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Justyn Knight And The Orange: Taking Care Of Business Nov 16, 2017

Justyn Knight’s high school PE teacher challenged him to do well in a 5K or get a failing grade. He won in a school record and has been on a tear ever since. The Canadian is now favored to win the NCAA individual title and has Syracuse in the hunt for a second team title.

Brooks PR Invitational Buckeye Connections - Sydney Leiher Feb 10, 2013

The Buckeye State will be represented in Seattle at the end of the month when Sydney Leiher of Beavercreek heads out to the prestigious Brooks PR Invitational.   Select elite athletes were sent a golden ticket and invited to the event to compete against the nations top performers. Sydney will compete in the One Mile Run along with twelve of the nations top milers. 

Sydney Leiher To Syracuse Nov 28, 2012

Beavercreek High School senior, Sydney Leiher, has chosen to continue her academic and athletic career at Syracuse University.  Leiher is the defending Division 1 Champion in the 1600m Run.  Leiher also placed fourth in the 2000m Steeplechase at the 2012 New Balance Outdoor National Meet.

Andrew Palmer helps Syracuse to 3rd place finish at Regionals, now comes Nationals Nov 12, 2012

The Syracuse cross country team competed in the NCAA Northeast Regionals this afternoon at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison Conn. The No. 14 men ran to a third place finish while the women finished in sixth. Senior Griff Graves was the top-SU finisher, finishing in 6th place overall with a time of 30: 27.6. Senior Sarah Pagano ran to a 13th place finish with a time of 20:19.8. (via www.suathletics.com)

Staponkute and Boah Take First At The Armory Mar 7, 2011

Junior Ieva Steponkute and senior Kwaku Boah each recorded first place finishes in the respective events at the Columbia Last Chance Meet at The Armory in New York City. Staponkute topped all competitors in the triple jump, while Boah took the weight throw title.

T&F Wraps Up BIG EAST Competition Feb 20, 2011

The Syracuse University track and field team wrapped up competition at the 2011 BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championships on Sunday at Stile Athletics Field House. The Orange boasted one individual champion as the men took ninth overall and the women took finished 11th.

Boah Claims BIG EAST Weight Throw Title Feb 19, 2011

Senior Kwaku Boah, took first place in the weight throw event at the 2011 BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at Stile Athletics Field House. Boah became Syracuse’s first BIG EAST weight throw champion since 1991 with his heave of 19.89m.

Orange T&F Set for BIG EAST Showcase Feb 19, 2011

Several members of the Syracuse University track and field team will travel to Akron, Ohio to compete in the BIG EAST Indoor Championships on Saturday, Feb. 19-20. The weekend’s events will take place at the Stile Athletics Field House beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and resume again at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. The Orange will be represented by 21 men and 21 women competing in this weekend’s competition.

Orange Men Receive All-Academic Nod Feb 17, 2011

For the second consecutive year, the Syracuse University men's cross country program earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors. The squad compiled an overall GPA of 3.19, which ranked higher than 57 percent of the 152 Division I institutions that were recognized.

Women's XC Earns All-Academic Team Honors Feb 17, 2011

For the second consecutive year, the Syracuse University women's cross country program earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors. The squad compiled an overall GPA of 3.5, which ranked higher than 140 of the 192 Division I institutions that were recognized.

Dupont Named to All-Academic Squad Feb 15, 2011

Junior Pat Dupont of the Syracuse University men's cross country team was named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic list on Monday, February 24. It marked the second consecutive year Dupont has etched his name on the list.

Orange Harriers Garner Most All-Academic Nods Feb 15, 2011

For the second consecutive year, the Syracuse University women's cross country team had more student-athletes named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic team than any other Division I institution. Five Orange runners earned the recognition for their performances on the course and in the classroom.

Hursey Named BIG EAST Institutional Scholar-Athlete Feb 15, 2011

Senior Katie Hursey of the Syracuse University women's cross country team has been named SU's 2010-11 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Institutional Female Scholar-Athlete Award winner. One student-athlete from each of the 16 BIG EAST institutions received this honor and will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship. Hursey is one of four cross country runners to be named to the list.

Penney Breaks School Mile Record Feb 14, 2011

The Boston University Valentine Invitational is one that junior Lauren Penney will not forget as she broke the school mile record with a personal-best time of 4:41.34, which earned her third place.

Valentine Invite and Binghamton Tri Up Next For SU Feb 11, 2011

The Syracuse University track & field team will participate in the Valentine Invitational hosted by Boston University and the Binghamton Tri meet this weekend. SU's distance runners will make the trip to Boston, Mass., while the rest of the Orange will compete in Binghamton.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Feb 7, 2011

Junior Emily Harman (Petersburg, W.Va.) of the Orange tennis team and sophomore Joseph Bubniak(Danbury, Conn.) of the track & field squad are the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of Feb. 7, 2011.

Sprinters Excel In Big Apple Feb 5, 2011

Members of the Syracuse University track and field team competed in the New Balance Collegiate Invitational at the Armory in New York City on Friday and Saturday. More than 90 institutions were represented at the meet, including seven of the nation’s top 20 teams.

Straneva Lands Spot On Team USA Feb 5, 2011

Freshman Max Straneva of the Syracuse University cross country team earned a spot on Team USA at the 2011 USA Cross Country Championships in San Diego on February 5.

Distance Runners Set For XC Trials Feb 3, 2011

Several distance runners from the Syracuse University track & field team will compete in the 2011 USA Cross Country Championships on Feb. 5 in San Diego, Calif. A live webcast of the event, which will begin at 12:45 p.m. EST, will be streamed online at the following link.

Collegiate Invite Up Next For Orange Feb 3, 2011

The Syracuse University track & field team will compete in the New Balance Collegiate Invitational on Feb. 4 and 5 at Armory Track in New York City. Other members of the squad will travel to Clinton, N.Y. to participate in the Hamilton Open on Feb. 5.

Park's Place Feb 2, 2011

Word is that Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow. That suggests an earlier end to winter, and opens a day of big opportunity in Orange sports. Men’s basketball, ranked #17, looks to snap a four-game losing streak at #6 Connecticut and Doug Marrone and his staff bring in an exciting crop of recruits.

Distance Runners Shine In Boston Jan 31, 2011

Syracuse University's distance runners highlighted a strong showing for the track and field team at the Terrier Invite host by Boston University on Jan. 28 and 29.

SU To Compete In Penn State National and Terrier Invite Jan 28, 2011

The Syracuse University track & field team will compete in the Penn State National meet and the Terrier Invitational on January 28 and 29. SU's distance runners will make the trip to Boston, while the rest of the Orange will travel to State College, Pa.

Track & Field Takes Third At Cornell Jan 24, 2011

The Syracuse University track and field team took home four first place titles at the Upstate Challenge hosted by Cornell on Saturday, January 22. The men and women's squads both claimed third place finishes overall.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Jan 24, 2011

Senior Tasha Harris (Bronx, N.Y.) of the women’s basketball team and junior Darryl White (Detroit, Mich.) of the track & field team are the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of Jan. 24, 2011.

Track & Field Set For Upstate Challenge Jan 21, 2011

The Syracuse University track & field team will compete at the Cornell Upstate Challenge on Saturday, January 22 at Barton Hall. The meet will also include teams from Cornell, Binghamton, Buffalo, Cortland State and Ithaca College. Action will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude around 7 p.m.

Park's Place Jan 19, 2011

Number 3 at #5, combined records of 35-1/11-0 and the home team having won 50 of 51 at its sold out arena. I think you knew going into the game Monday had the potential to be one for the books. The game was memorable alright, but maybe we should’ve guessed that it wouldn’t be in a conventional way.

SU Athletics Reaches New Heights in NACDA Directors' Cup Standings Jan 12, 2011

The Syracuse Athletics program earned its highest Fall ranking in school history in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. The Orange is tied for 16th nationally with 213 points. SU scored points in football, field hockey and men and women’s cross country. Last year the Orange was 34th in the Fall standings and SU’s best Fall ranking was 33rd in 2001-02.

