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Fri, 04 Nov 2016 20:00:00 ESTThe Western Carolina men's and women's cross country teams both won the WCU Fast Cat Invitational over visiting UNC Asheville Friday evening. Freshman Shawnda Martin won the women's two mile race while sophomore Liam Brooks captured the men's 5K title to close out the Catamount cross country season.
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 11:39:00 ESTSeven of WCU's 10 scoring runners at the 2016 Southern Conference Championships set personal bests including four on the women's side and three on the men's side. Both the men's and women's cross country teams placed seventh overall in their respective races with defending champions Furman claiming both team titles.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:27:00 ESTThe Western Carolina men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Chattanooga, Tenn., for the 2016 Southern Conference Cross Country Championships hosted by UTC. The 2016 Southern Conference Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships are set for Saturday, Oct. 29, at Camp Jordan in Chattanooga, Tenn. The event will begin with the men’s 8K race at 10 a.m., followed by the women’s 5K race at 10:45 a.m. An awards ceremony, which will honor the top team and individual performances, will follow the conclusion of the women’s race.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 23:04:00 ESTThe Western Carolina men's and women's cross country teams traveled across the state to compete in the VertCross Invitational hosted by High Point University Friday afternoon. The field featured teams from the ACC, Atlantic 10, Big South, CAA, Conference USA, OVC, Southern and Sun Belt conferences. The women finished 11th in the field of 20 while the men placed 15th in a 22-team field.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 21:09:00 ESTThe Western Carolina men's and women's cross country teams returned to Asheville, N.C., to compete in the Asheville Cross Country Challenge Saturday morning. The Catamount women took third out of an 11 team field while the men placed fifth out of 12 teams. Sophomore Kaitlyn Lingard was WCU's top individual finisher as she placed second in the women's 5K race with a blazing time of 18:33.78.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 21:05:00 ESTThe Western Carolina men's and women's cross country teams both finished second Friday evening at the Mountains to Sea Duals hosted by Appalachian State University. The Catamounts finished ahead of ACC member Miami as well as CAA member and sister institution UNC Wilmington. Sophomore Kaitlyn Lingard was WCU's top individual finisher as she placed fifth in the women's 5K race.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:03:00 ESTWestern Carolina first-year head coach Cale McDaniel announced the addition of assistant coach Jaymes Talkington which completes his Western Carolina cross country and track & field coaching staff. Talkington most recently served as the director of track & field operations at Marshall University.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 14:23:00 ESTThe Western Carolina men's and women's cross country teams gave head coach Cale McDaniel the first two victories of his young head coaching career Saturday morning as the Catamounts swept the titles at the UNC Asheville Cross Country Invitational. Sophomore Kaitlyn Lingard repeated as individual champion in the women's race after taking the title last season during her freshman campaign.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:54:00 ESTWestern Carolina first-year head coach Cale McDaniel announced the addition of Austin Davis to his coaching staff as he forms his first leadership team for the Western Carolina cross country and track & field programs. Davis most recently served as an assistant coach at Davidson College.