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LESSONS FROM THE TRIUMVIRATE’S LEGENDARY SEASON Rod Murrow Jul 24, 2018

Tri•um•vi•rate /n: A group of three influential or notable people existing in relation to each other.  One year after their spectacular final high school season together, Molly Born, Cailie Logue, and Emily Venters sat down for an on-camera interview that quickly became about much more than just an update about that season.  They were open, candid, and revealed some information for the first time.  The result was an in-depth look at the lives of three extraordinary young women who might just change how you think about the sport.

Ryan Hall: Iron Sharpens Iron Rob Versaw Jan 30, 2015

Ryan Hall has had a lot of rivals. In high school, Alan Webb & Dathan Ritzenhein, in college he had many especially teammate Ian Dobson. Read more about Ryan used these situations to help make himself a better.

"Where Are They Now" Former University City HS runner, Mac Fleet Albert Caruana Mar 21, 2014

In the 2nd installment of "Where Are They Now", we catch up with former University City High School and current redshirt senior University of Oregon runner, Mac Fleet.  He finished his high school career as one of the all-time greats from the San Diego Section with a state championship in cross country and track and field.

"Where Are They Now" Former Novato HS runner, Erik Olson Albert Caruana Mar 6, 2014

This is the first installment of "Where Are They Now" as we update the accomplishments of former California high school cross country and/or track and field athletes.  Former Novato HS runner, Erik Olson (photo courtesy of Spencer Allen and www.sportsimagewire.com)-class of 2010, is now a senior at Stanford University.  He will be participating in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship on March 14/15 at the Albuquerque Convention Center in New Mexico.  He is the 8th seed in the 3000m. and the 8th seed in the 5000m.  His times of 7:50.81 and 13:42.52 now rank Olson as the fastest former Marin HS'er collegiate runner in history surpassing the marks of former Sir Francis Drake HS/California Berkeley runner, Richie Boulet (7:56.00 and 13:49.47).

Stanford Reloads Kevin Selby Feb 13, 2014

Three No. 1 recruits -- Olivia Baker, Elise Cranny, and Harrison Williams -- headline an outstanding 20-member track and field recruiting class as announced by Stanford head coach Chris Miltenberg. (via www.paloaltoonline.com)

Blair Hurlock To Stanford Kevin Selby Feb 1, 2014

Blair Hurlock of De La Salle HS (Concord, CA) will atend Stanford in the fall.  Hurlock stepped into the national spotlight in October by winning the team sweepstake race at the Mt. SAC CC Invitational and finished the season with an 8th place finish at the Foot Locker Championsips.

Gayles Twins Stay Together Choose Stanford Todd Grasley Jan 3, 2014

Two of the state of Florida's top athletes just happen to be sisters and happen to be twins. Holy Trinity seniors Daryth and Gaby Gayles have been inseparable most of their lives and will continue their college careers together at one of the most prestigious academic and athletic institutions in the country; Stanford University. Daryth says the recruiting process was both hectic and overwhelming at the beginning.

Patrick Perrier: Running Straight For Stanford Todd Grasley Oct 24, 2013

O'Fallon senior Patrick Perrier is one of the top distance runners in the country. As a junior, Perrier finished third at the 3A State Cross Country Championships, fourth at the Foot Locker Midwest Regional, and 19th at Foot Locker Nationals in San Diego. He recently announced his college decision choosing Stanford over offers from Michigan, Notre Dame, and Wisconsin.

Competing at the Next Level: Claudia Saunders May 2, 2013

It’s been a pleasure having the opportunity to interview some of Ohio’s and the Nation’s best Cross Country and Track & Field Athletes.  Most have moved on to pursue their educations and to compete at the next level.  We reached out to our interviewee’s and asked them what their experience has been at the next level.  Many have gotten back and shared their athletic experiences to date, as well as what their expectations were, some recommendations and also the realities of competing at the next level.

Brooks PR Invitational Buckeye Connections - Sam Wharton Feb 11, 2013

The Buckeye State will be represented in Seattle at the end of the month when Sam Wharton of Tippecanoe heads out to the prestigious Brooks PR Invitational.   Select elite athletes were sent a golden ticket and invited to the event to compete against the nations top performers. Wharton will compete in the Two Mile Run along with sixteen of the nations top distance runners. 

