June 14, 2012
Men's cross country, track earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards
INDIANAPOLIS – UNCG’s men’s cross country and indoor and outdoor track programs were among the 954 programs nationally to earn 2012 Public Recognition Awards from the NCAA for ranking in the top 10 percent of all Division I teams in their respective sports, the association announced Thursday.
May 31, 2012
UNCG men finish fifth, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men finished fifth and its women finished fourth in the final standings of the Southern Conference’s all-sports races. Appalachian State earned the league’s Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics while College of Charleston was awarded the Germann Cup for the best overall women’s athletics program.
May 22, 2012
UNCG recognizes student-athletes at annual Senior Banquet
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Department of Athletics recently recognized its student-athletes at the UNCG Senior Banquet at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Men’s cross country and track athlete Joey Thompson and women’s soccer goalkeeper Kelsey Kearney earned UNCG’s male and female Spartan Awards.
May 5, 2012
Thirty-five Spartan student-athletes graduate
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Thirty-five UNCG student-athletes took part in graduation ceremonies across campus this week.
March 21, 2012
UNCG men third, women seventh in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men are in third and women are in seventh after the winter season of competition in the Southern Conference’s all-sports races.
March 16, 2012
Chelimo, Kenyan teammates featured on UNCG's Inspire. Change. site
In his first year at UNCG, Paul Chelimo has placed in the top four nationally. He has been named All-American twice. But his goals as an athlete and a student are much bigger. Sometimes the finish line is just the start.
February 15, 2012
UNCG men’s cross country earns USTFCCCA All-Academic status
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The UNCG men’s cross country team earned All-Academic status for the 2011 season on Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the organization announced.
February 10, 2012
Three Spartans named All-Academic by USTFCCCA
NEW ORLEANS, La. – UNCG’s Paul Chelimo, Paul Katam and Joey Thompson were all named All-Academic by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the organization announced on Friday.
December 15, 2011
Ten UNCG student-athletes earn degrees during fall commencement
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Ten UNCG student-athletes completed their degree requirements this fall and were part of a large number of students who earned their degrees on Thursday.
December 12, 2011
Spartan men third, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men are in third and women are in fourth after the fall season competition in the Southern Conference’s all-sports races.
November 21, 2011
Chelimo earns All-America honors at NCAA Championship
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – UNCG sophomore Paul Chelimo came in 13th place to become the first runner in school history to earn All-America honors on Monday afternoon at the NCAA Championship on the Gibson Championship Course.
November 18, 2011
Trio of Spartans head to NCAA Championship
UNCG’s Paul Chelimo, Joey Thompson and Ashley Schnell will represent the Spartans this weekend as they compete at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. on Monday afternoon. The race will be run at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center.
November 13, 2011
Thompson becomes third Spartan to earn bid to NCAA Championships
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Just one day after seeing two of his teammates qualify for the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championships, Joey Thompson also earned a bid to nationals as an at-large selection on Sunday.
November 12, 2011
Chelimo, Schnell advance to NCAA Championships
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – UNCG’s Paul Chelimo and Ashley Schnell became the first runners in school history to qualify for the NCAA Cross Country Championships as the duo led the Spartans on Saturday at the NCAA Southeast Regional.
November 11, 2011
UNCG heads to Louisville for NCAA Southeast Regional
Coming off an impressive showing at the SoCon Championships two weeks ago, UNCG will return to action on Saturday as the Spartans travel to Louisville, Ky. for the NCAA Southeast Regional at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park.
November 9, 2011
School-record 12 inducted into Golden Chain Honor Society
GREENSBORO, N.C. – A school-record 12 UNCG student-athletes were inducted into the school’s prestigious Golden Chain Honor Society on Sunday.
November 1, 2011
UNCG continues to move up in USTFCCCA rankings
NEW ORLEANS, La. – After winning both team titles this past weekend at the Southern Conference Championships, both the UNCG men’s and women’s programs moved up in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Associations (USTFCCCA) rankings this week.
October 29, 2011
UNCG men, women win titles at SoCon Championships
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Paul Chelimo won the individual title in the men’s race and Ashley Schnell did the same in the women’s race as UNCG also took home both team titles at the 2011 Southern Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Trophy Lakes.
October 25, 2011
UNCG gears up for Southern Conference Championships
UNCG will look to bring home some hardware this weekend as the Spartans travel to Charleston, S.C. to run in the 2011 Southern Conference Cross Country Championships. The race will be hosted by College of Charleston and held at Trophy Lakes on Johns Island.
