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Cross country finishes season strong at Great Lakes Regional

Men’s and women’s cross-country competed at the Great Lakes Regional meet Friday, finishing 18th and ninth, respectively. The men were led by sophomore standout Nate Ghena, who placed 41st with a time of 31:31 in the 10k. Junior Ethan Lievense crossed […]
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Cross-country teams look for strong showings after two week layoff

After exceptional performances at the Notre Dame Invitational, the men’s and women’s cross-country teams will end its two week hiatus and compete in Pre-Nationals at Indiana State. At Notre Dame, both teams earned fourth place overall in a pool of […]
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Cross-country teams head to Notre Dame for invitational

The cross-country teams will travel this Friday to compete at the 58th annual Notre Dame Invitational. Both the men and the women will be competing in the gold division, which will be made up of 26 teams for the women and 24 […]
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Men’s cross-country finishes 19th, women’s 15th at Minnesota

Through pouring rain and brutal wind the men’s and women’s cross country team competed in its first scored meet of the season at the 28th Annual Roy Griak Invitational Saturday in Minnesota. Against some stiff competition, the men and women raced […]
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Cross-country back in action at Minnesota

After a one week stint without a meet, the men and women cross-country teams will be returning at the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday at Minnesota. “We’ve had some really good workouts,” said head coach Matt Kaczor. “Yeah, I believe you […]
Cross Country / Sports
Central Michigan University runners participate in the annual Jeff Drenth Memorial Race on Friday morning, August 30, 2013 at Pleasant Hills Golf Course. (Christiana Kurtz/Staff Photographer)

Cross-country teams have strong performance at MSU

The men’s cross-country team battled its way through the second meet of the season at Friday’s Spartan Invitational. The team’s strong front pack earned the Chippewas three spots in the top-10 with sophomore Nate Ghena, red-shirted freshman Spencer Nousain, and […]
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Cross-country looks to keep up with Michigan State at Sparty Invite

Cross-country looks to keep up with Michigan State at Sparty Invite

After solid performances at the Jeff Drenth Invitational, the cross-country teams hope to maintain momentum at the Auto-Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational. Held at Forest Akers East Golf Course, the race will kick off at noon. “There’s going to be a few […]
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Central Michigan University runners participate in the annual Jeff Drenth Memorial Race on Friday morning, August 30, 2013 at Pleasant Hills Golf Course. (Christiana Kurtz/Staff Photographer)

Men and women cross-country find success at home

The men and women of the cross-country team competed in its first races of the 2013 season last weekend at the 28th annual Jeff Drenth Memorial Race. CMU sophomore Nate Ghena kicked off his season in good fashion, blazing through the […]
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Cross country ready for 2013 under new leadership

Track and field and cross country head coach Mark Guthrie’s staff is looking to move Central Michigan forward following a tumultuous season last year. Associate head coach Matt Kaczor has high hopes and lofty expectations for his team. “We want […]
Cross Country / Sports / Top Stories / Track & Field

Hall of Fame coach Mark Guthrie named track and field director

Mark Guthrie has been named Central Michigan University’s director of track and field and cross country. Guthrie, who signed a contract that pays him $85,000 a year for five years, won 22 NCAA Division III titles at University of Wisconsin-La […]
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Cross country season ends at Great Lakes Regional Friday

The cross country men’s and women’s teams failed to secure spots in the NCAA Championships Friday, finishing 12th and 14th, respectively at the Great Lakes Regional meet. Both teams and individual runners were hoping to extend their season by placing […]
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Cross country to compete in Great Lakes Regional today in hopes of NCAA bid

The Central Michigan men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete Friday during the Great Lakes Regional in an attempt to secure a spot in the NCAA championships. Both races will take place at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Course – a […]


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