Keelan Signs To Stanford's Stacked Recruiting Class Todd Grasley Feb 9, 2013

The recruiting process was stressful, but enjoyable at the same time for Jack Keelan. The St. Ignatius College Prep senior met a lot of great guys, flew across the country, and got a taste of what the next four years of his running career will be like. After taking visits to Notre Dame, Georgetown, Wisconsin, and Stanford he says the Cardinal won out.

Stanford Indoor Track Ready For Start Of A New Era Todd Grasley Jan 10, 2013

With six conference titles in the past decade, the Stanford women could accurately pronounce themselves as the West Coast power for indoor track and field. The Stanford men, coming off a runner-up finish in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, command a certain respect on the boards, as well. (via www.paloaltoonline.com)

Sam Wharton Chooses Stanford Dec 10, 2012

Tippecanoe senior, Sam Wharton, has decided to take his academic and athleitc talents to "The Farm" and become a Stanford Cardinal.  Wharton had a stunning senior cross country season in which he won both the OHSAA Division 1 State Championship and the Nike Cross Nationals Championship, while finishing 6th at Foot Locker Nationals.  Wharton also finished second at the 2012 OHSAA Division 1 Track and Field Championship in the 3200m with a personal best time of 9:01.24.

Stanford's Edrick Floreal Named Head UK Track Coach University of Kentucky Press Release Jul 9, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a successful six-year stint as director of track and field at Stanford, Edrick Floreal has been named the head coach of the University of Kentucky men’s and women’s track and field teams, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced Monday. Floreal will lead six sports programs at Kentucky, including men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s indoor track and field, along with men’s and women’s outdoor track and field.

No Sweatt? Tougher Illinois Field Should Not Be A Penalty Todd Grasley Jun 14, 2012

This debate is about a whole lot more than two seconds. Today, we publish the first of our 11 Post-Dispatch All-Metro Spring sports packages. In none of the 10 All-Metro teams that follow did we have a tougher decision than the top distance position on today’s team, boys track.(via STLToday.com)

Claudia Saunders follows in family's fast footsteps May 27, 2012

Claudia Saunders has heard stories about her great uncles Joe and John. Oh, if only Joe and John were still alive to see how Claudia, a senior at Princeton, has followed in their speedy footsteps. The Saunders brothers won a total of 15 individual state titles in track and field from 1934 through 1938 for Glendale High School, with little brother John (he was one year younger) earning 10 of those first place medals. That’s one more than Jesse Owens had in his high school days at Cleveland East Tech. (via http://news.cincinnati.com)

Edwardsville Star Signs With Stanford Todd Grasley Feb 22, 2012

Edwardsville standout Garrett Sweatt decided to go past National Signing Day to ensure his college decision was the right one. After much consideration  Sweatt chose to take his talents out west to Palo Alto, California and run for Stanford University. says the recruiting process has been amazing and the opportunity to talk to coaches from all over the country gave him an insight as to what college running would be like.

Claudia Saunders. It's Decision Time for this D1 State Hurdle and Cross Country Champion! Mark Stonecipher Jan 22, 2012

Cin. Princeton's Claudia Saunders is the 2011 D1 State Cross Country Champion and the 2010 State 100H Champion.  She is one of the most versatile runners in Ohio and as a Senior, she is one of the favorites in both the 100H and 300H, as well as the 1,600 and the 3,200.  OHRunners had the opportunity to talk with Claudia about her high school career and her goals for this years indoor and outdoor track seasons. One thing is for sure,  she is an agressive, talented runner and when she walks out on the track, her goal is to run the best race that she can to win.   

Claudia Saunders Decides on Stanford Jan 15, 2012

Princeton High School senior, Claudia Saunders, has decided to matriculate and continue her running career at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.  Claudia is one of the most versatile athletes in Ohio Track and Field history.  Claudia has won state titles in both the 100m Hurdles (2010) and in Cross Country (2011), as well as posting competitive personal best marks in the 55/60m Hurdles (8.59/8.92), 300m Hurdles (42.54), 400m Hurdles (1:00.32), 400m Dash (56.2h), 800m Run (2:22.26 i), and the Pole Vault (10-0).

