2016-17 Men's Cross Country News

December 2, 2016
Jaguar XC Picks Up Three Student-Athletes In Early Signing Period
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head men’s and women’s cross country coach Adam Ward gained three new student-athletes in the National Letter of Intent (NLI) early signing period. The Jaguars signed freshman Miranda Taylor to the women’s squad while the men picked up freshmen Walker Inman and Chandler Kennedy for the 2017 season.

November 14, 2016
Augusta Cross Country Wraps 2016 Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country teams concluded the 2016 season at the NCAA Regionals. Both squads stayed inside the top-10 regional rankings all year and never finished worse than seventh in every race.

November 8, 2016
Augusta Cross Country Trio Named NCAA All-Region
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Augusta University cross country freshman Pricilla Cartwright, sophomore Daniel Broadhead, and junior Dylan Forester were named All-Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday morning. All-Region honorees for NCAA Division II Cross Country were recognized following the weekend’s NCAA regional championships meets around the country.

November 5, 2016
Augusta Cards Fifth At NCAA Regional
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Augusta University men’s cross country team made their seventh-straight appearance at the NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday morning and finished in fifth place out of 24 teams in the 10K at the Montevallo XC Course. It was the fourth top-five finish for the Jags at the regional in the last seven years and the sixth finish in the top 10.

November 2, 2016
Augusta XC Ready For NCAA Regionals Nov. 5 At Montevallo
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country teams have wrapped the regular-season, competed at the conference championships, and now it’s time for the 2016 NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the University of Montevallo.

October 27, 2016
Men’s Cross Country Trio Tabbed Peach Belt All-Conference
AUGUSTA, Ga. – At the conclusion of the 2016 Peach Belt Conference Championship on Oct. 22 in Milledgeville, the top 15 runners were named to the All-Conference squad. Augusta University men’s cross country had three named to the list in juniors Daniel Broadhead and Dylan Forester and sophomore Noah Hulett.

October 22, 2016
Augusta MXC Cards Third At Peach Belt Conference Championships
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The 2016 Peach Belt Conference Cross Country Championships were held Saturday, Oct. 22 on the campus of Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga., and the Augusta University men’s squad finished in third place out of 10 teams.

October 21, 2016
PBC Presents Regular-Season Cross Country Awards
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference presented several men's and women's cross country awards on Friday night at a reception on the eve of the PBC Championships in Milledgeville, Ga., on the campus of Georgia College. Augusta University had four athletes earn All-Academic honors and two named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.

October 20, 2016
Jaguars Prepared For Peach Belt Conference Championships Oct. 22
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. ? The regular season is in the books and the Augusta University men?s and women?s cross country teams travel to the Peach Belt Conference Championships Saturday, Oct. 22 on the campus of Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga. The PBC and Georgia College host a men?s 10k at women?s 6K at the Counsel Farm course.

October 15, 2016
Men’s XC Wins Jaguar Cross Country Challenge For Second Win Of Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s cross country team dominated their home event on Friday evening and won the Jaguar Cross Country Challenge at the newly-opened Jackson Cross Country Course and Trails on the Flowing Wells Campus of the Episcopal Day School. Augusta hosted a four mile race with five teams and had six Jaguars finish in the top 10 including first, second, third, and fourth place.

October 10, 2016
Augusta Hosts Jaguar Cross Country Challenge Oct. 14
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's and women's cross country teams host the eighth annual Jaguar Cross Country Challenge on Friday, Oct. 14 at the newly-opened Jackson Cross Country Course and Trails on the Flowing Wells Campus of the Episcopal Day School.

October 8, 2016
Men’s XC Cards Third Top-Five Finish of Season at Saint Leo National Preview
ST. LEO, Fla. – The Augusta University men’s cross country team hit the course on Saturday morning for the Saint Leo Division II National Preview cross country meet in St. Leo, Fla., and took third place out of seven competing teams.

October 6, 2016
Augusta Sets Sights On Saint Leo XC Nationals Preview Meet Oct. 8
SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country will get their first look at the national championship course on Saturday, Oct. 8 when they race the Saint Leo XC Nationals Preview Meet in St. Leo, Fla.

September 18, 2016
Augusta MXC Finishes Fourth Of 13 At Montevallo XC Classic
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – In their second race of the season, Augusta University men’s cross country fared well against regional and conference competition by taking fourth out of 13 teams at the Montevallo XC Classic on Saturday morning in Montevallo, Ala.

September 15, 2016
Jags XC Heads To Montevallo Falcon Classic Sept. 17
MONTEVALLO, Ala.- The Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country programs will race their second event of the young season on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Montevallo Falcon Classic in Montevallo, Ala.

September 14, 2016
Jags Rise To Fourth In NCAA Regional Rankings
NEW ORLEANS, La. – After winning their first event of the season on Saturday, the Augusta University men’s cross country ascended four spots and is ranked fourth on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) week one NCAA regional rankings.

September 12, 2016
Men’s XC Takes Victory to Open Season at Georgia College Invitational
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s cross country team broke open the 2016 campaign on Saturday morning at the Georgia College Bobcat Invitational in Milledgeville, Ga. The Jaguars placed first in the 14-team field.

August 31, 2016
Augusta Cross Country/Track & Field Announces 5K Race Fundraiser
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar men’s and women’s cross country and track & field teams announced the Augusta University Run for the GreenJackets 5K for Saturday, Sept. 3 beginning at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

August 30, 2016
NCAA DII Preseason Regional Rankings Unveiled, Jags Sit Eighth
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With the opening weekend of NCAA Division II Cross Country already upon us starting this Thursday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced its preseason Regional Rankings. The Augusta University men’s cross country team is ranked eighth and the women 10th for the NCAA Southeast Region.

August 15, 2016
Men’s Cross Country Sits Second On PBC Preseason Coaches Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference released the men’s cross country preseason coaches poll on Monday and the Augusta Jaguars were picked to finish second in the league of 10 teams.

July 28, 2016
Augusta University Announces 2016 Cross Country Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country teams revealed their schedule for the upcoming 2016 season which features four regular-season meets including the Jaguar Cross Country Challenge Oct. 14.

July 27, 2016
‘The Extra Mile’ Documentary On Alumnus Pardon Ndhlovu’s Road To Rio 2016 Premieres Aug. 4
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta community is invited to meet Olympian and Augusta University alumnus Pardon Ndhlovu at the premiere of “The Extra Mile,” a documentary short about the marathon runner’s road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

July 25, 2016
Five Sign With Jags For 2016 Men’s Cross Country
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head men’s cross country coach Adam Ward announced five new student-athletes who will join the 2016 Jaguar roster and compete this fall. The Jaguar men picked up Collins Birech, Dalton Carr, Koby Ezell, Will Hammesfahr, and Zack Hill.