The Daily Northwestern

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

Max Schuman, Reporter

November 17, 2014

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 stars, Northwestern takes 10th at Big Ten Championships

Max Schuman, Reporter

November 4, 2014

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: Pianin shines, Wildcats struggle against tough field at Pre-Nationals

Max Schuman, Reporter

October 19, 2014

Powered by an impressive performance by sophomore Jena Pianin, Northwestern clawed its way to 31st place in the team standings at Saturday’s Pre-Nationals Invitational in Terre Haute, Indiana. The meet, which was held on...

Cross Country: Ahead of Pre-Nationals, Wildcats turn disappointment into drive

Max Schuman, Reporter

October 16, 2014

Cross Country At the Notre Dame Invitational earlier this season, against the biggest and deepest field the team had faced all year, Northwestern came away with a disappointing 12th-place finish out of 22 teams. Some individuals ran well for the Wildcats — sophomores Jena Pianin and Andrea Ostenso grabbed top-30 finishes and show...