2014-15 Men's Cross Country News

February 12, 2015
Jags XC Dubbed 2015 DII All-Academic Team By NCAA
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta men's cross country team was named one of the NCAA Division II Scholar Teams of the Year for the 2014 cross country season by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), while Boyd Guttery and Jackson Jacobs earned All-Academic individual honors for the men’s team.

February 5, 2015
GRU Wins DII Award of Excellence For Peach Belt
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University Athletics has been named the winner of the 2015 Division II Award of Excellence for the Peach Belt Conference, for their collaboration and event with Fort Gordon Military Base during the hosting of the 2014 Peach Belt Conference Cross Country Championships on Nov. 8.

January 19, 2015
Pardon Ndhlovu Qualifies For 2016 Olympics In Rio
HOUSTON, Texas. – GRU Augusta cross country and track and field assistant coach and four-time all-American in cross country and track & field for the UNC Pembroke Braves from 2009-13, Pardon Ndhlovu, has made his childhood dream a reality as he sprinted across the finish line of the Chevron Houston Marathon with a time of 2:16:51 to achieve an Olympic qualifying time for his native county of Zimbabwe on Sunday morning.

December 11, 2014
Pardon Ndhlovu Wins OUC Orlando Half Marathon
AUGUSTA, Ga. – On Saturday, Dec. 6, one year after placing second at the OUC Orlando Half Marathon around Lake Eola in downtown Orlando, Fla., GRU Augusta assistant cross country and track and field coach Pardon Ndhlovu was the first of 3,328 half-marathoners to cross the finish line in the 38th OUC half marathon to claim his first title in the event.

December 5, 2014
Men’s Cross Country Signs Two In Early Period
AUGUSTA, Ga., – The GRU Augusta men’s cross country team added two new members in the early signing period with Noah Hulett and Daniel Broadhead, as Head Coach Adam Ward looks to add depth for the 2015 season.

November 25, 2014
Del Guercio & Humphrey Named All-Region
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta men's cross country sophomore Nick Del Guercio and women's sophomore Jordan Humphrey were named All-Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) following the NCAA regional championship meet on Nov. 22 in Montevallo, Ala.

November 22, 2014
Jags Men, Women Take Eighth At NCAA Regional
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The GRU Augusta men’s cross country team took eighth of 23 teams in the 10K at the NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday morning, while the women also finished in eighth at the Montevallo Cross Country Course on the campus of Montevallo, Ala.

November 18, 2014
Jags Set To Race In Southeast Region Championships
AUGUSTA Ga., – The GRU Augusta men’s and women’s cross country teams will race in the 2014 Division II Southeast Regional Championships hosted by the University of Montevallo on Saturday, November 22, at the University of Montevallo Cross Country Course in Montevallo, Ala. The men’s 10K starts at 10:30 a.m. while the women’s 6K starts at 11:45 a.m.

November 8, 2014
Jaguar Men, Women Fourth At PBC Championships
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta men's and women's cross country teams each finished in fourth place at the 2014 Peach Belt Conference Championships, hosted by the Jaguars and the PBC at Fort Gordon Military Base on Barton Field Saturday, Nov. 8.

November 7, 2014
2014 Cross Country Highlight Video!
AUGUSTA, Ga. – View the new 2014 GRU Augusta cross country highlight video, showcasing both the men's and women's team for their collaboration with Fort Gordon Military Base in Augusta, Ga.

November 5, 2014
Cross Country To Host PBC Championships Nov. 8
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta men's and women's cross country teams will host the 2014 Peach Belt Conference Championships this Saturday, Nov. 8 at Fort Gordon Military Base on Barton Field, the site of the 2014 Jaguar Invitational on Sept. 20.

November 3, 2014
Three Jaguars Named To PBC All-Academic Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference announced the men's and women's cross country All-Academic teams on Monday, Nov. 3 and three jaguar runners earned the award that is given to student-athletes who have excelled on the course and in the classroom for the current year.

October 27, 2014
All You Can Eat Pancake Fundraiser Nov. 1
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta cross country teams and outdoor track and field teams will host the ninth annual GRU Cross Country/Track & Field Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at Fat Man's Café in downtown Augusta.

