Cross Country

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Cross-country to face defending champion Badgers Friday

The men’s and women’s cross-country teams will travel to Madison, Wis. Friday to face off against the defending national champion Badgers. This will be CMUs first of two trips to Madison this season, the second meeting being the NCAA Great […]
Cross Country / Sports

Veteran men’s cross-country team motivated by 2011 finish

The Central Michigan men’s cross-country team has high hopes for the upcoming season. Six of the top seven runners are returning for the 2012 men’s cross-country team, making this years team full of veteran leadership. The men’s team finished second at […]
Cross Country / Sports

Women’s cross-country team combines youth, leadership

The Central Michigan women’s cross-country team finished second at the Mid-American Conference championships the last two years – though the focus is higher this time around. CMU returns a young team made up of 11 underclassmen, including six freshmen and five […]
Cross Country / Sports

Young cross-country runners gain experience at annual Jeff Drenth Memorial

The Central Michigan cross-country season kicked off Friday in Mt. Pleasant at the 27th Jeff Drenth Memorial. Director of cross-country Willie Randolph said he was pleased with what he saw out of the younger runners and is looking forward to a season filled […]
Cross Country / Sports

Cross-country teams open season with Jeff Drenth Memorial Friday

The Central Michigan men’s and women’s cross-country teams kick off the season with the 27th Annual Jeff Drenth Memorial 5k Cross-Country Open Friday at 10 a.m. at Pleasant Hills Golf Club. The race will be CMU’s only race this once […]
Cross Country / Sports

Men’s cross-country picked to finish second in MAC; women expected to finish third

The Central Michigan men’s and women’s cross-country teams were picked to finish second and third in their respective leagues this season, according to the Mid-American Conference coaches preseason poll released Wednesday. For the men, Eastern Michigan is expected to repeat […]
Cross Country / Sports

Women’s cross-country look to top runner-up finish last season

The 2011 Central Michigan women’s cross-country team made successful strides last year. Finishing second in the Mid-American Conference championship, the Chippewas only lost to the University of Toledo. This season, there are 17 runners on the roster, with just four […]
Cross Country / Sports

Men’s cross-country faces tough challenge in replacing Adams

Last season, the Central Michigan men’s cross-country team finished second at the Mid-American Conference championship, just 10 points shy of the champion, Eastern Michigan. The advancement of the CMU cross-country program, especially the men’s team, was symbolized with a record performance […]
Cross Country / Sports

Thrower Alex Rose competes in Australia meet, wins two gold medals

Central Michigan junior thrower Alex Rose recently traveled to Cairns, Australia, and represented Samoa in the Oceania Area Championships. Rose’s father was born and raised in Samoa before moving to the United States when he was 19. “I learned a […]
Cross Country

Men’s cross-country reflection

The 2011 Central Michigan men’s cross-country team drastically improved upon their 2010 campaign. 2011 became a positive step for the future of CMU’s men’s cross-country team that compiled a number of highlights. The season included a 2nd place finish at […]
Cross Country

Adams finishes 69th at Nationals

Sophomore Tecumseh Adams finished 69th at Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind, on Monday Nov. 21. Adams was the first runner since 2005 to qualify for Nationals and the first runner under Director of cross-country and track Willie Randolph. Randolph said […]
Cross Country

Women’s cross-country team reflects on season

It wasn’t the year for the women’s cross-country team to win a Mid-American Conference championship. Nor was it the year for any of its runners to compete in the Nationals this past weekend in Terra Haute, Ind. The team finished […]


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