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Know Your Coach: Kyle Kepler

Head Cross Country and Track and Field Coach Kyle Kepler at the McCarthey Family Track and Field Complex on July 2, 2020. (Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

August 12, 2020

  Over the last few seasons, the University of Utah cross country team has become a team with growing national prominence. Last season the team defeated the then No. 1 ranked Notre Dame on their home course. The team also had their best finish in school history at the NCAA Championships last ...

With Fall Sports up in the Air, the Utes are Poised for Strong Seasons Across the Board

University of Utah Utes Women's soccer team defender Aleea Gwerder (9) makes a run with the ball during an NCAA soccer match vs. the Stanford Cardinal women's soccer team at the Ute Soccer Field in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019 (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

August 10, 2020

  With the current state of the sports world up in the air, the University of Utah is unsure about what next season will hold. With fall sports unlikely to look the same as normal, if they even happen at all, it will be a season like no other. Stadiums may not include fans, athletes will tak...

Utah Cross Country Has Historic Day in Indiana

University of Utah sophomore Kennedy Powell (32) during the Women's 5K run at the Utah Open in an NCAA Cross Country Meet at Sunnyside Park in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday October 25, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ryker Jackson, Sports Writer

November 23, 2019

The University of Utah cross country team had the highest finish in program history at the NCAA Championships in Terre Haute, Indiana on Saturday. It was a day marked by bad weather conditions, but a terrific drive by the whole team resulted in collecting a No. 16 finish among the most dominant competition...

Utes Cross Country Prepares for National Championships

University of Utah senior Sarah Newton (31) and University of Utah sophomore Kennedy Powell (32) during the Women's 5K run at the Utah Open in an NCAA Cross Country Meet at Sunnyside Park in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday Oct. 25, 2019. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ryker Jackson, Sports Writer

November 22, 2019

The University of Utah Cross Country team will be participating in the 2019 NCAA Cross Country Championships after placing fifth at the Mountain Region Championship. They will be competing this Saturday, Nov. 23 at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Indiana. The Utes...

Utah Cross Country Runs to Success at Mountain Region Championship

Event signage during the Women's 5K run at the Utah Open in an NCAA Cross Country Meet at Sunnyside Park in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday October 25, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ryker Jackson, Sports Writer

November 15, 2019

The University of Utah women’s cross-country team took fifth place during the NCAA Mountain Region Championship. The Utes hosted the meet at the Rose Park Golf Course early Friday morning. The Utes, who were ranked no. 9 heading into the meet, were led by redshirt junior Poppy Tank. Head coach Kyle...

Fresh Legs to Host the 2019 Mountain Region Cross Country Championships

The University of Utah Cross Country Team during the Women's 5K run at the Utah Open in an NCAA Cross Country Meet at Sunnyside Park in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday October 25, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ryker Jackson, Sports Writer

November 13, 2019

The University of Utah Cross Country team welcomes the 2019 NCAA Mountain Region Championships on Friday, Nov. 15 at the Rose Park golf course in Salt Lake City at 11 a.m. The Utes are ranked No. 9 after jumping seven spots following their 3rd place finish at the Pac-12 Championships, the highest placement...

Coach Kepler’s Prediction Comes True as Utes See Success in Pac-12 Championship Meet

The University of Utah Cross Country Team during the Women's 5K run at the Utah Open in an NCAA Cross Country Meet at Sunnyside Park in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday October 25, 2019. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ryker Jackson, Sports Writer

November 1, 2019

The University of Utah Women’s Cross-Country team had their highest Pac-12 Championship finish in program history, placing third, just behind the favored Stanford Cardinal and the Washington Huskies. It was a big day for Poppy Tank, Bella Williams and Sarah Feeny. The Utes are excited to continue moving...

Utah Cross Country Set for Pac-12 Championships

The University of Utah Cross Country Team during the Women's 5K run at the Utah Open in an NCAA Cross Country Meet at Sunnyside Park in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday October 25, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ryker Jackson, Sports Writer

October 31, 2019

The University of Utah Cross Country team is set to compete in the Pac-12 Championships this Friday in Monmouth, Oregon, at the Ash Creek Preserve course. The Utes were ranked No. 16 heading into last Friday’s meet held in Salt Lake City and will be hoping to cap off a good season with high placement...

Utah Cross Country Finishes Season Strong as Focus Turns to Pac-12 Championships

University of Utah freshman Grace Burnett (23) during the Women's 5K run at the Utah Open in an NCAA Cross Country Meet at Sunnyside Park in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday Oct. 25, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brayden Ramsay, Sports Writer

October 25, 2019

The No. 16-ranked University of Utah cross-country team hosted their first and only home meet of the 2019 season on Friday afternoon, capturing third place in the event. Utah lined up in the 5k race against Utah Valley University, Weber State University, Southern Utah University and Utah State Universi...

Nationally Ranked Utes Cross Country Finish in Top Eleven at Nuttycombe Invitational

The University of Utah and Weber State host the Utah Spring Classic at the McCarthey Family Track and Field Complex in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday April 06, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brayden Ramsay, Sports Writer

October 19, 2019

The No. 6 ranked University of Utah Cross Country team finished in eleventh place at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational with 309 points. The Wisconsin Badgers played host to thirty-six teams, nineteen of which were nationally ranked coming into the weekend. Over two-hundred runners competed in the...