Spring Valley alumna in a class by herself - TheState.com Nov 22, 2011

Kate Niehaus, All-American athlete, 14-time state running champion, dedicated scholar and valedictorian of her 2006 Spring Valley High class, added another impressive line to her resume this week: Rhodes Scholar. (via www.thestate.com)

Nation’s best Cuffe chooses Stanford Christopher Hunt Nov 5, 2010

When Aisling Cuffe was seven years old she went to her first soccer practice. She wouldn’t leave her mother’s side. So when the time came to run laps her mom had to come along. Cornwall’s Cuffe has always liked to stay close to home and the things she finds most familiar.

USC Qualifies 16 Individuals And 4 Relay Teams For NCAA T&F Championships May 29, 2010

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Six more individuals and all four relay teams joined the 10 individual Trojans already qualified for the NCAA Track & Field Championships during the final day of competition at the NCAA Track & Field Championship West Preliminary Rounds hosted by Texas at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas today (May 29). During the three days of competiton in Austin, USC qualified 16 athletes and four relay teams for the NCAA Track & Field Championships which will be hosted by Oregon in Eugene, Ore. from June 9-12.

Eight More Trojans Advance To NCAA Championships May 28, 2010

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Eight individuals earned their way to the NCAA Track & Field Championships and Shalina Clarke and Oscar Spurlock advanced to quarterfinal rounds in the high hurdles to highlight USC's efforts on the second day of competition at the NCAA Track & Field Championship West Preliminary Rounds hosted by Texas at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas today (May 28).

Stately And Erdelyi Punch Tickets To NCAA Championships May 27, 2010

AUSTIN, TEXAS - USC's Brysun Stately and Zsofia Erdelyi punched their tickets to the NCAA Track & Field Championships and eight more Trojans advanced to quarterfinal rounds in the first day of competition at the NCAA Track & Field Championship West Preliminary Rounds hosted by Texas at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas today (May 27).

USC Track & Field Heads To NCAA Preliminary Rounds Held In Texas May 24, 2010

The USC men's and women's track and field team has 22 males and 15 females (which includes four relay teams) that will be competing May 27-29 at the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field West Preliminary Rounds to be hosted by Texas at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

USC Men Place 2nd And Women 4th At Pac-10 Track & Field Championships May 16, 2010

BERKELEY, CALIF. - Joey Hughes, Manjula Wijesekara and Aven Wright won individual titles and Ahmad Rashad an amazing two to lead the men's team to a second place finish while the women's team placed fourth at the Pac-10 Track and Field Championships hosted by California at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, Calif. today (May 16). The men's 4x400m relay team also picked up a title in the meet's final event. Heading into the final day of the championships on Sunday, the USC men's team was in fourth place with 40 points, while the women's team sat in seventh with 17 points.

USC Has A Strong First Day In Field Events At Pac-10 Championships May 15, 2010

BERKELEY, CALIF. - USC had seven top five finishes in the eight finals in which they competed, highlighted by Trey Henderson's win in the men's hammer and second place finishes for Brendan Ames in the long jump, Cooper Thompson in the javelin and Brandon Estrada in the pole vault on the first day of competition at the Pac-10 Track and Field Championships hosted by California at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, Calif. today (May 15).

Pac-10 Track And Field Championships To Be Shown Delayed on Fox Sports West May 13, 2010

The 2010 Pac-10 Track and Field Championships hosted by California on May 15-16 in Berkeley, Calif. will be taped and presented on Fox Sports West as a two-hour show on Thursday, May 20 at 2:30 p.m. The show will be rebroadcast nine more times locally on either Fox Sports West or Prime Ticket as well as airing on various Fox Sports network affiliates around the country from May 20-May 29.

USC Ready For Pac-10 Track & Field Championships May 11, 2010

The USC men's and women's track and field team will compete this week at the Pac-10 Championships to be hosted by California at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, Calif. on May 15-16. The meet will be taped and presented as a two-hour show on FOX Sports Net beginning Thursday, May 20. Barry Tompkins and Olympic gold medalist Joanna Hayes will call the action, while color commentary will be provided by Tom Feuer. Krista Blunk will provide additional insight from the infield. Check the local listings for the airing dates of the championships on your FOX Sports Net regional carrier.

Clarke wins 100m Hurdles To Lead USC At Occidental May 9, 2010

Shalina Clarke won the women's 100m hurdles and the men's middle distance runners had a strong day leading a small group of Trojans competing at the Occidental Invitational held in Los Angeles on May 8.

USC Sends A Small Group To Occidental Invite This Weekend May 6, 2010

The USC men's and women's track and field team will send a few athletes to the Occidental Invitational in Los Angeles on May 8, while the rest of the team will train through the week in preparation for the Pac-10 Championships to be hosted by California in Berkeley, Calif.

