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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...

Cross Country: Three Wildcats in position for NCAA Prelims qualification

Max Schuman, Reporter

April 6, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country It was a busy and successful Easter weekend in the Bay Area for Northwestern. The Wildcats' top runners split up to compete at the Stanford Invitational and San Francisco State Distance Carnival, and a trio...

Cross Country: Ostenso shines again as Northwestern finishes indoor season

Max Schuman, Reporter

February 23, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country Sophomore Andrea Ostenso almost claimed another school record Saturday when the Wildcats competed at the Alex Wilson Invitational at Notre Dame for their final weekend of the indoor track season. Ostenso ran 9:29.19 ...

Cross Country: Wildcats’ up and down roster stepping up as indoor season comes to close

Max Schuman, Reporter

February 20, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country For Northwestern, the track season has been all about opportunities, as NCAA sponsorship for the track season has allowed head coach April Likhite to do more to find the best races for her runners. That...

Cross Country: New personal records abound for Northwestern at Grand Valley State

Max Schuman, Reporter

February 15, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country The Wildcats proved they are nowhere near their collective ceiling on Friday, as all nine NU runners participating at the Grand Valley State Big Meet in Allendale, Michigan set new personal records. Sophom...

Cross Country: Wildcats taking long view ahead of Grand Valley State Big Meet

Max Schuman, Reporter

February 13, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country Without proper planning, the week-after-week nature of meets during a track season that stretches from January to June can wear runners down by championship time. Coach April Likhite must balance building her athletes ...

Cross Country: Ostenso breaks Northwestern record in 5K at Meyo Invitational

Max Schuman, Reporter

February 9, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country Northwestern continued its indoor track season with several impressive individual performances and one new school record at the prestigious and competitive Meyo Invitational hosted by Notre Dame last weekend...