Chelsea Sumney Named SoCon Runner Of The Week
UNCG senior Chelsea Sumney has been named the Southern Conference Women’s Runner of the Week for her performance at the Greater Louisville Classic, the league office announced.
Women's Cross Country Runs At The Greater Louisville Classic
Senior Chelsea Sumney (Washington, Pa./Trinity) finished in 40th place to lead the UNCG women’s cross country team to a 29th place finish at the competitive Greater Louisville Classic at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park Saturday morning.
Chelsea Sumney Named SoCon Women's Runner Of The Week
UNCG senior Chelsea Sumney (Washington, Pa./Trinity) has been named the Southern Conference Women’s Runner of the Week for her performance the weekend of Sept. 15-16, the league office announced Wednesday.
Chelsea Sumney and Abraham Kemboi Win Individual Titles At Elon Invitational
Junior Abraham Kemboi (Eldoret, Kenya/Kipkabus) placed first in the men’s 8,000-meter race at the Elon Invitational while senior Chelsea Sumney (Washington, Pa./Trinity) took home the top spot in the women’s 5,000-meter race Saturday morning to lead both the UNCG cross country programs to second place team finishes in the event.
Women's Cross Country Picked Second In SoCon Preseason Poll
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG men’s cross country program was selected to repeat as Southern Conference champions while the Spartan women were tabbed to finish just shy of the top spot in second place as voted on by the league coaches, the conference office announced Wednesday.
Cross Country 2012 Schedule Released
The 2012 UNCG cross country schedule was released Friday and will take the defending Southern Conference champion UNCG men’s and women’s cross country teams to six events prior to the SoCon Championships held October 27 in Charleston, S.C. The Spartan men won the conference title by 47 points while the women took home a 45-point victory as UNCG dominated the event last fall.
Beyond Box Scores: Fall 2011 In Review
Linh Nguyen isn’t a boastful fellow by nature, but when his UNCG men’s cross country team won the Southern Conference championship last October, he had a pretty good vibe as he walked to the spot where the women’s team was warming up.
Ashley Schnell Nominated For NCAA Woman Of The Year Honors
– UNCG cross country/track and field redshirt senior Ashley Schnell (Lincoln, Neb./Lincoln North Star) has been nominated for the 22nd annual NCAA Woman of the Year Award. A total of 429 female student-athletes, spanning NCAA Division I, II and III were nominated for the award, which honors graduating female student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, service and leadership.
UNCG Places 91 Student-Athletes On SoCon Academic Honor Roll
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG had 91 student-athletes honored on the 2011-12 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, which recognizes a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The Spartans also had 39 student-athletes earn Commissioner’s Medal accolades, which marks GPA of 3.50 or higher.
Schnell Named CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-America Second Team
UNCG redshirt senior Ashley Schnell (Lincoln, Neb./Lincoln North Star) earned Capital One Academic All-America honors picking up a spot on the women’s track and field/cross country second team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA).
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.
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.
Ford, Schnell earn SoCon postgraduate scholarships
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG men’s soccer player Peyton Ford and women’s cross country and track and field runner Ashley Schnell have earned two of the Southern Conference’s eight postgraduate scholarships, the league office announced Tuesday.
UNCG’s Schnell named USTFCCCA All-Academic
NEW ORLEANS, La. – UNCG senior Ashley Schnell was named an All-Academic honoree by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the 2011 cross country season, the organization announced on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. The team titles were the first for both programs.
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.
UNCG’s Schnell named SoCon Runner of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s Ashley Schnell has been named the Southern Conference Women’s Runner of the Week, the league office announced on Wednesday. It is the second time this season Schnell has earned the weekly honor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Schnell named SoCon Runner of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s Ashley Schell has been named the Southern Conference women’s cross country Runner of the Week for her performance at the Elon Invitational Saturday, the league office announced on Wednesday.
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.
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.
Women’s cross country picked to win 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.
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.
Schnell earns Academic All-America honors by CoSIDA
TOWSON, Md. – UNCG runner Ashley Schnell has added another award this year as she was selected to the Capital One Academic All-America Third Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced on Thursday.
UNCG finishes second in Commissioner's Cup, fifth in Germann Cup
CHARLESTON, S.C. – After a 2010-11 academic year that saw UNCG turn in competitive showings in virtually every sport, the Spartans finished second in the race for the Commissioner’s Cup and fifth in the extremely tight standings for the Germann Cup, the Southern Conference all-sports trophies for excellence in league competition.
UNCG, Schnell named USTFCCCA All-Academic
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The UNCG men’s and women’s cross country teams were honored this week as they both earned All-Academic team honors, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced this week. Junior Ashley Schnell also claimed All-Academic Cross Country status as an individual.
