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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 23:04:00 EDTThe 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 EDTThe 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 EDTThe 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 EDTWestern 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 EDTThe 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 EDTWestern 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.
Sat, 03 Sep 2016 12:13:00 EDTFor the 10th straight season, the Western Carolina men's and women's cross country programs opened their season at home by hosting the Western Carolina Invitational but for the first time in that span the Catamounts were under the direction of first year head coach Cale McDaniel. Both the men's and women's programs each finished second in their respective races with sophomore Liam Brooks picking up the best individual finish as he placed third in the men's 5K race.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:07:00 EDTThe Western Carolina men's and women's cross country teams are ready to open the 2016 season by hosting the Western Carolina Invitational Saturday, Sept. 3. The Catamounts will welcome in five other programs Saturday morning for the 9 a.m., start.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:03:00 EDTCale McDaniel, a 2010 graduate of Western Carolina University, was today (Friday, August 19) named the head men's and women's cross country / track & field coach at Western Carolina University as announced by Director of Athletics Randy Eaton.