SU Athletics Reaches New Heights in NACDA Director's Cup Standings Jan 12, 2011

The Syracuse Athletics program earned is highest Fall ranking in school history in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. The Orange is tied for 16th nationally with 213 points. SU scored points in football, field hockey and men and women’s cross country. Last year the Orange was 34th in the Fall standings and SU’s best Fall ranking was 33rd in 2001-02.

Park's Place Jan 12, 2011

The Orange basketball team strives for the second 17-0 start in program history tonight against St. John’s at Madison Square Garden. You’re probably familiar with the fantastic 19-0 stretch that opened the 2000 season. But are you aware of the other time Syracuse started the year 16-0?

Park's Place Jan 5, 2011

Start spreading the news. Now with some time to reflect on the first New Era Pinstripe Bowl, I’m not sure it could’ve gone much better for the Orange. To have played, and won, an exciting game in a unique venue before a good number of fans and alums is as invigorating as the breezes we’re getting this time of year.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Jan 3, 2011

Junior Lisa Mullan (Victoria, British Columbia) of the Orange women's ice hockey team and track and field student-athlete, junior Matthew Callanan (Mansfield, Mass.), are the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of Jan. 3, 2011.

Park's Place Dec 29, 2010

After ringing the trading bell on Wall Street, cruising around New York City and touring Yankee Stadium, it’s time for the Orange team to get down to the business of the first New Era Pinstripe Bowl Thursday against Kansas State.

Park's Place Dec 22, 2010

I can’t imagine what Rob Long and his family are going through right now. It's more than anyone should be asked to bear, let alone a great kid with a possible NFL future, in the same month he turns 22. But as the saying goes, “He’s tough. He’s a hockey player.”

Park's Place Dec 15, 2010

As the student-athletes concentrate on finishing the academic semester, it may seem like the schedule is slowing down a little. This is the longest stretch without a football or basketball contest since Doug Marrone’s team began conference play in early October. Behind the scenes, though, activity is bustling as the athletics department staff is planning for a bowl experience that will be enjoyable for the team and fans alike.

Park's Place Dec 8, 2010

If you’re coming to this website, you’re probably aware of Syracuse University’s reputation for first class academics and athletics, alumni base that includes leaders in every industry and global reach. Still, every now and then, days like yesterday remind us of SU’s strong connection to the world’s most significant city.

Orange Athletics Program Ranks Second in NACDA Director's Cup Standings Dec 2, 2010

The Syracuse Athletics program earned its highest ranking in school history in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. The Orange is second nationally, scoring points in field hockey and men and women’s cross country. The Orange field hockey squad earned 60 points for advancing to the second round of the NCAA Championship, while the women’s cross country team netted 60 points for its 10th-place finish at the NCAA Championship and the men scored 48 points for its 14th-place finish at nationals.

Harriers Conclude Season On High Note Nov 22, 2010

The Syracuse University cross country team added to its list of impressive accomplishments as it wrapped-up the 2010 season on Monday, November 22 at the NCAA Championship. The women's team secured a program-best 10th place finish in its third trip to nationals, while the men's team matched its 14th place finish from 2009.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Nov 22, 2010

Junior Ryan Nassib (West Chester, Pa.) of the Orange football team and cross country student-athlete, senior Katie Hursey (Hampstead, Md.), are the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of Nov. 22, 2010.

Cross Country To Compete On Big Stage Nov 19, 2010

The Syracuse University cross country team will look to continue its run of success on Saturday, November 22 as the harriers compete in the NCAA Championship, hosted by Indiana State in Terre Haute, Ind. The women's 6k race will begin at 12:08 p.m., followed by the men's 10k event at 12:48 p.m. at LaVern Gibson Championship Course. A live webcast of the championship will be broadcast from noon to 1:30 p.m. Eastern time on NCAA.com.

Fox Is Two-Time Northeast Region Coach Of The Year Nov 17, 2010

For the second consecutive year, Syracuse cross country head coach Chris Fox has been named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Northeast Region's Men's Coach of the Year.

Park's Place Nov 17, 2010

The benefits of the football team’s ascension to bowl eligibility are obvious – playing a quality opponent in a destination, exposure of the program, 15 extra practices and lifelong memories, and that's before they players open their gift bags. What may not be as apparent is the ripple effect throughout the rest of the athletics department.

Cross Country Repeats At Regionals Nov 13, 2010

The Syracuse University men and women's cross country teams each won their second consecutive NCAA Northeast Regional Championship on Saturday. The championship was hosted by Yale and Fairfield Universities at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, Conn.

SU Celebrates BIG EAST Champion Teams Nov 9, 2010

Winning conference championships is more than just a mission for Syracuse University. For two Orange athletics teams, winning BIG EAST titles has become a tradition. Syracuse director of athletics Dr. Daryl Gross and members of the Syracuse Athletics Department celebrated the 2010 BIG EAST men's cross country and 2010 BIG EAST field hockey championship teams on Tuesday morning in Manley Field House.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Nov 8, 2010

Redshirt-freshman Sean Keefe (Churchville, Pa.) of the Orange men's cross country team and volleyball student-athlete, senior Mindy Stanislovaitis (West Chester, Ohio), are the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of Nov. 8, 2010.

Champions Featured In Times Square Nov 5, 2010

The 2010 BIG EAST Champion men's cross country team is currently being featured in Times Square in New York City for its recent accomplishment. Syracuse won its second consecutive conference title on October 30 in front of a home crowd at Jamesville Beach Park.

SU Championship Teams Earn Recognition Nov 4, 2010

Two Syracuse University athletics teams will be featured on Inside the BIG EAST for their recent accomplishments. The Orange field hockey team claimed its third consecutive BIG EAST Championship after going a perfect 6-0 in conference play. SU’s men’s cross country squad won its second consecutive BIG EAST title, while the women tied a program-best third place finish from 2009.

Back-to-Back BIG EAST Champions Oct 30, 2010

For the second consecutive year, the Syracuse University men’s cross country team claimed the BIG EAST Championship. The men became the first BIG EAST institution to repeat as conference champions. On the women’s side, SU tied its program-best third place finish from 2009.

Orange Set To Host First BIG EAST Championship Oct 29, 2010

For the first time in program history, the Syracuse University cross country team will have home course advantage at the BIG EAST Championship. Jamesville Beach Park will be the site of competition on Saturday, October 30. The women's 6k race will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by the men's 8k event at 11:15 a.m. An award ceremony will wrap up the event at noon.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Oct 25, 2010

Juniors Pat Dupont (Fairport, N.Y.) and Natalie Busby (New Paltz, N.Y.), of the Orange cross country team are the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 25, 2010.

Young Orange Harriers Excel at Cornell Oct 23, 2010

The Syracuse University women’s cross country team competed in the John Reif Memorial on Friday at Cornell University. Six freshmen competed for the Orange and all finished in the top 15 out of 42 runners.

Orange On the Run At Cornell Oct 22, 2010

The Syracuse University cross country team will compete in the John Reif Memorial on Friday, October 22 at Cornell University. The women's 5k race will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by the men's 8k event at 5:00 p.m. SU's men and women's "B teams" will have the chance to gain more experience at the collegiate level and excel on the Big Red's Moakley Course.

Manley Field House Comes Full Circle Oct 21, 2010

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The 1959 football season at Syracuse University ended with a bang as the Orange captured its first and only National Championship in program history. The success of the football program at that time may have been what launched the plans for what became Manley Field House. Floyd "Ben" Schwartzwalder, the longest-tenured coach in the history of the Syracuse football program, spent 25 seasons on the Orange sidelines. The legendary Schwartzwalder was named the 1959 National Coach of the Year after leading the Orange to the national title.

Park's Place Oct 20, 2010

NEW YORK – Greetings from Madison Square Garden, home of the Big East’s annual basketball pre-season media day. It was fitting that this year's event, due to construction, was held in MSG's theater. The same room also hosts the NBA Draft, where so many conference players hope to cap their college careers in June.

Orange Peaking For Championship Season Oct 16, 2010

The Syracuse University cross country teams are doing just what they planned this season. The men and women are starting to turn in some of their best performances with just two week to go until the BIG EAST Championship. The men's team finished first at the Penn State National meet today, while the women finished on the heels of the nation's top team in Villanova.

Orange Harriers Head To Penn State Oct 15, 2010

The Syracuse University cross country teams will head to University Park, Pa. to participate in the Penn State National meet on Saturday, October 16. The 14th-ranked men will compete in an 8k race at 10 a.m. and the 7th-ranked women will run in the 6k event at 10:45 a.m.

