Recent Cross Country News
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Penzenstadler, Moyer Named Scholar-Athletes
Sam Penzenstadler of Loyola University Chicago and Kylynn Moyer of Drake University have been selected Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athletes of the Week, Commissioner Doug Elgin announced today. Penzenstadler and Moyer were honored for their performances during the period of September 8-14.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Cross Country Weekly Release (Sept. 16)
John Mascari of Indiana State and Sydney Stuenkel of Loyola are named this week's MVC Cross Country Athletes of the Week. Mascari's honor comes after finishing in first-place this past weekend and being named USTFCCCA's Division I National Athlete of the Week on Monday.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Mascari Named DI Cross Country National Athlete of the Week
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Monday afternoon its National Athletes of the Week for this past weekend of college cross country action. John Mascari of Indiana State won the award for Division I Men.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Cross Country Weekly Release (Sept. 9)
In the USTFCCCA's Preseason regional rankings, the Valley has five men's teams and four women's teams ranked in the top-15. Bradley, Illinois State, Loyola and Southern Illinois have both their men and women ranked. Sam Penzenstadler of Loyola and Sidney Hirsch of Wichita State earned MVC Cross Country Athlete of the Week honors.
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Ehrenheim, Brewer Named Scholar-Athletes
Evan Ehrenheim of Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Molly Brewer of Missouri State University have been selected Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athletes of the Week, Commissioner Doug Elgin announced today.
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Cross Country Weekly Release (Sept. 2)
The 2014 Cross Country season began this past weekend with seven MVC teams competing. The Valley had 18 runners come away with top-five finishes. Michael Castel of Southern Illinois and Nicole Lucas of Indiana State earned the first MVC Cross Country Athlete of the Week honors this season.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
David Beauchem Named SIU Cross Country Coach
Saluki alum David Beauchem has officially been named Southern Illinois' head cross country and assistant track coach, SIU track and field head coach Connie Price-Smith announced Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Southern Illinois Picked As Cross Country Favorites
The Southern Illinois women and men have been selected as the 2014 favorites by a vote of Missouri Valley Conference cross country coaches in their annual preseason poll. This is the fourth-consecutive year that the Saluki men have been picked to win at the beginning of the season.