The Daily Northwestern

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...

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...