Cross Country

Weekly Roundup: Swimming and Diving makes waves at Championships

After participating in the four-day meet, the Boston University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept the America East Championship on Sunday night at BU’s Competition Pool. This marked the first time since 1994 that both teams won the title in the same year. Two different BU athletes also received honors after the meet. Junior diver Melinda Matyas, who […]

Roundup: Two Terriers break own records at Valentine Invitational

Boston University sophomore runner Rich Peters topped his own school record for fastest mile on Saturday during the Valentine Invitational at the BU Track and Tennis Center. Peters, who is from Bristol, England, set a new bar for best mile with his time of 3:57.83 while coming from behind to win the mile race in the meet. He held the […]

Cross country falls just short of America East gold

For much of the season, the Boston University cross country team worked toward several common goals, with one being an America East Conference championship. While this end was ultimately not fully realized, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams finished in second place in the championship meet Sunday in Albany, N.Y. The men’s team, who went into the race […]

Peters, cross country impress at Codfish Bowl

Both the women and men’s cross-country teams took a running start this Saturday at the 2011 Codfish Bowl at Franklin Park. Coming in first and second place respectively, the two teams performed well in windy conditions. “Running when it’s really windy like that is very hard,” said BU coach Bruce Lehane. “It’s very difficult. It was challenging in that sense. […]

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Peters’ win highlights successful first meet for cross country

With a blank slate and a new season immediately ahead of it, the Boston University cross country team competed in the Bryant University Invitational Saturday, its first meet of the season, and saw many of its members deliver standout performances. Sophomore Rich Peters stood tall above the rest as he finished first in a field of 98 runners, one of […]

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M. cross country wins first AE title since 2000

The Boston University men’s cross country team captured its first conference championship since 2000 when it took first place in the America East championship Saturday afternoon at Franklin Park. Graduate student Eric Ashe led the way for the Terriers with a second-place time of 24:22.29 on the eight-kilometer course, finishing nearly 18 seconds behind University of Maine junior Riley Masters.

Both XC teams sport individual winners, lose to FSU

Seniors Eric Ashe and Kathleen Davies both took home the top spots in their respective races, but both Boston University cross country teams fell to Florida State University Sunday.

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Women’s cross country looking to ‘surprise’ AE

With a relatively young team in tow, the Boston University women’s cross country team is looking to win its first conference title since 2006.

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Men’s cross country excited to start injury-free 2010

After a disappointing 2009 season mired by injuries, the Boston University men’s cross country team is healthy and ready to make a run at the America East championship.

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Middle of the pack

The Boston University women’s and men’s cross country teams competed in the America East Championships on Saturday in Williston, Vt., placing fifth and sixth, respectively, out of nine teams.