Cross Country Off To Solid Start Oct 6, 2010

The Syracuse University cross country program has started the 2010 season on the right foot. Both the men and women’s team have been tabbed as top 15 squads by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The Orange women have reached the highest national standing in program history and are ranked seventh, while the men are currently 14th.

Hursey Paces Victorious Orange in Wisconsin Oct 2, 2010

Senior Katie Hursey paced the 11th-ranked Syracuse University women’s cross country team that took first place at the Wisconsin Invitational. On the men’s side, junior Steve Weeks was SU’s top runner for the squad that finished fourth.

Orange Face First Challenge in Wisconsin Sep 29, 2010

The Syracuse University cross country team will travel to Madison, Wis. this weekend to compete in the Wisconsin adidas Invitational on Saturday. The meet will mark the second consecutive season that the Orange made the trip to Wisconsin. The men will compete in an 8k race, while the women will run the 6k race, both taking place at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course. The women’s race will begin at 11 a.m., followed by the men’s race at 11:45 a.m. The race will feature 25 other institutions, including two other BIG EAST schools in Providence and Marquette.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Sep 27, 2010

Junior Steve Weeks (Arvada, Colo.) of the Orange cross country team and ice hockey student-athlete senior Julie Rising (Anchorage, Alaska) are the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of Sept. 27, 2010.

Orange Staff Adds Distance Expertise Sep 22, 2010

The Syracuse University track & field program welcomes former Georgetown student-athlete and coach Brandon Bonsey to its top notch coaching staff. Bonsey will work primarily with the middle distance and distance runners for both the men and women's teams. He will also assist with recruiting and coordinate team travel for the Orange.

Murdock and Penney Lead Orange At Colgate Sep 18, 2010

The Syracuse University cross country team turned in another impressive performance at the Colgate Invitational on Saturday. Both the men and women’s teams have secured first-place finishes in back-to-back seasons at Colgate. The Orange was right at home at Lang Cross Country Course as it has returned to compete on that course in each of the last four years.

Murdock and Penney Lead Syracuse At Colgate Invite Sep 18, 2010

The Syracuse University cross country team turned in another impressive performance at the Colgate Invitational on Saturday. Both the men and women’s teams have secured first-place finishes in back-to-back seasons at Colgate. The Orange was right at home at Lang Cross Country Course as it has returned to compete on that course in each of the last four years.

Orange Return To Familiar Territory For Colgate Invite Sep 16, 2010

The Syracuse University cross country team will return to a familiar course this weekend to participate in the Colgate Invitational On Saturday. The Orange has traveled to Hamilton, N.Y. to run in the Colgate Invite or the Harry Lang Invitational, also hosted by Colgate, in each of the last four years. The men will compete in an 8k and 6k race at the same time, while the women will run the 6k course at Harry H. Lang Cross Country Course. The men's race will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by the women's race at 12:15 p.m. Two other schools will join Syracuse and host Colgate for the race, including Cornell and Ottawa.

Orange Harriers Victorious On Home Course Sep 11, 2010

The Syracuse University men and women's cross country teams opened the 2010 season in winning fashion as each captured a first-place finish at the BIG EAST Preview. The meet, which was hosted by Syracuse at Jamesville Beach Park, was the first home meet for the Orange since the 2004 season.

Orange Harriers Set For 2010 Campaign Sep 9, 2010

The Syracuse University cross country team will open the 2010 season on its home course on Saturday, September 11 when the Orange hosts the BIG EAST Preview. The men will compete in a 6k race, while the women will run the 5k course at Jamesville Beach Park. The men's race will begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by the women's race at 9:45 a.m.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Sep 6, 2010

Junior Corey Robinson (Rochester, N.Y.) and senior Hayley Todd (Whitby, Ontario) are the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of Sept. 6, 2010.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Sep 1, 2010

Junior L.J. Papaleo (Manlius, N.Y.) and senior Catherine DeSarle (Stormville, N.Y.) are the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of Aug. 30, 2010.

Former Orange Set For Duathlon World Championships Aug 31, 2010

Former Syracuse University cross country and track & field student-athlete Nathan Rath is preparing to compete in the ED Edinburgh ITU Duathlon World Championships in Edinburgh, Scotland in September. Rath competed for Syracuse from 2002 to 2004.

Orange Crack National Top Ten Aug 31, 2010

After earning the top rankings in the northeast regional preseason poll, the Syracuse University men and women's cross country teams have each been ranked ninth in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason National rankings.

Orange Cross Country Earn Top Regional Rankings Aug 30, 2010

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – After recording their most successful seasons in program history, the Syracuse University men's and women's cross country teams have each been ranked first in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason Northeast Regional rankings.

Orange Women Rank Among Top Of All-Academic Squads Aug 5, 2010

The Syracuse University women's track & field team was named a 2010 Division I All-Academic squad by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Syracuse ranked 10th among the 151 institutions who earned the distinction as a result of compiling a cumulative team GPA of 3.0 or better.

LeBlanc Continues Standout Career with Canadian National Team Aug 4, 2010

#Michael LeBlanc# '10, recently placed third in the 100m event at the Canadian National Championship in Toronto, Ontario. LeBlanc’s performance qualifies him to represent his native Canada at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India this October. Seventy-two nations are expected to compete in this edition of the Commonwealth Games, the third-largest multi-sport event in the world behind only the Olympics and Asian Games.

Orange Men Named All-Academic Squad Aug 3, 2010

The Syracuse University men's track & field team was named a 2010 Division I All-Academic squad by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Trio Of Orange Harriers Earn All-Academic Honors Jul 30, 2010

Three members of the Syracuse University men's track & field team were named All-Academic honorees by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The trio proved they could compete on the track as well as perform in the classroom on an elite level. The 2009-10 year marked the final season in orange for all three student-athletes.

10 Orange Women Earn All-Academic Honors Jul 29, 2010

Ten members of the Syracuse University women's track & field team were named All-Academic honorees by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their excellence in the classroom and on the track.

Scott and Sang-Bender Named Finalists for Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award Jul 7, 2010

Syracuse University rising senior Kevyn Scott and 2010 graduate Nana Sang-Bender were named finalists for the 2010 Arthur Ashe Jr. Male and Female Sports Scholar awards. They were among seven Orange student-athletes chosen as 2010 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars, including, Tiffany Macon, Rachel Ogundiran and Lydia Wong of the women’s rowing team and Maggie Befort and Martina Loncarica of the field hockey team. The honorees were selected for their athletic and academic achievements.

Scull Earns National Academic Honor Jun 30, 2010

Graduate student Jeff Scull has been voted to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America Men’s Track and Cross County Third Team. Scull is making his first appearance on the third team after earning second-team honors the last two seasons.

Miller, Orange Close Out Season at Nationals Jun 12, 2010

Senior Brad Miller competed in the men’s 5,000-meter run as the Syracuse University track & field team concluded its outdoor season Saturday, June 12 at the NCAA Track & Field Outdoor Championship at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field. In his first trip to Nationals, Miller took 22nd in the event with a time of 14:24.78.

Osazuwa, DeSarle Fair Well Against Nation's Elite Jun 10, 2010

Syracuse track and field standout senior Uhunoma Osazuwa earned 14th in the heptathlon on Thursday, June 10, while junior Catherine DeSarle placed 20th among the competition in the 10,000-meter run on Wednesday, June 9 at the NCAA Division I Track & Field Outdoor Championship at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field.

Osazuwa, DeSarle Fare Well Against Nation's Elite Jun 10, 2010

Syracuse track and field standout senior Uhunoma Osazuwa earned 14th in the heptathlon on Thursday, June 10, while junior Catherine DeSarle placed 20th among the competition in the 10,000-meter run on Wednesday, June 9 at the NCAA Division I Track & Field Outdoor Championship at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field.

Orange Trio Competes With Nation’s Elite at NCAA Nationals Jun 8, 2010

Three Syracuse University track & field student-athletes will compete with the nation’s best at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field beginning Wednesday, June 9. Senior Uhunoma Osazuwa will make her second consecutive appearance at Nationals in the heptathlon, while senior Brad Miller and junior Catherine DeSarle make their NCAA debut in the distance events.

