal's Guide to 2017 NCAA Indoors: Edward Cheserek Goes For the Mile-3K-5K-DMR Quadruple & Everything Else You Need to Know

Cheserek is definitely going for the triple but we think he may attempt the quadruple. Learn what you need to know about NCAA Indoors.
March 01, 2017

NCAA Women's Entries Analysis: The 2017 Oregon Women's Track Team Might Be The Greatest In NCAA History

There isn't any doubt that the women of Oregon will win their 7th indoor title in the last 8 years - the only question is, 'Is this the greatest indoor team in the history of the NCAA?'
October 26, 2016

2016 NCAA XC Conference Preview, Part I: What To Watch For On Friday at the ACC, Pac-12, Big East, Big Sky, Mountain West and West Coast Meets?

Conference action kicks off Friday with showdowns at Pac-12s (No. 2 Stanford men vs. No. 3 Oregon & No. 7 Colorado; No. 1 Colorado women vs. No. 2 Washington & No. 5 Oregon), ACCs (No. 6 Syracuse men, No. 3 NC State women), SECs (No. 5 Arkansas men vs. No. 11 Ole Miss) and the West Coast meet (No. 4 BYU men vs. No. 12 Portland). The Big EastBig Sky and Mountain West meets are all on Friday too.
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.