USC Posts First-Ever Dual Meet Sweep at UCLA May 1, 2010

It was a historic day on the track for the USC track and field team as both the men's and women's teams defeated crosstown rival UCLA for the second straight season, the first time ever at UCLA and clinched the season-long Crosstown Gauntlet competition in a resounding sweep of the annual USC-UCLA Dual Meet held today (May 1) at Drake Stadium in Westwood, Calif.

USC-UCLA Dual Meet To Be Streamed Live On Flotrack Apr 28, 2010

The annual USC-UCLA Dual Meet being held at Drake Stadium in Westwood, Calif. on May 1 will be streamed live on Flotrack.org it was announced today (April 28) by USC Director of Track and Field Ron Allice.

USC-UCLA Dual Meet Week Kicks Off With Hall Of Fame Luncheon Apr 27, 2010

The second annual USC-UCLA Dual Meet Hall of Fame Inductees were honored today (April 27) at a luncheon in the Hall of Fame Room at the J.D. Morgan Center on the campus of UCLA in Westwood, Calif. The luncheon serves to promote the most historic track and field dual meet in the country between crosstown rivals USC and UCLA which will be held on May 1 in Westwood, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

USC Track And Field Signs Ozorai To NLI Apr 26, 2010

The USC track and field team has added Jenny Ozorai to its recruiting class for the 2010-11 track and field season it was announced today (April 26) by Trojan Director of Track and Field Ron Allice. She joins Lauren Blackburn, Aaron Brown, Jessica Davis, Loudia Laarman and Jenna Puterbaugh who had already signed National Letters of Intent with USC.

USC Athletes Post 11 Wins at CSULA And UC San Diego Over Weekend Apr 25, 2010

Marissa Minderler moved into eighth place on USC's all-time hammer throw list and was one of 11 Trojan track and field athletes to win events this weekend (April 23-24) at the Tiny Lister Invitational at CS Los Angeles and at the UC San Diego Invitational in San Diego.

Rashad And Hughes Post Impressive Times In Mt. SAC Wins Apr 17, 2010

WALNUT, CALIF. - Ahman Rashad won the men's Invitational 100m dash and Joey Hughes the men's Invitational 400m race to lead the USC track and field team in the final day of action at the 52nd Annual Mt. SAC Relays being held at Hilmer Lodge Stadium in Walnut, Calif.

Chambers Sets the U.S. Junior Record In The Hammer At Mt. SAC Relays Apr 16, 2010

Lauren Chambers set the U.S. Junior Record in the hammer and Shalina Clarke and Elizabeth Olear finished 1-2 in the women's 200m dash to lead the USC track and field team in the first full day of action at the 52nd Annual Mt. SAC Relays being held at Hilmer Lodge Stadium in Walnut, Calif.

Carley, DeYoung, Slingsby And 4x100m Relay Win At Mangrum Invitational Apr 3, 2010

Taylor Slingsby won the men's pole vault, John Carley the 3000m, Scott DeYoung the 400m and the men's 4x100m team won the sprint relay title to lead a small contingent of USC track and field athletes competing at the Mangrum Invitational today (April 3) hosted by CS San Marcos in San Marcos, Calif.

Relay Teams And Throwers Excel At The Texas Relays Apr 2, 2010

The men's sprint medley team ran what is believed to be a school record, Marissa Minderler and Cooper Thompson moved up USC's all-time javelin lists and Lauren Guerrieri moved into USC's all-time discus list to highlight USC's action today (April 2) at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas.

Chambers, Minderler And Henderson Post Texas-Sized Hammer Marks Apr 1, 2010

Hammer throwers Lauren Chambers, Marissa Minderler and Trey Henderson all posted strong marks and intermediate hurdlers Dalilah Muhammad and Reggie Wyatt advanced to event finals to highlight USC's action today (April 1) at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas.

Chambers and Henderson Post Top Throws Mar 28, 2010

Lauren Chambers, Marissa Minderler and Trey Henderson won throwing events to lead a small contingent from the USC track and field team which competed at the Cal-Nevada Championships hosted by UCLA in Westwood, Calif. on March 27-28.