Orange Trio Takes National Stage Jun 8, 2010

Three Syracuse track & field student-athletes will compete with the nation’s best at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field beginning Wednesday, June 9. Senior Uhunoma Osazuwa will make her second consecutive appearance at Nationals in the heptathlon, while senior Brad Miller and junior Catherine DeSarle make their NCAA debut in the distance events.

Five Track & Field Student-Athletes Earn Academic Honor Jun 4, 2010

Five members of the Syracuse University track & field team were named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District at-large team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSida) on Thursday, June 3. Graduate student Jeff Scull and seniors Curtis Bixler and Dan Busby were named to the first team and will now go on the national ballot of Academic All-America. The trio represented the most members from a single institution on the first team, while senior Maegan Krifchin and junior Katie Hursey both earned second-team accolades.

Miller Earns Spot in NCAA Nationals May 29, 2010

Senior Brad Miller claimed 10th-place in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 14:12.69 to earn a spot in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships during the final day of competition at the East Regionals on Saturday, May 29. The veteran harrier, who also holds the season’s fastest time in the event, will make his Nationals debut.

DeSarle Punches Ticket to Nationals May 28, 2010

Junior Catherine DeSarle took 11th-place in the 10,000-meter run with a season-best time of 35:20.20 at the NCAA East Regionals on Friday, May 27 to punch her ticket to the NCAA National Championship in Eugene, Oregon. The Stormville, N.Y. native led to the Orange on day one and will make her first trip to Nationals.

NCAA Regionals Preview: Jumps May 25, 2010

The Syracuse track & field team resumes its outdoor postseason campaign when it travels to the 2010 NCAA Division I East Regional Championship hosted by North Carolina A&T State University. The three-day event begins Thursday, May 27 and continues through Saturday, May 29 at the Irwin Bell Track. The Orange will send 23 student-athletes to take part in 10 different events.

NCAA Regionals Preview: Distance May 25, 2010

The Syracuse track & field team resumes its outdoor postseason campaign when it travels to the 2010 NCAA Division I East Regional Championship hosted by North Carolina A&T State University. The three-day event begins Thursday, May 27 and continues through Saturday, May 29 at the Irwin Bell Track. The Orange will send 23 student-athletes to take part in 10 different events.

NCAA Regionals Preview: Sprints May 25, 2010

The Syracuse track & field team resumes its outdoor postseason campaign when it travels to the 2010 NCAA Division I East Regional Championship hosted by North Carolina A&T State University. The three-day event begins Thursday, May 27 and continues through Saturday, May 29 at the Irwin Bell Track. The Orange will send 23 student-athletes to take part in 10 different events.

LeBlanc Highlights IC4A Finale May 16, 2010

Graduate student Michael LeBlanc kept his momentum going into the final day of the ECAC/IC4A Championships, as he earned his third consecutive title in the 100-meter dash. LeBlanc, who is coming off back-to-back event crowns at the ASU Sun Angel Classic and BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, crossed the line in NCAA Regional-qualifying fashion (10.47).

LeBlanc Hightlights IC4A Finale May 16, 2010

Graduate student Michael LeBlanc kept his momentum going into the final day of the ECAC/IC4A Championships, as he earned his third consecutive title in the 100-meter dash. LeBlanc, who is coming off back-to-back event crowns at the ASU Sun Angel Classic and BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, crossed the line in NCAA Regional-qualifying fashion (10.47).

Eaton Leads Orange Into Final Day of ECAC/IC4A Championships May 15, 2010

The Orange boasted four top five marks on the second day of the ECAC/IC4A Championship, led by junior Jarret Eaton, who beat out 33 others for the fastest preliminary mark in the 110-meter hurdles for the second year in a row with a time of 14.78. Eaton, graduate students Michael LeBlanc and Antoine Clark and freshman Darryl White also banded together for a third-place showing in the 400-meter relay (40.47).

Stephens Breaks School Record on Day One of ECAC Championships May 14, 2010

Sophomore Heather Stephens shattered the Syracuse record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase on day one of the ECAC Championship hosted by Princeton University. The Ridgefield, Conn. native finished third in a time of 10:14.04, beating out the previous record held by junior Rebekah MacKay (10:20.07).

Stephens Breaks School Record at ECAC Championship May 14, 2010

Sophomore Heather Stephens shattered the Syracuse record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase on day one of the ECAC Championship hosted by Princeton University. The Ridgefield, Conn. native finished third in a time of 10:14.04, beating out the previous record held by junior Rebekah MacKay (10:20.07).

ECAC/IC4A Preview: Jumps/Throws May 14, 2010

The Syracuse track & field team will resume its championship season when it travels to the ECAC/IC4A Outdoor Championship beginning Friday, May 14 through Sunday, May 16. Thirty four student-athletes will compete in 15 different events throughout the three-day competition, which is hosted by Princeton University at the Weaver Outdoor Track & Field Stadium. The competition begins at 1 p.m. with the decathlon events.

ECAC/IC4A Preview: Sprints/Hurdles May 14, 2010

The Syracuse track & field team will resume its championship season when it travels to the ECAC/IC4A Outdoor Championship beginning Friday, May 14 through Sunday, May 16. Thirty four student-athletes will compete in 15 different events throughout the three-day competition, which is hosted by Princeton University at the Weaver Outdoor Track & Field Stadium. The competition begins at 1 p.m. with the decathlon events.

ECAC/IC4A Preview: Distance May 13, 2010

The Syracuse track & field team will resume its championship season when it travels to the ECAC/IC4A Outdoor Championship beginning Friday, May 14 through Sunday, May 16. Thirty four student-athletes will compete in 15 different events throughout the three-day competition, which is hosted by Princeton University at the Weaver Outdoor Track & Field Stadium. The competition begins at 1 p.m. with the decathlon events.

Men's Track & Field Wins Program's First APR Award May 12, 2010

For the first time in school history, the Orange men's track and field team earned the NCAA Division I Academic Performance Rate (APR) public recognition award. Both the men's indoor and outdoor programs have excelled in the classroom to achieve an APR score in the top 10 percent of teams in Division I track and field.

Cross Country Caps Historic Season With APR Win May 12, 2010

The Syracuse University men's and women's cross country teams have capped their most successful season in program history, as they have been named the NCAA Division I Academic Performance Rate (APR) public recognition award-winners. It is the fourth consecutive year the Orange harriers have boasted an APR score in the top 10 percent of teams in Division I cross country.

Orange Scholar-Athletes May 10, 2010

Senior Brittany Gardner (Sterling, Va.) and freshman Sean Keefe (Churchville, Pa.) have been named the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of May 10, 2010.

Live Update: Eaton, LeBlanc Team Up For Three Event Titles May 2, 2010

Junior Jarret Eaton and graduate student Michael LeBlanc made a bold statement on the final day of the BIG EAST Championship. The pair teamed up with graduate student Antoine Clark and freshman Darryl White to win the 400m relays (40.63), before Eaton went on to win the 110m hurdles in a career-best, NCAA Regional qualifying time of 13.85. LeBlanc followed suit in his respective event, taking the crown in the 100m dash (10.47).

Eaton, LeBlanc Team Up For Three Event Titles May 2, 2010

Junior Jarret Eaton and graduate student Michael LeBlanc made a bold statement on the final day of the BIG EAST Championship at the University of Cincinnati's Gettler Stadium. The pair teamed up with graduate student Antoine Clark and freshman Darryl White to win the 400m relays (40.63), before Eaton went on to win the 110m hurdles in a career-best, NCAA Regional-qualifying time of 13.85. LeBlanc followed suit in his respective event, taking the crown in the 100m dash (10.47).

Osazuwa Keeps Orange on Top, Wins Second Consecutive BIG EAST Crown May 1, 2010

Senior Uhunoma Osazuwa won her second consecutive BIG EAST heptathlon crown and received an NCAA automatic qualification on day two of the conference championships at University of Cincinnati's Gettler Stadium. Osazuwa, who won all but three heptathlon events, compiled 5,549 points to keep the top of the podium Orange for the fourth straight year. She was one of three Syracuse student-athletes to garner All-BIG EAST honors in addition to sophomores Tito Medrano and Heather Stephens.

