The Daily Utah Chronicle

Cross Country: Past Success Sends Gehrich Running

Cross Country: Past Success Sends Gehrich Running

By Emily Potter

September 9, 2017

Her eyes light up when talking about the University of Utah cross country season and her teammates, and although sophomore Amanda Gehrich has already set personal best times and has cracked into the Utah record books, she is only looking ahead to what else she can accomplish personally and as a team. Hailing...

Cross Country: Utes Place Third in Season Opener at Utah State Invite

Cross Country: Utes Place Third in Season Opener at Utah State Invite

By Brittni Meservy

September 7, 2017

Opening up its 2017 season on Saturday, Sept. 2, the University of Utah cross country team placed third overall (79 points), behind first place champion Utah State (15 points) and runner-up Weber State (56 points) at the Utah State Invitational. Utah head coach Kyle Kepler said this meet was a chance...

Cross Country: No. 20 Utah Opens Season at Utah State

Cross Country: No. 20 Utah Opens Season at Utah State

By Brittni Meservy

September 2, 2017

A new season begins on Saturday, Sept. 2 for the No. 20 University of Utah cross country team, which will compete in the Sagebrush Invitational at Utah State. Utah head coach Kyle Kepler said this meet won’t count for or against the Utes' record in terms of at-large points for qualifying for the NCAA...

New Year Puts Fresh Spin on Training

New Year Puts Fresh Spin on Training

By Emilee White

August 26, 2017

With a new school year underway, sophomore Jade Mulvey of the University of Utah cross country team is ready to once again hit the books and the track as preseason camp for the Utes begins. “We spend a lot of time on team building, team chemistry and team culture,” said head coach Kyle Kepler....

Cross Country: Crook Understands Importance of a Rocky Trail

Cross Country: Crook Understands Importance of a Rocky Trail

By Carra McManamon

August 23, 2017

Redemption is on Shaylen Crook's mind as she enters her senior season with the University of Utah cross country team. Crook has a new outlook on things this year, and is ready to make personal improvements with hopes to have her best season yet. "Over the years, I’ve had ups and downs," Crook said....

Experience Helps Sams Welcome Freshmen

Experience Helps Sams Welcome Freshmen

By Emilee White

August 12, 2017

Getting integrated into a new school, team and program can make an athlete’s freshman year challenging. For senior Jessica Sams of the University of Utah cross country team, her first year wasn’t all smooth sailing, but that season she spent as a new Ute on the team has helped shape her into who...

From Swim to Track: McInturff Found Her Stride

From Swim to Track: McInturff Found Her Stride

By Scott Funk

June 23, 2017

A little over four years ago, a piece of paper was signed on a Thursday afternoon at Century High School in Pocatello, Idaho. Five-time high school state champion Hannah McInturff was signing her National Letter of Intent to run for the University of Utah. However, the decision to continue running post...

Cross Country: Utes Finish Fourth, Qualify for Nationals

Cross Country: Utes Finish Fourth, Qualify for Nationals

By Blake Marshall

November 16, 2016

The Utah cross country team finished fourth at NCAA regionals on Friday in Logan. The victory gives the Utes enough points for an at-large bid to the NCAA National Championships in Indiana on Nov. 19. "We are excited to earn our way back to the NCAA Championships," said head coach Kyle Kepler said in...

Cross Country: Utah Travels to Logan for NCAA Regionals

Cross Country: Utah Travels to Logan for NCAA Regionals

By Blake Marshall

November 11, 2016

The No. 20 Utah women’s cross country team is preparing for the NCAA Regional Championships on Friday at the Steve and Donna Reeder Cross Country Course in Logan. The six kilometer race will begin at 11 a.m. The 20 team field boasts five nationally ranked teams including the No. 1 Colorado Buffs, No....

Cross country: Utah finishes 5th at Pac-12 Championships

Cross country: Utah finishes 5th at Pac-12 Championships

By Jared Walch

November 2, 2016

The Utah cross country team competed this past weekend at the Pac-12 championships in Tucson, Ariz. In the heat of the Arizona desert, the Utes finished in fifth place overall. “It definitely was not the prettiest race we've ever run,” said head coach Kyle Kepler. “But I thought our kids did...

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