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Cross Country

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.
09/11/12 12:18am

George Dickson III leads Penn cross country by example

Senior George Dickson III may never benefit from the vast improvement Penn hopes Steve Dolan will bring to the program, but the runner has still helped mentor freshmen and impressed coaches with his leadership.
09/10/12 12:05am

Penn cross country faces off with La Salle in unscored meet

Senior Leslie Kovach finished second for the women while the men’s team had strong performances from its freshmen.
11/10/11 12:06am

Cross-country star takes road less traveled

Beauregard-Breton’s cross-country career did not start until two years ago, when she was recruited to run for the Deerfield Academy, a prestigious Massachusetts preparatory school.
10/30/11 11:05pm

Penn men and women finish last at cross country Heptagonal Championships

Running through mud, sleet, rain and snow, Penn men’s and women’s cross country each placed last in the all-Ivy Heptagonal Championships, a disappointing finish as they gear up for the NCAA East Regional competition in two weeks.
10/27/11 10:46pm

At Heptagonals, cross country runs off the beaten path

Breaking tradition is not common for the ‘Ancient’ Eight. But for only the third time in 72 years, the Ivy League Cross Country Heptagonal Championships will be held at a location other than Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.
09/29/11 1:04am
While Kovach thrives on her “one day at a time” approach, she and Boldon hope to eventually help her train, and perhaps qualify, for the 2012 Olympic Trials.