October 22, 2014
Men’s, Women’s XC Continue To Climb Polls
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta men’s cross country team moved from ninth to seventh while the women’s cross country team moved from ninth to eighth in Tuesday’s regional team rankings released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the Southeast Region.

October 18, 2014
Men Fifth, Women Sixth At Falcon Classic
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The GRU Augusta men’s cross country team placed the highest of all Peach Belt Conference teams with their fifth-place finish, while the women took sixth on Saturday morning at the Falcon Classic, hosted by the University of Montevallo.

October 17, 2014
Jags Return To Course At Falcon Classic Oct. 18
MONTEVALLO, Ala. - The Jaguar men's and women's cross country teams travel to Montevallo, Ala., for the Falcon Classic this Saturday, Oct. 18 for a men's 8K and women's 6K at the Montevallo cross country course.

October 8, 2014
Women's Cross Country Climbs Region Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The men’s and women’s cross country team both moved one position in the updated Division II standings released by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Assosication (USTFCCCA). The Jaguar women climbed up one place to sit ninth in Southeast Region after taking eighth out of 46 teams at the Greater Louisville Classic on Oct. 4, while the men slid dwon one spot to number seven in the region.

October 4, 2014
GRU Races Greater Louisville Classic
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The GRU Augusta men's and women's cross country teams raced the Greater Louisville Classic in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 4, with the women earning eighth out of 46 teams and the men finishing 35th in the field of 42 teams at Tom Sawyer Park.

October 2, 2014
Jags XC Heading To Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The GRU Augusta men's and women's cross country teams travel to Louisville, Ky., for their third meet of the 2014 season at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic this Saturday, Oct. 4 at Tom Sawyer Park.

September 20, 2014
GRU Augusta Hosts Jaguar Invitational At Fort Gordon
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars kicked off their first home meet on Saturday morning when they hosted the Jaguar Invitational at Fort Gordon. The GRU Augusta men took second overall, while the Jaguar women carded fifth.

September 17, 2014
Cross Country Hosts Jaguar Invitational This Saturday
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar men's and women's cross country teams will host the 2014 Jaguar Invitational this Saturday, Sept. 20 on Barton Field at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga. The men will run an 8K at 8:10 a.m. and the women follow with a 6K at 8:50 a.m.

September 12, 2014
GRU Augusta Races The Bobcat Invitational
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.– The Jaguar men’s and women’s cross country teams kicked off the new season with a respectable result at the Bobcat Invitational, hosted by Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga. The women took third and the men finished fourth overall for the Jaguars to start the season.

September 10, 2014
Jags Cross Country Opens Year At Bobcat Invitational Sept. 12
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The men's and women's Jaguar Cross Country teams are set for their first meet of 2014 at the Bobcat Invitational, hosted by Georgia College at The Farm in Milledgeville, Ga, this Friday Sept. 12.

September 9, 2014
Jags Ranked Sixth In Preseason Region Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar men's cross country team is ranked sixth in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's (USTFCCCA) preseason Division II regional team rankings.

August 18, 2014
Jags Picked First In PBC Preseason Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The defending Peach Belt Conference Champions, the GRU Augusta men’s cross country team, has been picked first as the preseason favorites in the 2014 PBC men’s cross country preseason poll.

August 12, 2014
Ward Welcomes Six Signees For Men’s Cross Country
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Looking to defend their 2013 Peach Belt Conference Championship, the GRU Augusta men’s cross country team signed six recruits for the 2014 season to help replace five seniors that the team lost last year.

July 14, 2014
Jaguars Release 2014 Cross Country Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta cross country program and the 2013 Peach Belt Conference Coach of the Year, Adam Ward, have released the 2014 Jaguar Cross Country schedule, highlighted by two home events including the 2014 Peach Belt Conference Championships.

June 19, 2014
Pardon Ndhlovu With Chance To Make History
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta assistant coach for cross country and track and field, Pardon Ndhlovu, has a chance to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5-21, when he races the Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, Minn., this Saturday, June 21st.

June 19, 2014
Brandt Named Collegiate Star By Augusta Sports Council
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jaguar senior Jaiden Brandt can’t stop getting accolades for historic year on the cross country course as the Augusta Sports Council tabbed him the Male Collegiate Star at their annual G.A.M.E.S (Greater Augusta Medals for Excellence in Sports) banquet on June 12, 2014.