2016 Men's Cross Country News

  • Cross Country teams earn USTFCCCA academic honors
    February 16, 2017
    NEW ORLEANS (Blugolds.com) – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Scholar Teams of the Year for the 2016 cross country season, with both Blugold squads making the list.
  • Cross Country team award winners announced
    December 19, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire cross country program announced the 2016 team awards on Sunday, December 11th at their year-end banquet. The awards, which are decided by team voting, include: Most Valuable Newcomer, Most Improved, Most Valuable, and the Blugold Award.
  • Schwamberger earns third consecutive WIAC Coach of the Year award
    November 30, 2016
    MADISON, Wis. (blugolds.com) - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Dan Schwamberger has been selected as the 2016 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Men’s Cross Country Coach of the Year, based on voting conducted by the league coaches.
  • Men's Cross Country finishes third at nationals
    November 19, 2016
    Louisville, Kentucky (Blugolds.com) – Although the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s cross country team was around 600 miles away from home this weekend, they felt right at home in uncharacteristically cold and breezy Kentucky weather.
  • Men’s Cross Country 2nd at regionals; return to National Championships
    November 12, 2016
    Winneconne, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s cross country team earned a bid to complete in the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships.
  • Men and Women Runners Compete Together at Gender Equity Invite
    November 05, 2016
    Platteville, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – In a meet unlike any other this year, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s and women’s cross country teams competed together in the same field at the Pioneer Gender-Equity Invited hosted by UW-Platteville. As a combined team, the Blugolds took first place, scoring 74 points and narrowly beating UW-La Crosse’s co-ed squad (81).
  • Men's Cross Country wins third consecutive title WIAC title
    October 29, 2016
    STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s cross country team won its third consecutive title at the 2016 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Men’s Cross Country Championship (Presented by Culver’s) at Wisconsin River Golf Club on Saturday.
  • Blugold Men Win UW-Eau Claire 5k; Schrupp Meet Champion
    October 21, 2016
    Eau Claire, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s cross country team competed at Lowe’s Creek Friday against UW-Stout and prevailed as winners.
  • Lau and Lefaive WIAC Athletes of the Week
    October 18, 2016
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men's cross country runner Darin Lau (Eau Claire, Wis./ Immanuel) , and women's soccer goalie Sammie Lefaive have each been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Men's Cross Country second at Oshkosh Invitational
    October 15, 2016
    Winneconne, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – In their toughest competition this season, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s cross country team placed second out of 37 teams at the Oshkosh Invitational. Only No. 2-ranked North Central could best the Blugolds.
  • Men's Cross Country dominates home invite; Lau individual runner-up
    September 30, 2016
    Colfax, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s cross country team looked fast and strong on Friday, winning their home meet, the Blugold Invitational.
  • Three Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    September 20, 2016
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball middle hitter Madelyn Pashibin (Minneapolis, Minn./ Southwest), men's cross country runner Darin Lau (Eau Claire, Wis./ Immanuel) , and women's tennis player Sarah Henderson (Prior Lake, Minn.) have each been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Lau Earns National Athlete of the Week Honors
    September 20, 2016
    NEW ORLEANS, La. (blugolds.com) - Darin Lau (Jr.-Eau Claire, WI/Immanuel), of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s cross country team, was named National Athlete of the Week. The honor was announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday.
  • Men’s Cross Country wins St. Olaf Invitational
    September 17, 2016
    Northfield, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – On a cool and cloudy Saturday, The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s cross country team picked up right where they left off last year, winning the St. Olaf Invitational.
  • Cross Country Preview: Men Runners Look to Repeat Historic Season
    September 12, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Following last year’s historic National Championship season, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s cross country team is poised for another run into the national spotlight.
  • Blugold Hall of Fame to add seven
    August 15, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The oldest person ever inducted as well as a the school’s first All-American in hockey plus four athletes named to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s All-Centennial teams are among seven individuals that make up the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Hall of Fame class of 2016.