Cross Country - Archives 2016-17

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Roos Post Positive Results at Pre-National Invite
Cross Country 10/15/2016

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – UMKC men's and women's cross country competed in the 2016 Pre-National Invitational hosted by Indiana State in Terre Haute, Indiana, on Saturday. The men's team placed fifth in the 8K white race, while the women took 23rd in the 6K white race.

Roos Set for Pre-Nats in Terre Haute
Cross Country 10/14/2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The UMKC men's and women's cross country teams are set to run in the 2016 Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Indiana, on Oct. 15. The Kangaroo women will race at 12:15 p.m. CT in the 6K white race, and the men are scheduled to start at 12:50 p.m. in the men's 8K white race.

UMKC Distance Runners Perform Well at Rim Rock Classic
Cross Country 10/01/2016

Seven UMKC cross country runners competed for the Roos at the Rim Rock Classic Saturday hosted by Kansas at the Rim Rock Farm. Two runners from both the men's and women's teams finished in the top 44.

UMKC Runs in Rim Rock Classic Saturday Morning
Cross Country 09/30/2016

UMKC's men's and women's cross country teams will race in the Rock Chalk Classic at Rim Rock Farm on Saturday morning in Lawrence, Kansas. The men will compete in an 8K beginning at 9 a.m. CT while the women will run in a 6K starting at 10 a.m. CT.

’Roos Fight Hard at Roy Griak Invitational
Cross Country 09/24/2016

Though the course conditions were tough, UMKC men's cross country finished the Roy Griak Invitational with four runners cracking the top 150 spots out of a field of over 250 competitors on Saturday afternoon.

’Roos Travel North for Roy Griak Invitational
Cross Country 09/23/2016

UMKC men's and women's cross country will travel to Falcon Height, Minnesota to compete in the 31st annual Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday hosted by Minnesota. The men's 8K is scheduled for 12:20 p.m. CT and the women's 6K start time is 1:20 p.m. CT.

UMKC Starts Cross Country Season on High Note
Cross Country 09/03/2016

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Behind the effort of three men finishing with three of the 10-fastest times, the UMKC men's cross country team managed to split the head-to-head matchups with Kansas and Oral Roberts at the Bob Timmons Dual Classic in Lawrence, Kansas on Saturday morning.

’Roos XC Looks to Jumpstart 2016 Season
Cross Country 09/02/2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –The UMKC men's and women's cross country teams will kick off the 2016 season as both programs will travel to Lawrence, Kansas, to compete in the Bob Timmons Classic on Sept. 3 at Rim Rock Farm. The event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. CT with the men's 6K run, followed by the women's 5K race at 10 a.m. CT.

UMKC Men No. 14 in USTFCCCA Preseason Regional Rankings
Cross Country 08/29/2016

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association preseason regional rankings are out ahead of the NCAA Division I Men's Cross Country's opening weekend that starts nationally on Thursday, Sept. 1. UMKC men's cross country were ranked No. 14 in the Midwest Region.