The Daily Utah Chronicle

Cross Country: Utah Finishes 5th at NCAA Regional

Cross Country: Utah Finishes 5th at NCAA Regional

By Emily Potter

November 17, 2017

In what University of Utah cross country head coach Kyle Kepler called arguably the team's best race of its season, it placed fifth at the NCAA Mountain Regional on Friday after heading into the race ranked sixth in their region. However, Utah failed to qualify as a team for what would have been its...

Cross Country: Utah to Compete in NCAA Regionals

Cross Country: Utah to Compete in NCAA Regionals

By Emily Potter

November 10, 2017

Looking to qualify for the NCAA championships, the University of Utah cross country team will compete on Friday, Nov. 10 at the 2017 NCAA Mountain Regionals. The Utes are ranked No. 6 in their region and right beside them in the rankings are the same teams that will be next to them in the box at the...

Cross Country: Utes Finish 6th at Pac-12 Championships

Cross Country: Utes Finish 6th at Pac-12 Championships

By Emily Potter

November 1, 2017

A sixth place finish for the No. 27 ranked the University of Utah cross country team at the Pac-12 championships this past Friday leaves room for the team to improve as it awaits regionals. With the end of the season approaching, the Utes are still progressing and hoping to peak at the right time. “We...

Cross Country: No. 27 Utah Set for Pac-12 Championships

Cross Country: No. 27 Utah Set for Pac-12 Championships

By Sammy Mora

October 27, 2017

The Pac-12 cross country championships get underway on Friday, Oct. 27, and the No. 27 ranked Utes are eager to compete. Utah will race along side six other Pac-12 teams that are ranked in the top 30 heading into the meet. Grayson Murphy, who finished 12th overall at the championships in 2016, said U...

Tank’s Experience Helps Integrate Teammates

Tank’s Experience Helps Integrate Teammates

By Emily Potter

October 24, 2017

Thanks to an annual sports day in elementary school and a physical education teacher who saw her potential, sophomore Poppy Tank chose to run, and that led her to the University of Utah, where she is now a vital piece of the cross country team. Hailing from Plymouth, England, Tank took interest in running...

Cross Country: No. 27 Utes Finish Fifth at Notre Dame Invitational

Cross Country: No. 27 Utes Finish Fifth at Notre Dame Invitational

By Emily Potter

October 3, 2017

Beating out multiple ranked teams, the No. 27 ranked University of Utah cross country team finished fifth at last weekend’s Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational. The Utes raced in New Bend, Indiana, and they placed one spot higher than last year’s sixth place finish. Leading the way for Utah was Grayson...

Cross Country: No. 27 Utes Travel to Notre Dame Invitational

Cross Country: No. 27 Utes Travel to Notre Dame Invitational

By Emily Potter

September 29, 2017

In what will be its biggest meet of the year thus far, the No.27 ranked University of Utah cross country team will travel to New Bend, Indiana to compete in the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational. The team is eager to show its full repertoire on Friday, Sept. 29. “It’s going to be nice to actually...

Cross Country: Utes Tie for 1st at Montana State Invitational

Cross Country: Utes Tie for 1st at Montana State Invitational

By Emily Potter

September 22, 2017

It was snowing during the Montana State Invitational, but that didn’t matter to the University of Utah cross country team when it crossed the finish line with 42 points, tying for first place with host Montana State this past weekend. Leading the way for Utah was Amanda Gehrich who finished second...

Finding Success While Overcoming Hurdles

Finding Success While Overcoming Hurdles

By Casey Overfield

September 22, 2017

Changing schools can be stressful and daunting, but for University of Utah cross country senior Grayson Murphy, who has attended three colleges in the past four years, change is as much a part of her personal identity as running is. As someone who describes herself as not the most outgoing, Murphy...

Cross Country: No. 22 Utah To Compete in Montana State Invitational

Cross Country: No. 22 Utah To Compete in Montana State Invitational

By Emily Potter

September 16, 2017

A three-peat is in sight as the No. 22 University of Utah cross country team travels to Bozeman, Montana for the Montana State Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 16 for its second meet of the year. The Utes have won the meet the past two years, with four runners finishing in the top 10 in 2016. Hannah McInturff,...

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