2017 Women's Cross Country News

  • Cross Country announces team awards
    December 06, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire cross country program announced the 2017 team awards Sunday evening at their year-end banquet.  The awards, which are decided by team voting, include: Most Valuable Newcomer, Most Improved, Most Valuable, and the Blugold Award.
  • Schwamberger named WIAC Coach of the Year
    November 29, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire head coach Dan Schwamberger was named the 2017 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year, based on voting conducted by the league coaches.
  • Women's Cross Country 2nd at NCAA Championships
    November 18, 2017
    ELSAH, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s cross country team competed in the 2017 NCAA Cross Country National Championships Saturday, coming away with a national runner-up finish.
  • Lau & Schwamberger earn USTFCCCA Regional honors
    November 16, 2017
    NEW ORLEANS (blugolds.com) – Regional Athletes and Coaches of the Year for the 2017 NCAA Division III Cross Country season were announced Tuesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), as voted on by member coaches from that division.
  • Women’s Cross Country NCAA Midwest Regional Champions
    November 11, 2017
    Rock Island, ILL. (Blugolds.com) – Taking full advantage of a perfect day for racing, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s cross country team defeated 37 teams to become NCAA Midwest Regional Champions. The Blugolds scored just 59 points, and five women finished with All-Region honors. Washington University was the runner-up with 75 points.
  • Women’s Cross Country Wins Luther Saga Cup Challenge; Lamack Individual Champion
    November 03, 2017
    DECORAH, Iowa. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s cross country team traveled to Luther College this past weekend, where they showed off their depth and young talent in a victory at the Luther Sage Cup Challenge. The women scored just 15 points to Luther’s 50.
  • Women’s Cross Country WIAC Champions; Five Runners Finish Top 10 All-Conference
    October 28, 2017
    WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – For the first time since 2012, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s cross country team are WIAC Champions. The Blugolds had an outstanding race this past Saturday at UW-Whitewater, winning the conference meet with 33 points; UW-La Crosse finished second with 59 points.
  • Women’s Cross Country wins City Wells 5k; Drangstveit breaks course record
    October 20, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s cross country team won with ease their fourth annual running of the City Wells 5k. Competing against UW-Stout, the women took the top five places, earning a perfect score of 15 to Stout’s 50.
  • Four Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 17, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men's cross country runner Darin Lau (Eau Claire, Wis.), women's cross country runner Sam Slattery (Waunakee,Wis.), men's swimmer Dayton Miller (Rochester, Minn.) and women's diver Bailei Hughes (Winona, Minn.) have each been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Women 9th, Men 11th at Pre-Nationals Meet
    October 14, 2017
     ELSAH, Ill. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire cross country team traveled to Principia College in Elsah, IL to participate in the Pre-National “Cow Bell Classic” this past Saturday, with the men taking 11th place and the women claiming 9th.
  • Women's Cross Country wins Blugold Invite
    September 29, 2017
    COLFAX, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The No. 13-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s cross country team continued their exciting season this past weekend at the Blugold Invitational.
  • Lau and Slattery Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
    September 19, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men's cross country runner Darin Lau (Eau Claire, Wis./ Immanuel) , and women's cross country runner Samantha Slattery have each been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Women’s Cross Country Places First at St. Olaf Invite
    September 16, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s cross country team began what should be a special year with resounding success. The Blugolds won the St. Olaf Invite, placing 1st out of 23 teams, scoring 57 points and narrowly edging out team runner-up Carleton’s 68 points.