2013-14 Cross Country News

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.

February 14, 2014
Six Jags Named To All-Academic Teams
AUGUSTA, Ga. – A total of six Jaguars represented GRU Augusta Cross Country on the 2013 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division II All-Academic teams.

November 9, 2013
Jags Men Third At Regionals
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – GRU Augusta sent both teams to the NCAA Southeast Regionals at McAlpine Creek Park where senior Jaiden Brandt placed second to lead the No. 2 Jaguars to third overall and give them a berth to the NCAA Nationals, while the women took 15th in Charlotte, N.C.

November 4, 2013
Jags Ready For Southeast Regional
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Currently sitting at No. 2 in the United States Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association’s Southeast Region, the GRU Augusta Men’s Cross Country team, along with the Jaguar women, are ready for the NCAA Southeast Regionals on Nov. 9 at McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte, N.C.

October 28, 2013
Jaguars Clean Up At Championships
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Men’s Cross Country team just won their second championship in the last three years and can add a Runner of the Year accolade for Senior Jaiden Brandt and Peach Belt All-Conference honors for five Jaguar men, after the conclusion of the PBC Championships Saturday morning.

October 23, 2013
GRU Augusta Ready To Take On League
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta men’s and women’s cross country programs wrapped up a solid regular season and are ready for the Peach Belt Conference Championships on Oct. 26 in Americus, Ga., on the campus of Georgia Southwestern at the Southland Academy Course for a women’s 6K and men’s 8K at 9:00 a.m.

October 17, 2013
Jags Plan All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Cross Country and Track and Field programs have set the eighth annual Pancake Breakfast for Saturday, Oct. 19 from 7:00-10:00 a.m. inside Fat Man’s Café in Downtown Augusta, Ga.

October 11, 2013
Jaguars Race Royals Challenge
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the third time this year, senior Jaiden Brandt paced the Jaguar men’s team, leading them to a third-place finish, while the GRU Augusta women earned 10th at the Royals Cross Country Challenge in Charlotte, N.C., at McAlpine Park.

October 9, 2013
Jaguar Men Remain Third In Region
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Men’s and Women’s Cross Country programs remained in the top 10 for the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division II Regional Rankings Tuesday afternoon, with the men holding on to No. 3 spot and the women No. 7.

October 1, 2013
GRU Augusta Remains In Top-10 Rankings
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Men’s and Women’s Cross Country programs remained in the top 10 for the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division II Regional Rankings Tuesday afternoon, according to a release from the USTFCCCA.

September 28, 2013
GRU Augusta Runs Charlotte Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Senior Jaiden Brandt finished fifth overall at the eighth annual Charlotte Invitational at McAlpine Park to help pace the Jaguar men to an eight-place finish in the men’s 27-team 8K gold race on Saturday morning, Sept. 28 in Charlotte, N.C.

September 26, 2013
Charlotte Invitational: The Run Down
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Men’s and Women’s Cross Country programs head to McApline Park for the 8th annual Charlotte Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 28 for a men’s 8K and women’s 6K.

September 20, 2013
GRU Augusta Men Take Jaguar Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Men’s Cross Country team placed six runners in the top 10 to win the Jaguar Invitational, while the women’s team put three in the leading ten to take third at GRU Augusta’s home meet on Friday night at Blanchard Woods Park.

September 17, 2013
GRU Augusta In Top-10 Regional Rankings
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Men’s and Women’s Cross Country programs headlined the first regular-season edition of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division II Regional Rankings released Tuesday afternoon.

September 16, 2013
Jags Ready To Host First Meet Of Year
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Cross Country programs will host their first meet of the 2013 season, the Jaguar Invitational, this Friday, Sept. 20 at Blanchard Woods Park in Evans, Ga., for a men’s 8K at 5:30 p.m. and a women’s 6K at 6:15 p.m.

September 7, 2013
GRU Augusta Races The Remembrance Run
AMERICUS, Ga. – The GRU Augusta men’s and women’s cross country programs fared well in their first meet of the 2013 season in The Remembrance Run at the Southland Academy Course on the campus of Georgia Southwestern.

August 14, 2013
Jags Fifth In PBC Preseason Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Women’s Cross Country Program has been predicted to finish fifth in the Peach Belt Conference after a preseason poll was conducted with the league’s head coaches – the conference office announced Tuesday.

August 7, 2013
Ward Adds Assistants
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta Cross Country and Outdoor Track & field improved right away on Wednesday afternoon by adding Pardon Ndhlovu and Olimpia Nowak as the new graduate assistant coaches for both sports.

July 12, 2013
Jags Order New Agenda
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta men’s and women’s cross country teams announced their 2013 schedules on Friday morning, according to an announcement from head coach Adam Ward.

July 4, 2013
Jaguars Ink 10 Runners
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta cross country teams and head coach Adam Ward enhanced their rosters Thursday afternoon with the men’s team adding three new faces and the women’s program seven for the upcoming 2013-14 season.