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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.
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.
November 17, 2021

2021 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: Four-Horse Race In Tallahassee

NC State, New Mexico, Colorado, and BYU all have a legit shot to win on Saturday. We make the case for and against each team but ultimately go with Laurie Henes' NC State Wolfpack. How cool would it be for her to win NCAA title #1 after 30-years at her alma mater?
November 26, 2019

The Decade Awards: Which NCAA Cross Country Programs & Athletes Were the Best of the 2010s?

We hand out awards, including Runner of the Decade, Upset of the Decade, & Program of the Decade. Plus, what were the best single-season teams of the last 10 years?
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.
November 15, 2018

2018 NCAA Women's Individual Preview: Weini Kelati & Alicia Monson Look to Derail Ednah Kurgat's Repeat Bid

Ednah Kurgat won NCAAs last year in a record time and she's in better shape this year but we don't think she'll be the winner as her teammate Weini Kelati is in even better shape. Fascinating tidbit, we learned that Kurgat and Kelati (or any of the top UNM women) do not workout together. *MB Ednah Kurgat won NCAAs last year in a championship record time ans is in better shape this year.....Here's why she won't win.
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.
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 18, 2017

Ednah Kurgat Wins and Leads New Mexico To Women's Team Title at 2017 NCAA Cross Country Championships

New Mexico won it's second title in three years as San Francisco was 2nd for the first time in program history with the lowest losing score in 20 years.
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?
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 15, 2017

2017 NCAA Women's XC Preview: #2 New Mexico & #1 Colorado

Colorado choked away a national title chance last year but they've got a real good shot at winning in 2017, but a top heavy New Mexico team is going to be very hard to beat.
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 19, 2016

2016 NCAA Women's XC Preview: #6 New Mexico, #5 NC State, #4 Oregon and #3 Stanford

New Mexico had a dream season last year that resulted in a NCAA title but so far 2017 has been a nightmare. Stanford has a dream recruiting class.
March 07, 2016

Video Documentary: "Leap Year: A Look At Collegiate Jumping"

The 63-minute video follows the long and triple jumpers at the University of New Mexico through the 2014-2015 season.
November 21, 2015

Video With New Mexico Women and Coach Joe Franklin Talk After NCAA XC Crown

Video with the first Footlocker and NCAA XC champ.
November 21, 2015

Molly Seidel Breaks The Foot Locker Curse And New Mexico Makes History At 2015 NCAA Cross-Country Championships

The Foot Locker curse is over and the New Mexico women dominated.
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.