Osazuwa Wins Second Consecutive BIG EAST Crown May 1, 2010

Senior multi-events specialist Uhunoma Osazuwa won her second consecutive BIG EAST heptathlon crown and received automatic qualification for NCAA Regionals on Saturday during day two of the conference championships at University of Cincinnati's Gettler Stadium. Osazuwa, who won all but three heptathlon events, compiled 5,549 points to keep the top of the podium Orange for the fourth straight year.

Osazuwa Holds Early Lead After Day One Apr 30, 2010

After day one, senior Uhunoma Osazuwa is making a run at her second consecutive BIG EAST heptathlon title as she leads the competition with 3,497 points. The defending BIG EAST heptathlon champion teamed up with junior teammate Kelsey Rubeor to give Syracuse the crown in all four events on Friday afternoon at the BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the University of Cincinnati's Gettler Stadium. Osazuwa accounted for three of the event titles to power her first-place standing.

BIG EAST Championship is Underway Apr 30, 2010

Junior Evan Stivala and senior Uhunoma Osazuwa celebrated the start of Syracuse's outdoor championship season at the BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the University of Cincinnati's Gettler Stadium. The pair will compete in the decathlon and heptathlon, respectively, during day one of the conference championship.

'Cuse Awards Celebrates the Orange Apr 29, 2010

Syracuse student-athletes, coaches and administrators gathered to celebrate the department’s success in 2009-10 at the fourth annual ‘Cuse Awards. The ceremony took place on Thursday, April 29 at the Landmark Theatre in downtown Syracuse.

'Cuse Awards Commemorates Orange Accomplishments Apr 29, 2010

Syracuse student-athletes, coaches and administrators gathered to celebrate the department’s success in 2009-10 at the fourth annual ‘Cuse Awards. The ceremony took place on Thursday, April 29 at the Landmark Theatre in downtown Syracuse.

Orange Primed for BIG EAST Meet Apr 28, 2010

The Syracuse track & field team will commence its championship season when it travels to the 2010 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships on Friday, April 30 at University of Cincinnati's Gettler Stadium. The Orange will send 40 student-athletes, including an even mix of men and women, to compete in 23 events in the three-day meet.

Syracuse Adds Four BIG EAST Qualifers Apr 25, 2010

The Syracuse University track and field team had four new BIG EAST qualifiers and four crowns during its final tune-up before postseason competition at the Cornell Big Red Invitational on Sunday, April 25.

Syracuse Wins Four Events at Big Red Invite Apr 25, 2010

ITHACA, N.Y. - The Syracuse University track and field team turned in a great performance overall at the 2010 Cornell Big Red Invitational, earning a total of four crowns and five second place finishes, on Sunday Apr. 25.

Men's Relay Squad Earns Top-15 Finish Apr 24, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Syracuse University closed out its run at the prestigious Penn Relays on Saturday, Apr. 24 at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field with a top-15 finish.

Orange Makes Impact, Takes Fifth in 'Championship of America' Apr 23, 2010

The Orange women made a statement on the national scene on day two of the Penn Relays, as they finished fifth in the 'Championship of America' heat of the 4x1500m relay on Friday, April 23. Syracuse was represented by senior Maegan Krifchin, junior Katie Hursey and sophomores Lauren Penney and Heather Stephens, who finished in 18:00.46 in the 12-team competition, which included six teams that finished in the top 25 in the 2009 cross country rankings.

Romero Earns NCAA Regional Mark at Penn Relays Apr 22, 2010

Senior Melissa Romero hit a career high and qualified for NCAA Regionals in the high jump with a mark of 1.75m on day one of the prestigious Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field. Romero, who finished tied for third in the event, was also one of five to qualify for the ECAC/IC4A Championships.

Orange Begins Competition at Penn Relays Apr 22, 2010

Senior Curtis Bixler posted his best time of the season in the 3,000m steeplechase on day one of the prestigious Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field. Bixler was one of three to qualify for IC4A/ECAC postseason competition during Thursday's events.

Orange Ready for 116th Penn Relays Apr 21, 2010

The Orange travels to the world's largest and oldest relay carnival when it competes in the 116th annual Penn Relays beginning Thursday, April 22. Syracuse will send 10 track and six field student-athletes to the meet which draws more fans to Philadelphia than to any other track and field meet in the world outside of the Olympics and World Championships.

Orange Races off to Ithaca Apr 21, 2010

ITHACA, N.Y. – A contingent of runners from the Syracuse University track and field team will take the short trip to Ithaca, N.Y. on Sunday, Apr. 25 for the Big Red Invitational, hosted by Cornell University. The meet is set to take place at Cornell’s Robert J. Kane Sports Complex.

MacKay Named BIG EAST Women's Track Athlete of the Week Apr 20, 2010

Junior Rebekah MacKay was named the BIG EAST Women's Track Athlete of the Week, as announced by the league on Tuesday, April 20. It is MacKay's first conference honor and second outdoor award for the Orange this season.

Boah Earns BIG EAST Mark at Cortland Apr 17, 2010

Junior Kwaku Boah led Syracuse at the Cortland Track and Field Classic after becoming the only Orange competitor to earn a BIG EAST qualifying mark. Boah earned a mark of 49.83 in the hammer throw, good for fifth place in the event.

Osazuwa, Eaton Lead Orange at Princeton Apr 17, 2010

Senior Uhunoma Osazuwa and junior Jarret Eaton took home second and third in their respective events as the Orange track & field teams finished with five BIG EAST qualifiers and two IC4A qualifying marks during the final day of competition at the Larry Ellis Invitational on Saturday.

Orange Boasts Nine Top Five Finishers at Larry Ellis Apr 17, 2010

The Orange had nine runners finish in the top five in Friday’s distance events at the Larry Ellis Invitational, including a first-place victory for junior Rebekah MacKay in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. MacKay (10:20.07) led a pack of Orange women who finished in the top five in the event and earned BIG EAST qualifying times. Senior Stefanie Slekis (10:53.05), sophomore Heather Stephens (10:23.77), sophomore Natalie Busby (10:29.41) and junior Cassie White (10:29.87) finished behind MacKay, as Slekis and Busby both set personal-bests in the event.

Osazuwa Honored as BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week Apr 14, 2010

Senior Uhunoma Osazuwa was named the BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week after earning the highest point total by a collegian in the heptathlon at the Sea Ray Relays in Knoxville, Tenn. on April 8. Her NCAA provisional-qualifying total of 5,378 points was not only a career high, but also is the fourth-best tally in the NCAA this season. It is also the top mark in the BIG EAST in 2010, outscoring the second-place total by 689 points.

Distance Squad off to Larry Ellis Invite Apr 14, 2010

PRINCETON, N.J. – The Syracuse University track and field team will be sending its distance squad to the annual Larry Ellis Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Apr. 16-17. The meet, hosted by Princeton University, is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. on Friday at the Tigers’ Weaver Stadium.

LeBlanc Leads SU at Sun Angel Classic Apr 10, 2010

TEMPE, Ariz. - Michael LeBlanc led the Orange at the 31st Annual Sun Angel Track Classic, as the graduate student earned the only individual title for his squad. The meet, hosted by Arizona State University, took place on the Joe Selleh Track at Sun Angel Stadium on Friday and Saturday, Apr. 9-10.

Osazuwa Takes Second, Proves to be Among the Best Apr 8, 2010

All-American Uhunoma Osazuwa proved she was among the best in the nation as she took second overall and was the top collegian heptathlete at the 44th-annual Sea Ray Relays hosted by University of Tennessee. The meet, which joins the top NCAA-qualifiers in the nation, is one of the top competitions of the season for multi-events. Osazuwa finished with a lifetime best and NCAA provisional-qualifying score of 5,378 points, which places her fourth in the NCAAs nationally for the heptathlon.

Osazuwa Beats Nation’s Best After Day One Apr 7, 2010

After day one of competition, senior Orange All-American Uhunoma Osazuwa is in first place against a field of the nation’s top pentathletes at the Sea Ray Relays hosted by University of Tennessee. The Sea Rays heptathlon, which is one of the top competitions of the season for multi-events, is comprised of many women who are NCAA qualifiers. Osazuwa holds the narrow lead over Kentucky’s Precious Nwokey, 3,358 to 3,449.