October 17, 2011
UNCG women rise in latest USTFCCCA rankings
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The UNCG women’s cross country rose seven spots in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) regional rankings, while the men’s team stayed put, the organization announced on Monday.
October 14, 2011
Chelimo, Schnell win individual races at Panorama Farms Invite
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – UNCG’s Paul Chelimo and Ashley Schnell continued their impressive 2011 seasons as they both won individual titles for the Spartans on Friday at the Panorama Farms Invitational.
October 13, 2011
Spartans head to Panorama Farms Invite on Friday
After nearly two weeks off from competition, UNCG returns to competition on Friday as the Spartans will compete in the Third Annual Panorama Farms Invitational in Charlottesville, Va.
October 6, 2011
Chelimo named SoCon Runner of the Month
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG men’s cross country runner Paul Chelimo has been selected as the Southern Conference’s Runner of the Month, the league office announced on Thursday.
October 5, 2011
UNCG's Chelimo named SoCon Runner of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – For the second time in three weeks, UNCG’s Paul Chelimo has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Runner of the Week, the league office announced on Wednesday.
October 3, 2011
UNCG women debut, men rise in latest USTFCCCA rankings
NEW ORLEANS, La. – For the first time in school history both the men’s and women’s cross country teams are ranked in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings, the organization announced on Monday.
October 1, 2011
UNCG wraps up Hagan Stone XC Classic
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG men’s cross country team finished in second place and Ali Cupito finished third overall as an individual for the women’s team on Saturday at the Hagan Stone XC Classic.
September 30, 2011
UNCG’s Chelimo wins men’s race at Paul Short Run
BETHLEHAM, Pa. – UNCG sophomore Paul Chelimo led from wire-to-wire on Friday as he took top invidividual honors in the men’s race and Ashley Schnell turned in a top-15 performance for the women at the Paul Short Run.
September 29, 2011
UNCG to head to pair of meets this weekend
After nearly two weeks off from competition, UNCG returns to competition this weekend as the Spartans will run in two meets. Some members of the Spartans will travel to Bethlehem, Pa. on Friday to run at the Paul Short Run, while others will stay in Greensboro to compete in the Hagan Stone XC Classic.
September 21, 2011
UNCG’s Chelimo earns SoCon Runner of the Week honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s Paul Chelimo has been named the Southern Conference men’s cross country Runner of the Week for his performance at the Elon Invitational Saturday, the league office announced on Wednesday.
September 19, 2011
UNCG ranked in latest USTFCCCA Southeast Region poll
GREENSBORO, N.C. – After a successful weekend at the Elon Invitational, the UNCG men’s cross country team jumped into the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I Regional Cross Country Rankings, the organization announced on Monday.
September 17, 2011
Schnell, Chelimo win individual titles at Elon Invitational
ELON, N.C. – Paul Chelimo took top honors in the men’s race as he helped the men’s team to a team title and Ashley Schnell was the top individual in the women’s race for UNCG on Saturday at the Elon Invitational.
September 16, 2011
UNCG back in action at Elon Invitational
After starting the season at the Guilford College XC Carnival two weeks ago, UNCG will return to competition this weekend as the Spartans make the short trip to compete at the Elon Invitational on Saturday.
September 3, 2011
UNCG women first, men second at Guilford XC Carnival
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Kelly Montague’s individual title on the women’s side helped propel her team to top team honors and the men’s squad earned runner-up honors at the Guilford College XC Carnival on Saturday.
September 2, 2011
Spartans kick off season at Guilford College XC Carnival
UNCG will look to build off of a successful 2010 campaign as they kick off the 2011 season by competing at the Third Annual Guilford College XC Carnival on Saturday.
August 24, 2011
Men’s cross country tabbed as runner-up for SoCon title
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The UNCG women’s cross country team was selected as the 2011 preseason favorite in the Southern Conference, while the men’s team was predicted to earn runner-up honors by the league’s head coaches, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
August 4, 2011
Leah Allen tabbed as cross country/track assistant coach
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG cross country and track & field coach Linh Nguyen has named former Ashland University standout Leah Allen as assistant coach, he announced on Tuesday afternoon.
August 3, 2011
UNCG releases 2011 cross country slate
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 2011 cross country schedule will take UNCG to nine events this fall, highlighted by the NCAA Pre-Nationals, as head coach Linh Nguyen announced the upcoming schedule on Wednesday.