Erdelyi And Shaw Shine At Stanford Mar 28, 2010

USC's Zsofia Erdelyi bettered her school record in the 10000m race and Blake Shaw moved up among the USC all-time leaders list in the 1500m race to lead a small group of Trojan athletes at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif. on March 26-27.

USC To Compete At Stanford Invitational And Cal-Nevada Championships This Weekend Mar 25, 2010

Limited members of the USC Trojans men's and women's track and field team will be competing at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif. on March 26-27 and at the Cal-Nevada Championships in Westwood, Calif. on March 27-28. Blake Shaw, Nate Anderson, Zsofia Erdelyi and the women's sprint relay team are scheduled to run at Stanford, while the majority of the USC throwers and pole vaulters as well as Leah Gaeta in the 1500m will be competing at UCLA. The rest of the USC track and field team will be training through the week.

USC Signs Brown, Laarman And Puterbaugh To NLIs Mar 23, 2010

The USC track and field team has added Aaron Brown, Loudia Laarman and Jenna Puterbaugh to its recruiting class for the 2010-11 track and field season it was announced today (March 23) by Trojan Director of Track and Field Ron Allice. These three athletes join Lauren Blackburn and Jessica Davis who had already signed National Letters of Intent with USC.

USC Hurdlers Highlight Trojan Invitational Mar 20, 2010

The hurdlers highlighted USC's effort at the 2010 Trojan Invitational held at Loker Stadium by winning all four races and now have the top U.S. and collegiate marks in all four events. Also as part of the meet, the L.A. City High School Relay Championships were held.

Trojan Voices: Ron Allice Mar 17, 2010

Head Track & Field Coach Ron Allice talks about the honor of coaching at USC, the great Trojan track & field tradition and the upcoming Trojan Invitational March 20-21.

USC To Host Annual Trojan Invitational Track Meet Saturday Mar 16, 2010

The USC Trojans men's and women's track and field team will be hosting the Trojan Invitational at Loker Stadium on March 20 beginning at 9:00 a.m. There are 714 entered athletes and 31 schools which will be represented at the meet from as far away as Hawaii (UH) and New York (LIU), as well as the national power Texas women's team and Washington State. The meet also features the L.A. City High School Relay Championships.

USC Wins 15 Events At Northridge Invitational Mar 13, 2010

The USC track and field team had another strong weekend with Brandon Estrada earning NCAA Indoor All-America honors in the pole vault at Fayetteville, Ark. and the Trojans capturing 15 events at the Northridge Invitational in Northridge, Calif.

USC To Compete At Northridge Invitational On Saturday Mar 10, 2010

The USC track and field team will be competing at the Northridge Invitational in Northridge, Calif. and at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. on March 12-13. Redshirt sophomore Bryshon Nellum after largely spending two seasons on the shelf with injuries will make his 2010 debut as part of the 4x400m relay team and freshman Reggie Wyatt is expected to run his first 400m intermediate hurdles race as a Trojan. Redshirt senior Brandon Estrada will compete in the pole vault and sophomore Blake Shaw in the one-mile race at the NCAA Indoor Championships.

USC Shines Despite The Rain At The Ben Brown Invitational Mar 7, 2010

USC's second week on the track was much like the first as the team piled up the victories at the Ben Brown Invitational in Fullerton, Calif. despite the bad weather which limited the Trojan's efforts on the weekend. Six Trojans won events and another posted the top collegiate mark in an event, while five Trojans posted PRs.

Chambers And Henderson Take Hammer Competition at Ben Brown Mar 4, 2010

Lauren Chambers had the top female hammer throw and Trey Henderson the best collegiate male hammer mark at the Ben Brown Invitational hammer competition held in Fullerton, Calif. today. The rest of the USC track and field team will be competing all day at the Ben Brown Invitational hosted by CS Fullerton on Saturday.

USC Well Represented At U.S. Indoor Championships Mar 2, 2010

Virginia Powell won the 60m high hurdles, Jesse Williams the high jump and Duane Solomon placed second in the 800m race to highlight an outstanding meet by former Trojans at the 2010 U.S Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Albuquerque, N.M. on Feb. 27-28. The top two athletes in each event earned the right to represent the U.S. at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Doha, Qatar on March 12-14.

USC Held Annual Out Of The Blocks Banquet Sunday Feb 24, 2010

Ron Allice and the USC track and field program hosted its annual Out of the Blocks Banquet on Feb. 21 at the Town and Gown on the USC Campus. During the event the 2010 team was introduced, the 2009 team awards bestowed and this year's Heritage Award winners were announced.

