Indiana Daily Student

Cross Country

Hoosiers preparing for Big Ten with 2 races

Both men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in the adidas Invitational on Friday in Madison, Wis., and then again in the Pre-Nationals on Sunday in Terre Haute, Ind., the site of this year’s NCAA Championships.

Sophomore Andy Bayer celebrates setting IU's 3000 meter record in 7:48.35 on Jan. 21 during the Gladstein Invitational held indoors at the Gladstein Field House. Bayer is the first track runner to be an Academic All-American in IU history.

The mindset of IU runners

What does it take to be an elite IU runner? Is it a mindset or discipline? Talent or just a crazy love of the sport? IU's best runners explain.

Then-sophomore Nate Morrow and then-junior Andy Weatherford run in a pack during the NCAA Cross Country Championships.

Coach Helmer builds Hoosier cross country program

The importance of history is often overstated yet underappreciated. Unless you are affiliated with IU’s cross country program. It has been 20 years since its last Big Ten title and 69 years since its last national championship, but don’t let the large numbers fool you. IU’s cross country team is steeped in tradition, dating back to the early 20th century.

IU women place 1st, men 2nd in weekend meet

Sitting their top six runners, the men’s cross country team scored 40 points but fell five points short of Purdue’s 35 Friday afternoon.

The women, on the other hand, ran away from the competition, scoring 19 to beat Butler by 44 points in the Indiana Intercollegiate in Bloomington.

First meet of season not by Hoosiers’ choice

Yes, it’s on the schedule, but that doesn’t mean it actually matters. That is the stance IU Coach Ron Helmer is taking as his team prepares for Saturday’s Indiana Open in Bloomington.

Cross country schedule features 3 home meets

IU will bookend its regular season with home meets, including the season-opening Indiana Open on Sept. 10 and the Indiana Intercollegiates on Sept. 16. The season ends in Bloomington as well with the Hoosier Invitational on Nov. 4.

Cross country heads north for regional meet

IU coach Ron Helmer said the men's and women's squads have everything to gain and nothing to lose Saturday in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Rochester, Mich.

Cross country teams aim for Big Ten title

All of the excitement built up from a long summer and fall of training will be released this weekend in Madison, Wis. as the IU men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in the Big Ten Championships.

Two runners reflect on weekly award

On Tuesday, two runners from the IU cross country teams, Ben Hubers and Sarah Pease, were rewarded for their accomplishments from the weekend at the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival in Fayetteville, Ark. They were both named Big Ten Runners of the Week.

Powered by Solutions by The State News
All Content © 2023 Indiana Daily Student