Both the Georgetown men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Bethlehem, Pa., for the Paul Short Invitational today, a cross country meet that welcomes more than 5,000 competitors to the Murray H. Goodman courses. The men's team finished second in just its second race of the season while the women placed fourth in what was also their second meet of the 2011 campaign.
The Georgetown women's cross country program opened the 2011 season with a team win at the Harry Groves Invitational hosted by Penn State in State College, Pa. The Hoyas also came away with the individual win as freshman Hannah Neczypor (North Royalton, Ohio/North Royalton) took first place, leading the GU runners to six of the top eight spots. Georgetown dominated the team competition with a mere 16 points for first place followed...
A little over a week after the team was tabbed preseason No. 22 by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the men's cross country team gets set to start the 2011 season in Charlottesville, Va., at the Lou Onesty Open on Friday, September 9. The Hoyas also made an appearance in the Mid-Atlantic preseason rankings at No. 3 regionally.
The Georgetown women's cross country is named the No. 1 team in the country according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason Poll, announced today. This is the first-ever appearance as the top women's team in the country according to the nation's coaches. The men's team was tabbed preseason No. 22 and third in the Mid-Atlantic region while the women took the top spot in the region.
Following a stellar career on the Hilltop both on and off the track featuring four All-America recognitions and five BIG EAST Academic All-Star accolades as well as the recipient of the 2010-11 IG EAST Scholar-Athlete Excellence Award, Renee Tomlin is now one of the top 30 honorees for the 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year award.