USC Announces Signings Of Blackburn And Davis To NLIs Feb 23, 2010

LOS ANGELES - The USC track and field team has signed hurdler Lauren Blackburn and sprinter Jessica Davis to National Letters of Intent (NLIs) it was announced today (Feb. 23) by Trojan Director of Track and Field Ron Allice.

Strong Start To Indoor Season For USC Jan 31, 2010

Akene Anene led the Trojans by tying for first place in the triple jump at the Washington Invitational in Seattle, Wash. on Saturday, Jan. 30. USC also had five second-place finishes in the meet.

USC Begins Indoor Season At Washington Invitational Saturday Jan 27, 2010

LOS ANGELES - The USC track and field team will begin the indoor season at the Washington Invitational at Dempsey Indoor in Seattle, Wash. on Saturday, Jan. 30. The Trojans are sending 18 athletes to Washington which will be the first of five indoor meets that USC is scheduled to compete in this season.

Felix Named 2009 Sportswoman of the Year By L.A. Sports Council Jan 25, 2010

World champion sprinter and former USC student Allyson Felix has been named the 2009 Sports woman of the Year vy the Los Angeles Sports Council and will receive the award at the fifth annunal LA Sports Awards on Friday, Feb. 19 at the new JW Marriott at L.A. Live.

Gold Team Captures Dramatic Challenge Relay Jan 15, 2010

The USC track and field team held its annual Challenge Relays today (Jan. 15) at Loker Stadium and the Gold team under the direction of coach John Henry Johnson prevailed with a dramatic comeback.

USC Announces 2010 Track And Field Schedule Jan 12, 2010

The USC Trojans' track and field team announced the 2010 outdoor schedule as well as the 2010 indoor meets that select members will compete in, according to USC Director of Track and Field Ron Allice.

Ellis And Lukens Named To Pac-10 All-Academic First Team Nov 19, 2009

Senior Katherine Ellis and junior Zara Luken were named to the Pac-10 Cross Country All-Academic First Team and junior Allison Rojewski to the Second Team it was announced today (Nov. 19) by Commisioner Larry Scott. In addition, seniors Chanel Fischetti and Bridget Helgerson and sophomore Leah Gaeta received Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.

Randy Williams To Be Inducted Into National Track & Field Hall Of Fame Nov 18, 2009

Former USC track and field great Randy Williams will be inducted into the National Track & Field Hall of Fame on Dec. 5 it was announced today (Nov. 18) by USA Track & Field. Williams, the USC record-holder in the long jump with a mark of 26-8 1/4, will be inducted at the Jesse Owens Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, held in conjunction with the USATF's 2009 Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind.

USC Finishes 20th At NCAA West Regional Nov 14, 2009

USC's women's cross country team placed 20th today (Nov. 14) at the 2009 NCAA West Region Cross Country Championships hosted by Oregon at Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Ore.

USC Set To Run At NCAA West Regional Cross Country Meet Nov 12, 2009

The USC women's cross country team will compete at the 2009 NCAA West Cross Country Regional hosted by Oregon at the Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Ore. on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10:45 a.m. The 6K course is the same one the Trojans ran on at the 2008 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships.

USC 9th At Pac-10 Championships Oct 30, 2009

USC's women's cross country team placed ninth today (Oct. 30) at the 2009 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships hosted by the Trojans before nearly 1,000 fans on a beautiful 70-degree day at Sky Links Golf Course in Long Beach, Calif.

USC Readies For Pac-10 Cross Country Championships Oct 28, 2009

The USC women's cross country team will host the Pac-10 Cross Country Championships this Friday (Oct. 30) at Sky Links Golf Course in Long Beach, Calif. This is the first time the Trojans have hosted the conference championships in exactly a decade, when they ran the meet at El Dorado Regional Park in Long Beach. The women's 6K race will start at 4 p.m. and features all 10 conference schools, while the men's 8K race will take place at 3 p.m. with eight school represented (USC and OSU do not have a men's team).

Erdelyi Wins Titan Invitational; USC Takes Second Oct 24, 2009

With the Pac-10 Cross Country Championships just a week away, many conference runners are training through the week, some are scaling back their running and others are doing nothing more than adding more stretching to their routine, but not USC junior Zsofia Erdelyi, she competes...and wins. Erdelyi captured the Titan Invitational on Friday (Oct. 23) in Fullerton, Calif. to help lead USC to a second place finish in the last regular season meet for the team.