Orange Looks to Shine at Sun Angel Apr 7, 2010

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Syracuse University track and field teams will compete in the 31st Annual Sun Angel Track Classic, hosted by Arizona State University on Apr. 9-10. The meet will take place at the Sun Devils’ Sun Angel Stadium, with most of the events being held all day on Saturday.

Osazuwa Faces Top Level Competition at Sea Ray Relays Apr 6, 2010

Senior Orange All-American Uhunoma Osazuwa will see how she stacks up against the nation's elite when she competes in the 44th-annual Sea Ray Relays hosted by University of Tennessee. The Sea Ray Relays is one of the three largest heptathlons of the regular season and will take place at the newly-refurbished Tom Black Track and LaPorte Stadium. The heptathlon will commence with the 100-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put and 200-meter on Wednesday at 2 p.m. and will conclude with the long jump, javelin and 800-meter run on Thursday, April 8 at 3 p.m.

Orange Face Stiff Competition in Texas Apr 3, 2010

Two members of the Syracuse track and field team earned top 10 finishes as a small contingent traveled to Austin, Texas to compete in the four-day Texas Relays, hosted by the University of Texas. The top individual finishers included veteran Michael LeBlanc, who earned eighth place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.49, and fellow graduate student Bernard Bush, who finished ninth in the long jump with a leap of 7.25m.

Heading South for the Texas Relays Mar 29, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas - A small squad of sprinters and field athletes from the Syracuse University track and field teams will make the trip to Austin, Texas, where they will be competing in the 83rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. The meet, which will be hosted by the University of Texas, is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, March 31 at the Longhorns' Mike A. Myers Stadium, and will conclude on Saturday, Apr. 3.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Mar 29, 2010

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Senior Lydia Wong (San Francisco, Calif.) and junior Steven Weeks (Arvada, Colo.) have been named the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of March 29, 2010.

Sang-Bender and Miller Earn Distance Carnival Crowns Mar 27, 2010

STANFORD, Calif. - Graduate student Nana Sang-Bender and senior Brad Miller captured the only two first place finishes for the Orange at the distance carnival of the Stanford Invitational on Friday, Mar. 26. The meet, which took place at Stanford University's Cobb Track and Angell Field, is one of the nation's largest annual track and field competitions.

Distance Squad to Compete at Stanford Mar 25, 2010

PALO ALTO, Calif. – The distance squad will represent the Syracuse University track and field teams at the Stanford Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Mar. 26-27. The distance carnival is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday evening.

Women's Track & Field Scores NACDA Points for First Time in 10 Years Mar 25, 2010

Head coach Chris Fox and the Orange women’s indoor track & field squad scored 25.5 points in the National Association of Collegiate Director’s of Athletics (NACDA) Learfield Sports Director’s Cup standings, marking the first time in 10 years the program has contributed to SU’s scoring total. The Orange women finished 46th at the 2010 NCAA Championship. Senior Uhunoma Osazuwa finished sixth in the penthathlon, becoming Syracuse's All-American penathlete. Syracuse has 171.5 points in the 2009-10 Directors’ Cup standings, which ranks 58th.

Orange Dominates Multis in Outdoor Opener Mar 20, 2010

The Syracuse University track & field team began the outdoor season in dominating fashion as two Orange finished in first and second place in the decathlon and heptathlon in the largest track meet on the east coast this weekend. Syracuse was one of a record field of 38 universities and 1,280 athletes at Doug Shaw Stadium in Myrtle Beach.

Osazuwa is SU's First All-American Pentathlete Mar 13, 2010

Syracuse saw its first track & field indoor pentathlete All-American when senior Uhunoma Osazuwa placed sixth with 4,061 points at the NCAA Track & Field Indoor Championships at Randal Tyson Track Center on Saturday morning. In just her first trip to the NCAA Indoor Championship, Osazuwa became SU’s first All-American in eight years and joins just 13 former Orange athletes who have earned the prestigious honor.

Eaton and Osazuwa to Compete at NCAAs Mar 11, 2010

Fayetteville, Ark. - Senior Uhunoma Osazuwa and junior Jarret Eaton will represent the Syracuse University track and field teams at the NCAA Indoor Championships on Friday and Saturday, Mar. 12-13. The championships, which will be held at the University of Arkansas' Randal Tyson Track Center, are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Friday.

Eaton Named Northeast Region Men's Athlete of the Year Mar 9, 2010

Syracuse University hurdler Jarret Eaton was awarded the USTFCCCA Northeast Region Men's Track Athlete of the Year, as announced on Tuesday evening. The junior from Abington, Pa. is tied for the fifth-fastest time in the nation in the 60-meter hurdles after finishing in 7.68 seconds against a talented field at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational on Feb. 4. The mark is also a Syracuse school record.

Krifchin Wins Mile at ECAC Championships Mar 7, 2010

BOSTON, Mass. - Senior Maegan Krifchin led the Syracuse University track and field teams on day two of the ECAC/IC4A Championships on Sunday in Boston, Mass. With the scores from both days tallied, the Syracuse men placed sixth (33 points) out of 52 teams at the IC4A Championships, while the women ended in a four-way tie for eighth (21 points) with Manhattan, New Hampshire, and William and Mary at the ECAC Championships.

Distance Squad Competes on Day One of ECAC/IC4A Mar 6, 2010

BOSTON, Mass. - The Syracuse University track and field teams completed day one of both the ECAC and IC4A Indoor Championships on Saturday, Mar. 6. After the first day of competition, the men are tied for third with Temple University in the IC4A Championships, while the women are currently sitting in a four-way tie with Rutgers, George Washington, and St. John's for fourth place at the ECAC Championships.

ECAC/IC4A Next on the Docket for SU Mar 5, 2010

After a strong showing at the BIG EAST Championships, several members of the Syracuse University track and field teams will compete in the 2010 ECAC/IC4A Indoor Championships on Saturday and Sunday, Mar. 6-7. Although both teams will be travelling to Boston, the Orange men will participate in the IC4A Championships hosted by Boston University, while the women will compete in the ECAC Championships at Roxbury Community College's Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. The women are scheduled to begin competition at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, with the men to follow at 11:00 a.m.

In the Fast Lane: ECAC/IC4A Preview Mar 3, 2010

Members of the Syracuse University track and field teams are preparing to compete in the ECAC/IC4A Championships on Saturday and Sunday, Mar. 6-7 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston, Mass. Qualifiers for the Orange include Katie Hursey, Tito Medrano, Bernard Bush, and Kwaku Boah.

Orange Receives All-Academic Honors Mar 2, 2010

Seven members of the Syracuse University cross country team were named to the 2009 Division I All-Academic Team. With five honorees, the Orange women have more representatives than any other institution. Two men from the SU squad were also named to the All-Academic Team.

Orange Receive All-Academic Honors Mar 2, 2010

SYACUSE, N.Y. – Seven members of the Syracuse University cross country team were named to the 2009 Division I All-Academic Team. With five honorees, the Orange women have more representatives than any other institution. Two men from the SU squad were also named to the All-Academic Team.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Feb 22, 2010

Senior Uhunoma Osazuwa (Las Vegas, Nev.) and junior Rick Jackson (Philadelphia, Pa.) have been named the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of February 22, 2010.

LeBlanc, Osazuwa Earn BIG EAST Crowns Feb 21, 2010

The Syracuse University women's track and field team posted their best mark since 2006 as they finished seventh out of 13 conference challengers at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship at the Armory Track on Feb. 21. The men's contingent put forth a seventh place showing at the the weekend's events.

LeBlanc Earns BIG EAST Crown on Day Two Feb 21, 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Graduate student Michael LeBlanc earned the only day two title for Syracuse at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships on Feb. 21. The Orange men concluded the weekend's events at the Armory in seventh place, while the women tied for fifth with rival Georgetown.

Orange in Third After Day One at BIG EAST Feb 20, 2010

The Syracuse University track and field teams finished day one of the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in third place. The Orange men currently sit behind Notre Dame and Louisville heading into Sunday's events at the Armory in New York, N.Y., while the women trail West Virginia and Louisville.

Orange in Third after Day One at BIG EASTs Feb 20, 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Syracuse University track and field teams finished day one of the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in third place. The Orange men currently sit behind Notre Dame and Louisville heading into Sunday's events at the Armory in New York, N.Y., while the women trail West Virginia and Louisville.