UNCG places 26 on Academic All-SoCon Team
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Twenty-six UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the Academic All-Southern Conference Team for the fall semester, the league office announced Monday. Men’s soccer player Peyton Ford and SoCon Female Cross Country Runner of the Year Ashley Schnell accounted for two of the 11 4.0 grade point averages on the 345-member squad.
UNCG women first, men fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG is in solid contention in the Southern Conference all-sports races for both the men’s and women’s sports, as UNCG’s women lead the league and the men are fourth after the fall season of competition.
UNCG heads to Louisville for NCAA Regionals
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG will look to build upon its success at the Southern Conference Championships two weeks ago as the Spartans travel to Louisville, Ky. on Saturday to compete at the 2010 NCAA Southeast Regionals at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park.
UNCG’s Schnell claims Athlete of the Month honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG runner Ashley Schnell was honored by the Southern Conference on Friday as she was named the SoCon Athlete of the Month for the month of October. The athletes were nominated by each member institution and voted on by the conference office.
UNCG heads to Boone for SoCon Cross Country Championships
GREENSBORO, N.C. – After wrapping up perhaps the best regular season in school history, the UNCG cross country team will look replicate that success this weekend as the Spartans travel to Boone, N.C. for the 2010 Southern Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday.
Beyond Box Scores: Two teams turning the corner
BOONE, N.C. - This cross country season began for UNCG with a soul searching session in the North Carolina mountains. This weekend, the Spartans return there with a chance to claim a first conference title.
Schnell named SoCon Womens Runner of the Week
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCGs Ashley Schnell has been honored as the womens Southern Conference Runner of the Week for her performance during the weekend of Oct. 15-16, the league office announced today.
Thompson, Schnell lead UNCG to pair of runner-up finishes
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Joey Thompson broke the school record in the 8k by nine seconds and Ashley Schnell turned in a top-five performance on the womens side as the mens and womens teams each came away with runner-up team finishes on Friday at the Royal Cross Country Challenge. Also, part of the mens team ran in the Navy race, where Tyron Alston won the individual title and the team finished in first place.
Schnell earns SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. UNCGs Ashley Schnell, a junior cross country runner, has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for Oct. 6, the league office announced today. It was the second time she has earned the honor in the past three weeks.
Schnell named womens SoCon Runner of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. UNCGs Ashley Schnell has been honored as the womens Southern Conference Runner of the Week for her performance during the weekend of Oct. 1-2, the league office announced today.
UNCG set for Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C. In perhaps its toughest event this season, the UNCG cross country team will hit the road to compete at the Ninth Annual Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park.
Spartans wrap up Greensboro XC Invitational
GREENSBORO, N.C. Taylor Day posted the top time for the mens team and Jenna Paley and Jade Farlow led the womens team on Saturday afternoon at the Greensboro XC Invitational at Hagen Stone Park.
Spartans set for Greensboro XC Invitational on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C. Coming off a great weekend that saw both teams claim individual and team titles at the Elon Invitational, UNCG returns to action this weekend as the Spartans will compete at the 27th Annual Greensboro XC Invitational on Saturday.
Schnell, UNCG claim titles at Elon Invitational
ELON, N.C. Ashley Schnell won the race for the womens team, while Mike Koech broke the school record in the 8k to take top honors in the mens race as UNCG claimed both team titles on Saturday at the Elon Invitational.
Cross Country team named USTFCCCA All-Academic
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's cross country team earned All-Academic Team honors, as announced this week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Spartan women third at USC Upstate Invitational
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Senior Sherrika Jordan paced the women's team to a third-place finish on Saturday morning at the USC Upstate Invitational. Sophomore Joey Thompson led the UNC Greensboro men's team to a first-place finish.
Women eighth in record-setting day at Charlotte Invitational
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Kerry Hartman finished in 26th place to help lead UNC Greensboro's women's team to an eighth place finish at the Charlotte Invitational on Friday afternoon. On the men's side, Joey Thompson, Mike Koech and Andy Clyne each broke the previous school record in the 8k to lead the men's team to a third place finish.
Women second at Lou Onesty Invitational
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Chelsea and Shaina Sumney led the women's squad on Saturday at the Lou Onesty Invitational at the University of Virginia to a second place finish.
Paley leads Spartans at Elon Invitational
ELON, N.C. - Sophomore Jenna Paley led the women's side, while senior Justin Ruppe paced the men's squad as UNC Greensboro wrapped up competition at the Elon Invitational on Saturday morning.
UNCG opens season at Wake Forest Relays
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - UNC Greensboro kicked off its 2009 season on Friday evening at the Wake Forest Relays. The women's squad finished in second, while the men's team finished third.
UNCG women tied for seventh in SoCon Preseason Poll
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's cross country team finished in a tie for seventh along with College of Charleston and Western Carolina in the Southern Conference Cross Country Preseason Poll, the conference office announced on Tuesday.