Five Trojans To Race At CS Fullerton Invitational Oct 22, 2009

The USC women's cross country team, ranked No. 14 in the West Regional, will race in its final regular season meet of the season on Friday (Oct. 23) at the 5K CS Fullerton Invitational in Fullerton, Calif. Among the other team scheduled to run at Fullerton are Pepperdine, Cal Coast, Loyola Marymount, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, USD and host CS Fullerton.

USC Cross Country Places Second At CSUN Invitational Oct 16, 2009

Junior Zsofia Erdelyi placed third to lead USC to a second-place finish today (Oct. 16) in scorching heat at the first CS Northridge Invitational in 22 years held in Northridge, Calif. The heat index topped out in the high 90's and forced the race to be shortened to about 5K and 40 meters from the originally scheduled 6K race.

USC Wins The Vanguard Invitational Oct 10, 2009

USC cross country coach Tom Walsh said he was looking for his team to step it up this weekend and they did just that by winning the Vanguard Invitational today (Oct. 10) in Costa Mesa, Calif. to capture the team's first win of the season. Junior Zsofia Erdelyi was USC's top finisher on the 5K course which was 80 percent dirt paths and featured some rolling hills, placing fourth despite still battling a flu which has slowed her all week.

USC To Run At Vanguard Invitational Saturday Oct 8, 2009

The USC women's cross country team will compete at the Vanguard Invitational held at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa, Calif on Saturday (Oct. 10) at 9 a.m. The Trojans added the 5K race to their schedule in an effort to gain some momentum after struggling early in the season with injuries. The main opposition for USC at this meet is expected to come from Loyola Marymount, Biola and CS Fullerton.

Erdelyi Leads Trojans At Stanford Invitational Sep 26, 2009

USC junior Zsofia Erdelyi made her 2009 cross country debut today (Sept. 26) and led the Trojans with a 13th-place finish at the Stanford Invitational held in Palo Alto, Calif. The 6K race in oppressive heat on the Stanford Golf Course was won by the host Cardinal, with the Trojans capturing 11th place as a team.

USC To Run At Stanford XC Invitational Saturday Sep 24, 2009

The USC women's cross country team will compete for the first time in more than a decade at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif. to be held on Sept. 26 at 11:30 a.m. on the Stanford Golf Course. The 6K race will feature a strong 20-team field, including Loyola Marymount, Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo and Pac-10 foes California and host Stanford.

USC Takes Fifth At UC Irvine Invitational Sep 12, 2009

Senior Katherine Ellis placed 30th to lead USC to a fifth-place finish at the UC Irvine Invitational in Irvine, Calif. today (Sept. 12) as several Trojans made their 2009 cross country debuts and several others remained sidelined with injuries.

USC To Run At UC Irvine Invitational Saturday Sep 11, 2009

USC has seven runners entered to compete at the UC Irvine Invitational in Irvine, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. Last week the Trojans placed fourth at the CS Fullerton Invitational running five freshman and one junior. This weekend, senior captain Bridget Helgerson, senior Katherine Ellis, sophomore Leah Gaeta and junior transfer Christine Cortez will be running for the first time this season.

Ambrosini Leads USC To A Fourth-Place Finish At Fullerton Invitational Sep 5, 2009

The USC women's cross country team opened its season with a fourth-place finish at the CS Fullerton Invitational today (Sept. 5) in Fullerton, Calif. The Trojans were led by freshman Christy Ambrosini who placed 14th, with five of USC's six runners in the meet being freshman and all finishing in the top 50 in a field of 262 runners.

USC Cross Country Team Opens Season At CS Fullerton Sep 4, 2009

The USC women's cross country team will open its season at the CS Fullerton Invitational held on the Fullerton Golf Course in Fullerton, Calif. on Saturday (Sept. 5) at 6 p.m. The Trojans are entering just six runners in the meet which also features Azusa Pacific, Cal Poly, CS Dominguez, CS Fullerton, CS Los Angeles, CS San Bernardino, Long Beach State, Loyola Marymount, San Diego State, UNLV and Western Florida.

