By Mark Mausner — STAFF WRITER Junior Hofstra cross-country runner Jack Finlayson is in the midst of a long off-season after the Pride finished in 29th place in the NCAA Division 1 Northeast Regional. The Orillia, Ontario, Canada native has improved every year since he’s been on the team and he now looks to have […]
By Kyle Kandetzki – SPORTS EDITOR When Hofstra Cross Country assistant coach Jessie Petersen pushes her athletes to succeed, she is truly practicing what she preaches. Petersen, fresh off of her first year with the Pride, qualified for the 2016 United States Olympic Team Trials in the women’s marathon by running a 1:14.44 in a […]
By Jean Pierre Guzhnay – STAFF WRITER Both the men and women’s cross country teams competed at the NCAA regional championship at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx last Friday afternoon. The men placed 35th with 1,055 points, while the women placed 40th with 1,269 points. There were runners from both sides that recorded personal records […]
By Sean Williams – SPORTS EDITOR The Hofstra cross country teams had difficulty keeping up with the competition at Lehigh University over the weekend, as the men’s and women’s teams finished 31st and 40th, respectively, in fields of 40 in the Paul Short Run. On the women’s side in the 6K, junior Becky Celorio found herself […]
By Sean Williams – SPORTS EDITOR Both men’s and women’s cross country teams finished 17th at Iona College’s Meet of Champions this Saturday, as the promising Pride teams could not keep up with the elite runners at Van Cortlandt Park. In an event that featured powerhouses like Brown and Yale on one of the most difficult […]
By Sean Williams – SPORTS EDITOR Hofstra cross country has had a resurgence this year, as freshmen on both the men’s and women’s teams, along with coach Vince Giambanco, have made the Pride a new force to be reckoned with. The Pride women placed 5th and the men 2nd in fields of 16 this weekend at […]
By Sean Williams – SPORTS EDITOR The men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in their first event of the year this Sunday at the St. John’s University/Hofstra University Fall Invitational. There were four teams in total. The men managed to place in first, while the women managed to place in third. Both teams experienced something of […]
The Hofstra cross-country team was far away from the storm that hit the area this weekend, taking its talents down to Atlanta, GA for the Colonial Athletic Association Championships on Saturday, October 29. With a week of rest under its belt after taking home nineteenth (men’s) and twenty-ninth (women’s) places at the Penn State National, Hofstra was ready to claim bragging rights for the entire CAA conference.
The Hofstra cross country men’s and women’s team finished eighth out of 13 squads at the Metropolitan Conference Championships last Friday in the Bronx.
It’s shaping up to be a solid season for Hofstra University cross-country teams in 2011.