LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The No. 31 Wesleyan women’s cross country team capped off a historic season placing 23rd at the 2019 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships on Saturday morning. This was the Cardinal’s fourth appearance and first since 2009 when the squad placed a program-best 14th. Wesleyan earned an at-large bid to the NCAA meet following one of its best performances at the NCAA New England Regional where the team placed sixth in a field of 54 teams. The Cardinals were one of 16 at-large squads selected in addition to the 16 automatic qualifiers (top-two teams from each of the eight regions).
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. The No. 31 Wesleyan women’s cross country team earned an at-large bid to the 2019 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships following one of its best performances at the NCAA New England Regional. The Cardinals were one of 16 at-large squads selected in addition to the 16 automatic qualifiers (top-two teams from each of the eight regions). The team will race on Saturday, November 23rd at 11:00 a.m. at Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky.
BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Wesleyan women’s cross country team placed sixth out of 54 teams at the NCAA Division III New England Regional on Saturday morning. The Cardinals recorded 263 points, placing all five scoring runners in the top-70. Wesleyan’s sixth-place finish was its best since 2009 when the team recorded a program-best fifth-place finish.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The No. 29 Wesleyan women’s cross country team placed sixth out of 11 teams at the 2019 NESCAC Championship on Saturday afternoon. The meet was hosted by Williams, with the 6K course on the grounds of Mount Greylock High School. The No. 4 Ephs won their 17th conference crown with 58 points, placing all five scorers in the top-20. No. 6 Tufts placed second with 90 points, while No. 16 Bates rounded out the top-three with 110 points. The Cardinals placed four runners in the top-40, recording 167 points to earn sixth.
The NESCAC is brimming with talented student-athletes. The NESCAC "Friday Feature" series is a way for fans to get to know them throughout the academic year. The conference introduces Sara Pinsonault of Wesleyan, a studio art and English major, and a member of the cross country and outdoor track & field teams.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - The No. 29 Wesleyan women's cross country team heads to Williamstown, Massachusetts on Saturday for the 2019 NESCAC Championships. The meet is hosted by Williams College and will take place at Mount Greylock High School. The men's 8K race begins at noon, while the women's 6K follows at 1:00 p.m.
WATERFORD, Conn. – The No. 29 Wesleyan women’s cross country team placed ninth out of 29 teams at the Connecticut College Invite on Saturday. All eight teams ahead of the Cardinals are ranked in the top-34, with seven ranked in the top 20.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The No. 26 Wesleyan women’s cross country team placed 15th in a field of 42 in the College Brown 6K at the 46th Annual Paul Short Run. The squad recorded 455 points, placing three in the top-100 in a field of 328 runners.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Four Wesleyan cross country Cardinals competed at the Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams on Saturday. The group featured two male and two females, all of which raced in their first collegiate 5k.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Wesleyan’s Becky Lopez-Anido claimed the Little Three title, covering the 4k course in 14:53.28 and recording a personal best time. The No. 21 Cardinals placed second overall with 48 points, while Williams claimed its 12th-straight crown with 24 points, placing five runners in the top-10.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan men’s and women’s cross country teams earned 2018 NCAA Division III All-Academic Team accolades and six members earned individual honors, as announced by the USTFCCC on February 14th.
Senior Julia Mitchell of the women's cross country team was named the NESCAC Performer of the Week after winning the Little Three Championship and guiding the Cardinals to a second place finish this Saturday. Mitchell completed the 4k course with a time of 15:33.9, which was three seconds ahead of the next best runner.
Following an impressive ninth place finish at the 2017 NCAA Division III New England Regional Championship meet, the Wesleyan University women’s cross country team has its sights set on qualifying for the NCAA Division III Championship in 2018.