Orange Takes on the Big Apple Feb 19, 2010

As the 2009-2010 indoor season draws to a close, several members of the Syracuse University track and field teams will travel to New York, N.Y. to compete in the BIG EAST Indoor Championships on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20-21. The weekend's events will take place at the New Balance Track and Field Center at the Armory, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday. The Orange will be represented by 18 women and 26 men competing for a combined 23 crowns.

Orange Take on the Big Apple Feb 19, 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. - As the 2009-2010 indoor season draws to a close, several members of the Syracuse University track and field teams will travel to New York, N.Y. to compete in the BIG EAST Indoor Championships on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20-21. The weekend's events will take place at the New Balance Track and Field Center at the Armory, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday. The Orange will be represented by 18 women and 26 men competing for a combined 23 crowns.

Eaton Continues to Lead Nation Feb 19, 2010

Junior hurdler Jarret Eaton boasts the fastest 60-meter hurdle time in the nation, according to the latest NCAA Division I rankings released on Feb. 18. Eaton completed in the event in 7.68 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational on Feb. 4. He is .01 seconds away from Oklahoma's Ronnie Ash, who holds the second-best time.

In The Fast Lane: BIG EAST Preview Feb 18, 2010

Several members of the Syracuse University track and field teams will travel to New York, N.Y. to compete in the BIG EAST Indoor Championships on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20-21. Qualifiers include Melissa Romero, Corey Robinson, and Trevor Wiseman.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Feb 15, 2010

Senior Eileen Finn (Southington, Conn.) and junior Evan Stivala (Colts Neck, N.J.) have been named the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of February 15, 2010.

SU Earns Nine Titles in Binghamton Feb 12, 2010

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - The Syracuse University track and field teams secured nine titles at the Binghamton Triangular on Friday, Feb. 12. The men's team won a total of five first place finishes, while the women took home four.

SU off to Binghamton for Triangular Feb 10, 2010

The Syracuse University track and field teams will take a short road trip to Binghamton University to compete in the Binghamton Triangular on Friday, Feb. 12. The tri-meet, which will also feature the University of Albany, is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. in Binghamton’s Events Center.

Eaton Earns SU's First BIG EAST Award Feb 10, 2010

Junior sprinter Jarret Eaton was named the BIG EAST Male Track Athlete of the Week for his NCAA Automatic-qualifying mark at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational last Friday, Feb. 5. The Abington, Pa. native represents SU's first BIG EAST Track Athlete of the Week this season.

High Jumpers Set Bar at SU Invite Feb 6, 2010

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Veteran high jumpers Annabelle Pellerin, Melissa Romero, and Uhunoma Osazuwa led the Syracuse University track and field team at the SU Invite, the team's second of two home meets this season, at Manley Field House on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5-6.

Eaton Runs National Leader Feb 6, 2010

Junior Jarret Eaton automatically qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championship as he took home the title in the 60m hurdles at the New Balance Invitational in New York on Friday evening. Eaton finished in 7.68, just .02 seconds from the qualifying time of 7.70.

Dove and Scull Earn Academic Honors Feb 5, 2010

Syracuse senior Christina Dove and graduate student Jeff Scull have been chosen as the 2009-10 BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete institutional award winners. Dove is a member of the women's lacrosse team, while Scull is a veteran on the Orange cross country squad.

Orange to Host Annual SU Invite Feb 4, 2010

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - For the first time in the 2010 indoor season, the Syracuse University track and field team will be divided between two meets during the same weekend. Most of the team will be staying in Syracuse this weekend, as the Orange will host the SU Invitational at Manley Field House on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5-6. A small squad will travel to the New Balance Collegiate Invitational at the Armory Track and Field Center in New York, N.Y.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Feb 1, 2010

Sophomore Emily Harman (Petersburg, W.Va.) and junior Corey Robinson (Rochester, N.Y.) have been named the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of February 1, 2010.

Krifchin and Busby Lead SU Women in Boston Jan 30, 2010

BOSTON, Mass. - Senior Maegan Krifchin and sophomore Natalie Busby led the Syracuse University women's track and field team at the Terrier Invitational hosted by Boston University on Saturday, Jan. 30. The veteran distance runners each earned a second place finish in their respective events at the BU Track and Tennis Center.

Krifchin and Busby Lead SU in Boston Jan 30, 2010

Senior Maegan Krifchin and sophomore Natalie Busby led the Syracuse University track and field teams at the Terrier Invitational hosted by Boston University on Saturday, Jan. 30. The veteran distance runners each earned a second place finish in their respective events at the BU Track and Tennis Center.

Distance Runners to Compete in Boston Jan 28, 2010

BOSTON, Mass. – The Syracuse University track and field teams' distance squads will travel to Boston to take part in the Terrier Invitational, hosted by Boston University on Saturday, Jan. 30. The meet will take place at Boston’s Track and Tennis Center and is slated to begin at 9:00 a.m.

Orange Women Shine at Cornell Jan 23, 2010

ITHACA, N.Y. - The women of the Syracuse University track and field team made a strong showing for the school, as they took home four first place titles at the Upstate Challenge hosted by Cornell on Friday and Saturday Jan 22-23. Junior Evan Stivala led the men of Syracuse, taking home the only crown for his team in the men's heptathlon high jump with a mark of 1.93m.

SU Travels to Cornell Upstate Challenge Jan 21, 2010

The Syracuse University track and field teams heads to Ithaca to compete in the Cornell Upstate Challenge on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 22-23. The weekend’s events are set to begin with the pentathlon/heptathlon on Friday at 4:30 p.m. in Cornell’s Barton Hall. Saturday’s first running events are scheduled for 9:30 a.m., while the field events will begin at 1:00 p.m. In addition to the Cornell Big Red, the Orange will face off against four other upstate schools, including Buffalo, Colgate, Ithaca, and Cortland.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Jan 19, 2010

Senior Stefanie Slekis (Montclair, Va.) and sophomore Nick Resavy (West Milford, N.J.) have been named the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of January 18, 2010.

Orange Boasts 11 Event Crowns at SU Welcome Back Jan 16, 2010

The Syracuse women's track & field team finished with seven first-place titles, while the men yielded four event crowns at the Syracuse Welcome Back Invitational at Manley Field House on Saturday, January 16.

Orange Hosts SU Welcome Back Invite Jan 15, 2010

The track and field teams return to action when it hosts the Syracuse Welcome Back Invitational on Saturday, January 16 at Manley Field House. Forty student-athletes will represent the Orange in competition against teams from Binghamton, Colgate and Cortland, among others.

Orange Scholar-Athletes Jan 11, 2010

Sophomore Janelle Malcolm (Edmonton, Alberta) and senior Michael LeBlanc (Riverview, New Brunswick) have been named the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of January 11, 2010.

Orange Athletics is Making History Dec 26, 2009

The success continues for the Orange athletics program. For the first time in the history of the Orange athletics program, nine teams are featured in their sport’s national ranking or project to be ranked once their season starts, including men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, ice hockey and men’s rowing. Men's lacrosse is #2 in pre-season rankings.

Orange Scholar-Athletes of the Week Dec 20, 2009

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Graduate student Jeff Scull (Jordan Station, Ontario) and senior Flings Owusu-Agyapong (Toronto, Ontario) have been named Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of December 21, 2009.

Orange Scholar-Athletes of the Week Dec 14, 2009

Sophomore Lisa Mullan (Victoria, British Columbia) and senior Eric Cleckner (Camp Hill, Pa.) have been named the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of December 14, 2009.

Orange Scholar-Athletes of the Week Dec 7, 2009

Seniors Melissa Romero (Wilmington, Del.) and Ryan Corcoran (Harleysville, Pa.) have been named Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of December 7, 2009.

Romero Leads SU at Cornell Relays Dec 5, 2009

ITHACA, N.Y. - The Syracuse University track and field teams opened the 2009-2010 indoor season at the Cornell Relays in Ithaca, N.Y. on Saturday. Senior Melissa Romero turned in the day's top performance for the Orange, as she was the only athlete to register a first place finish.

