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Cross Country: Majority of the team to finish out season Friday at Illini Open

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

October 22, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country For many of the Wildcats, the race at the Illini Open this Friday will be their final competition of the season. The squad advancing to run in the Big Ten Championships on Nov. 1 will not compete this we...

Cross Country: Despite injuries, Cats reach goals as they approach Big Tens

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

October 20, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country Without their star runner on the course, the Wildcats still managed to accomplish their goal of placing in the top half of 35 teams Saturday at the Pre-Nationals Invitational at the University of Louisville...

Cross Country: Wildcats return to competition in unseeded race at Pre-Nationals

Ellen Friedmann, Reporter

October 15, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

After a two-week racing hiatus, the Cats are back this weekend to compete Saturday at the Pre-Nationals Invitational at the University of Louisville. Coach ‘A Havahla Haynes said a couple of weeks of uninterrupted training...

Cross Country: Cats improve racing strategy, chase top-ranked teams at Notre Dame

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

October 5, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Wildcats’ 18th-place finish out of 21 teams Friday at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Cross Country Invitational may seem like a letdown, but in a field of some of the top teams in the country, the Cats performed markedly better ...

Cross Country: Northwestern hoping to improve at Notre Dame Invitational

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

October 1, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

As they head to the Notre Dame Invitational in South Bend, Indiana on Friday, the Wildcats are aware they are experiencing growing pains. Though head coach ’A Havahla Haynes  is a seasoned, talented coach, having led the ...

Cross Country: Consistency at the top not enough for the Cats

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

September 28, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Northwestern was far from top form this past weekend at the Roy Griak Invitational, as rust may have trumped rest for the Wildcats who have not competed since Sept. 12. After an impressive performance at the season opener in Madison,...

Cross Country: Cats attempt to build on speedy season start

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

September 21, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country The Wildcats are off to a fresh start this season. At the Badger Season Opener in Madison, Wisconsin, on Sept. 4, junior Jena Pianin secured a ninth place finish, clocking 15 minutes, 29.2 seconds for th...

Cross Country: Northwestern hires ‘A Havahla Haynes as head coach

Alex Putterman, Web Editor

July 2, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern has hired former New Mexico assistant 'A Havahla Haynes as head coach of the cross country program, the University announced Thursday. Haynes replaces April Likhite, who retired from college coaching last month...

Cross Country: Likhite to step down as coach after 11 seasons

Bobby Pillote, Sports Editor

June 2, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Latest Stories, Sports

Cross Country April Likhite is retiring at the end of the month as coach of the Northwestern cross country program, the athletic department announced Tuesday. Likhite led the team for 11 seasons, from 1998 to 2001 a...

Cross Country: On regionals qualifying bubble, Pianin looking to set 5K pace at Dr. Keeler Invite

Max Schuman, Reporter

May 6, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country After a long outdoor season, sophomore Jena Pianin might need to put together one more sterling performance in her final regular-season meet to secure a spot in the NCAA West Regionals. Pianin, an all-regio...

Cross Country: Rested Wildcats stride closer to end of season at Illinois Twilight meet

Max Schuman, Reporter

April 19, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country After a week off from competition to recharge and refocus for the season’s stretch run, Northwestern coach April Likhite entered many of her top runners in shorter races at Saturday night’s Illinois Twilight me...