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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 19, 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...

Cross Country: Dynamic sophomore duo paces Wildcats at season-ending regional meet

Max Schuman, Reporter

November 17, 2014

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country Sophomores Andrea Ostenso and Jena Pianin led Northwestern’s effort and took top-20 finishes individually as NU took 11th as a team in the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships on Friday. The Cats entered t...

Cross Country: Pianin’s emergence brings optimism as Wildcats approach regional meet

Max Schuman, Reporter

November 14, 2014

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country The NCAA Midwest Regional Championships, hosted by Bradley University on a 6K course, could be the last meet of the season for Northwestern. When the Wildcats take the starting gun on Friday, they’ll be attempting to...

Cross Country: Pianin stars, Northwestern takes 10th at Big Ten Championships

Max Schuman, Reporter

November 4, 2014

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Sophomore Jena Pianin broke the 21-minute mark and set a new personal best for a 6K race, leading the Wildcats to a 10th-place showing in the Big Ten Cross Country Championships on Sunday in Iowa City, Iowa. Pianin finished...

Cross Country: Likhite hopes youth translates to success at Big Ten Championships

Max Schuman, Reporter

October 30, 2014

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country In cross country, a sport that places such a priority on an athlete’s ability to know where he or she is in the field to maintain his or her pace and stick to a carefully crafted strategy in the face of adrena...