2017 Cross-Country News

  • Julian Sandoval named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    September 19, 2017
    Junior Julian Sandoval (El Monte, Calif.) received recognition this week from the conference being named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athlete of the Week in the second week of voting.
  • Cross Country faces tough field at UCR Invitational
    September 16, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams took on some of the top NCAA Div. I distance runners on Saturday at the 37th running of UC Riverside’s annual invitational. The men placed 26th of 41 teams in the elite invitational division won by No. 4 Div. I Southern Utah University, while the women posted an 18th place score among 43 teams in the open division, won by the Arkansas Razorbacks, also a top Div. I ranked program.
  • Cross Country Teams open 2017 at Biola Invitational
    September 09, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Cross Country teams opened their competitive seasons Saturday racing 273 distance runners representing 18 colleges and universities including a number of unattached athletes at the Biola Invitational.
  • Cross Country Teams Release Schedule and Begin Preparations for another Nationals Run
    June 20, 2017
    While official team practice doesn’t begin until August 24, the men’s and women’s cross country teams are already logging summer mileage crucial to success in the sport. Tradition will find the Poet endurance runners working hard at an altitude training camp in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., until Cal State Fullerton’s Mark Covert Invitational on September 2. Biola’s Invitational (September 9) and UC Riverside’s fast, flat course (September 16) will follow; all early meets purposed toward preparing for peak performances in November.