Hughes, Walker & Boyd Earn Gold At Pan Am Championships Aug 6, 2009

Trojans Joey Hughes, Duane Walker and Alitta Boyd won gold medals and helped lead the USA team to victory with a total of 56 medals at the Pan American Junior Championships held at Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad from July 31-Aug. 2. USC had six athletes competing as representatives for the U.S. at the Pan Am Championships and they combined to earn six medals.

USC Announces 2009 Cross Country Schedule Jul 9, 2009

USC will run in five regular season meets and three postseason meets in 2009, including the Pac-10 Championships which the Trojans will host on Oct. 30 at Skylinks Golf Course in Long Beach, Calif. it was announced today (July 9) by USC cross country coach Tom Walsh.

Five Current Trojans Qualify For U.S. Junior Team Jun 28, 2009

USC freshmen Joey Hughes in the 400m dash, Dalilah Muhammad in the 400m intermediate hurdles and Blake Shaw in the 1500m race automatically qualified for the U.S. junior national team to highlight the Trojans' efforts at the 2009 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Eugene, Ore. this weekend. The top two finishers in each event, as long as they meet the qualifying standard, earn a spot on the U.S. team that will compete at the 2009 IAAF World Junior Championships in Trinidad in July.

USC Women Finish 8th, Men 10th At NCAA Track & Field Championships Jun 13, 2009

Senior Irek Sekretarski took seventh in the men's 800m race, the women's 4x400m relay placed sixth and the men's 4x400m relay team seventh today (June 13) in the final day of the 2009 NCAA Track and Field Championships being hosted by Arkansas at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark.

Eight Trojans Scored On Third Day Of NCAA T&F Championships Jun 13, 2009

Ahmad Rashad in the 100m, Corey White in the javelin and Eva Orban in the hammer all finished as NCAA runner-ups to lead the USC women's team into second place and the men's team into third place today (June 12) at the 2009 NCAA Track and Field Championships being hosted by Arkansas at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark. before 5,430 fans. In addition, Manjula Wijesekara took third in the high jump, Dalilah Muhammad third in the 400m IH, Nia Ali fourth in the heptathlon, Kristine Busa eighth in the javelin and Zsofia Erdelyi eighth in the 3000m steeplechase.

USC Has Strong Second Day At NCAA Track & Field Championships Jun 11, 2009

USC qualified two more individuals and two relay teams for the finals and Nia Ali has the day one lead in the heptathlon after action today (June 11) at the 2009 NCAA Track and Field Championships being hosted by Arkansas at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark.

USC Survives A Long First Day At NCAA Track & Field Championships Jun 10, 2009

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. - USC avoided the lightning and the rain to advance seven athletes to finals and four competitors to semifinals during the first day of the 2009 NCAA Track and Field Championships being hosted by Arkansas at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark.

Amaro Will Run for Stanford in 2008 Jason Byrne Dec 17, 2007

Cypress Bay cross-country and track star Emilie Amaro said she would follow her heart to make the best college decision. In the end, Amaro's heart led her to Stanford. The senior announced Sunday that she has made a verbal commitment to run cross-country and track for the Cardinal.''This was a kind of a gut instinct,'' said Amaro, a four-time state runner-up in cross-country. ``I really like the combination of athletics and academics. On my trip there in mid-October they were not trying to sell me on the social life. More as a student-athlete.''Full Story at MiamiHerald.com

Niehaus member of 2007 NCAA National Championship team John Olson Nov 19, 2007

Spring Valley alumna Kate Niehaus, a sophomore at Stanford University, competed for the Cardinals today, winning their third consecutive 2007 NCAA National Cross Country team championship. Northwestern alumna Angelina Blackmon, a senior at North Carolina State University, leads Wolfpack with 63rd place finish.

Kate Niehaus: Nationals Running Journal John Olson Jul 24, 2006

At the request of scrunners.com, I am writing a journal about my last two high school races: the two-mile at Nike Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro, and the 5000-meter run at Junior Nationals in Indianapolis.

Summary of Junior Nationals USATF Press Release Jun 22, 2002

There were plenty of great performances this weekend as the best junior athletes in the nation showed up for the USATF Jr Nationals. Among them were those of sprinter Sanya Richards and racewalker Ben Shorey, who were named Athletes of the Meet and set Am

Fuqua is Stanford-Bound James Guthrie Apr 12, 2002

Alabama\'s top prep track recruit, Oak Mountain senior Scott Fuqua, announced today that he will be joining the top collegiate athletic department in the United States at Stanford University.