Cross Country

01/14/16 3:30am
Although Penn boasts countless spectacular student-athletes, the most impressive aspect of their success may not even be the athletic success itself.
09/15/15 1:38am
Over the past few years, Penn men’s cross country has largely been a showcase for one of the top runners in the nation: Thomas Awad. And what a showcase it has been.
09/16/14 1:11am
There are no two ways about it: 2013 was a transition year for Penn cross country, but the program still had its fair share of bright moments.
09/11/14 2:40am
The adage goes: “it’s a marathon, not a sprint”, but starting a distance race on the right foot sure can’t hurt.
09/08/14 11:46pm
In almost any sport, if you spend the fewest minutes on the field of anyone on the team, it makes you a scrub or a benchwarmer. In cross country, though, this same condition makes you something different entirely: a star.
08/20/14 4:14pm

New expectations for Penn cross country

Expectations for sports teams can be a gift and a curse. This is one of the key issues at hand for Penn cross country entering the 2014 season.
11/25/13 9:56pm

Whiting twins team up as 'face' of Penn cross country

The Penn women’s cross country team finds itself in with freshman phenoms — and identical twin sisters — Cleo and Clarissa Whiting.
11/21/13 7:33pm

Two Penn cross country members head to Nationals

This Saturday, freshman Cleo Whiting and sophomore Thomas Awad will travel to Terre Haute, Ind., where they will both compete in the NCAA National Cross Country Championships. Indiana State’s LaVern Gibson Championship Course will play host this weekend to not only the nation’s best cross country teams, but also the fastest individual runners in the country.
11/15/13 7:07pm

Penn cross country turns in dazzlingly strong performance at NCAA Regionals

The Penn cross country team picked a really good day to have its best race of the season.
11/14/13 8:46pm

Penn cross country all geared up for regionals at Lehigh

After a strong showing two weeks ago at Heptagonal Championships, the Red and Blue are looking to improve upon their pre-meet rankings of ninth for the men and eighth for the women. Both teams are chasing top six finishes in the region.
11/03/13 11:01pm

Penn cross country content with finish at "Heps"

The men and women of Penn cross country both finished in sixth place at Saturday’s Heptagonal Championships — the Ivy League’s de facto championship meet — in Princeton.
10/31/13 5:40pm
Penn’s cross country runners might be young, but they know their history. And they know full well how important it is to succeed at Saturday’s Heptagonal Championships at Princeton, an Ivy tradition since 1934.
10/19/13 4:56pm

Penn cross country splits up for two meets

Part of the team competed in the Princeton Invitational, while other runners competed in the Pre-National Invitational at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Ind.
10/03/13 5:32pm

Penn cross country ready for tough competition at Paul Short

On Saturday, the Quakers will compete in the 40th Annual Paul Short Invitational Meet at Lehigh, one of the toughest collegiate races on the East Coast.
09/26/13 8:45pm

Penn cross country catches late bus, still keeps pace at Main Line

Although Penn cross country failed to grab a podium spot, the Quakers ran a solid final tune-up race at the Main Line Invitational Meet against some strong competition.
09/25/13 11:23pm
When asked what the goal was when it came to the upcoming Main Line Invitational meet, coach Steve Dolan and seniors Conor Nickel and Kersie Jhabvala all responded with the same slogan: “A team first race.”
09/12/13 8:29pm
The Penn men’s and women’s cross country teams are scheduled to set off running this Friday night in their first race, the Big 5 Meet at Belmont Plateau right here in Philadelphia.
09/11/13 10:45pm

Gensib is a perfect fit for Penn cross country

Passion for both school and running is what makes sophomore Elyssa Gensib a model student-athlete. When it comes to academics and athletics, Gensib is not afraid to push her limits.
11/12/12 2:08am

Brief | Freshman Thomas Awad Penn cross country's top finisher

The Penn men’s and women’s cross country seasons came to an end Friday at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships, with a number of strong performances from underclassmen giving the team optimism for the future.
10/01/12 12:55am

BRIEF | Penn cross country sees success at Paul Short Invitational

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at Lehigh’s Paul Short Invitational on Friday. Out of 33 teams, the men finished in first, while the women finished 16th out of 40 schools.