Top Five Rating for Syracuse Athletics Dec 4, 2009

The Orange Athletics program earned its highest ranking in school history in the National Association of Collegiate Director’s of Athletics (NACDA) Learfield Sports Director’s Cup standings. The Orange is fifth nationally, scoring points in field hockey and men’s and women’s cross country. The Orange field hockey squad earned 60 points for advancing to the second round of the NCAA Championship, while the men’s cross country team scored 48 points for its 14th-place finish at the NCAA Championship and the women netted 38 points for its 18th-place finish at nationals.

Orange Begins Indoor Season at Cornell Dec 4, 2009

ITHACA, N.Y. - The Syracuse University track and field teams will kick off the 2009-2010 indoor season at the Cornell Relays on Saturday, Dec. 5. The day's events are set to begin in Cornell's Barton Hall at 10 a.m.

Medrano is First Orange All-American in 27 Years Nov 25, 2009

Sophomore runner Tito Medrano became Syracuse’s 15th All-American in school history, and first in nearly three decades, after his performance at the NCAA Cross Country Championship on Monday, November 23. Medrano finished 39th overall and 34th on the team in the 10-kilometer race with a time of 30:20.7. He led the Orange to a 14th place finish, its highest since 1959.

Scull is Among NCAA Elite 88 Nov 23, 2009

Graduate student runner Jeff Scull became a recipient of the NCAA’s Elite 88 award at the annual banquet for the Division I Cross Country Championship on Sunday, November 22. The award is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average at the finals site of each of the NCAA’s 88 national championships.

Cross Country Makes History at Nationals Nov 23, 2009

Syracuse cross country built on its history-filled season at the 2009 NCAA Championship on Monday, November 23. The Orange women cracked the top 20 for the first time in program history, while the men earned 14th in its first visit to Nationals in 35 years. In only its second trip to the championship, the women finished 18th, improving on last year's 28th place finish.

Orange Scholar-Athletes of the Week Nov 23, 2009

Senior Vionca Murray (Rosedale, N.Y.) and sophomore Pat Dupont (Fairport, N.Y.) have been named the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of November, 23, 2009.

Orange to Compete at NCAA Championships Nov 22, 2009

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The nationally ranked Syracuse University cross country teams will travel to Terre Haute, Ind. to compete in the NCAA National Championships on Monday, Nov. 23 under the leadership of head coach Chris Fox, who was recently named the Northeast Region's coach of the year by the USTFCCCA. The meet will be hosted by Indiana State University and will take place at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course located at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center. The men’s 10k race will begin at approximately 12:08 p.m., followed by the women’s 6k race at 12:58 p.m. Both championship competitions will be broadcast live on the Versus Network and streamed online via NCAA.com.

Orange Concludes Historic Season at NCAA Championship Nov 22, 2009

The nationally ranked Syracuse University cross country teams will look to continue to build on its historic season when it travels to the NCAA National Championships on Monday, November 23 in Terre Haute, Ind. The meet will be hosted by Indiana State University and will take place at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course located at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center. The men’s 10k race will begin at 12:08 p.m., followed by the women’s 6k race at 12:58 p.m. Both championship competitions will be broadcast live on the Versus Network and streamed online via NCAA.com.

Hursey Honored as Northeast Region Athlete of the Year Nov 19, 2009

Junior Katie Hursey has been named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Northeast Region's woman athlete of the year. The selection comes less than one week after the Hampstead, Md. native became the first NCAA Northeast Region women’s individual champion in the school's history. The veteran’s standout performance at the NCAA Northeast Regional meet propelled the Orange to Syracuse's first Regional team title in history.

Fox Named Northeast Region Coach of the Year Nov 18, 2009

Syracuse cross country head coach Chris Fox has been named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Northeast Region's women's and men's coach of the year. After only four years at the helm of the Syracuse program, Fox will be awarded the Chick Hislop Award for his achievements during the 2009 season.

Fox is Northeast Region Coach of the Year Nov 18, 2009

Syracuse cross country head coach Chris Fox has been named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Northeast Region's women's and men's coach of the year. After only four years at the helm of the Syracuse program, Fox will be awarded the Chick Hislop Award for his achievements during the 2009 season.

Men Reach Highest Ranking After Championship Win Nov 17, 2009

The Syracuse University men’s cross country team has moved up two spots to No. 9 in the national rankings this week based on the Pre-National USTFCCCA polls. The ranking is the highest in program history, improving on the No. 11 spot the squad attained earlier this season.

10 Orange Named to All-Region Team Nov 17, 2009

Ten Orange runners have been named to the 2009 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Northeast All-Region Team. Syracuse boasts the most All-Region selections in the Northeast after both teams made history and won the NCAA Northeast Regional championship on Saturday, November 14.

11 Orange Named to All-Region Team Nov 17, 2009

Eleven Orange runners have been named to the 2009 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Northeast All-Region Team. Syracuse boasts the most All-Region selections in the Northeast after both teams made history and won the NCAA Northeast Regional championship on Saturday, November 14.

Orange Scholar-Athletes of the Week Nov 16, 2009

Graduate student Greg Paulus (Syracuse, N.Y.) and junior Katie Hursey (Hampstead, Md.) have been named Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of November 16, 2009.

Up to Speed: Pat Dupont Nov 16, 2009

Sophomore Pat Dupont has played a key role on the No. 11 men’s cross country team this season, leading his squad to its first ever BIG EAST and NCAA Northeast Region titles. The Fairport, N.Y. native clocked SU’s best time of 24:51 at the BIG EAST Championship to place fourth overall. Most recently, Dupont was the first Orange runner to cross the finish line at the NCAA Northeast Regional, placing fifth with a time of 31:09. Despite being only a sophomore, Dupont has also represented Syracuse on the international level. He placed fifth at the 2009 USA Cross Country Championship, earning him an automatic bid to the 2009 IAAF World Cross Country Championship in Amman, Jordan. In Jordan, Dupont finished in front of 69 other competitors to take 48th place with a time of 25:52. His finish helped the American contingent, made up of Dupont and fellow Syracuse teammate, Tito Medrano, place fifth out of 18 countries. He is majoring in music composition at Syracuse and competes in the steeplechase for the school’s track and field team.

Orange Brings Home NCAA Northeast Title Nov 14, 2009

The Syracuse cross country teams both earned the NCAA Northeast Regionals title on Saturday, November 14. Junior Katie Hursey was the first runner to cross the finish line at the competition, becoming SU's first individual women's champion. Last year, the Orange women placed second at the annual race, while the men improved on a fifth-place finish.

Shipping Up to Boston for NCAA Regionals Nov 12, 2009

The nationally ranked Syracuse University cross country teams will compete in the NCAA Northeast Regional on Saturday, Nov. 14 hosted by Boston University. The meet will be held at the university's home course, which is situated in Boston's Franklin Park. With over 500 acres, the park is the largest of its kind in the city. The men's 10k race is set to begin at 2:30 p.m., with the women's 6k race to follow at 3:30 p.m.

Up to Speed: Dan Busby Nov 9, 2009

Dan Busby is a senior on the No. 11 SU men’s cross country team. The New Paltz, N.Y. native has had an outstanding career during his time wearing the orange. Most recently, Busby finished 13th overall at the BIG EAST Championship to help the men’s team win the crown for the first time in program history. Prior to the Championship, Busby had run three races this season, earning a top 10 finish in each. He clocked the team’s best time of 23:47 at the Panorama Invitational, placing fifth overall. He also placed 10th and fourth at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and the Colgate Invitational, respectively. In 2008, Busby was named an All-Northeast selection, as well as an NCAA qualifier.

SU Celebrates BIG EAST Champion Teams Nov 4, 2009

Syracuse director of athletics Dr. Daryl Gross and members of the Syracuse Athletic Department celebrated the 2009 BIG EAST men's cross country and 2009 BIG EAST regular season field hockey championship teams on Wednesday afternoon in Manley Field House. It is the first championship win for any SU cross country team, while it is the sixth conference championship victory for the field hockey program.

Men Reclaim No. 11 Spot After BIG EAST Nov 3, 2009

The Syracuse men's cross country team reclaimed the No. 11 spot in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll released Tuesday afternoon after taking home the BIG EAST Championship title for the first time in program history.The men previously reached the No. 11 position in week two following their first-place finish at the Wisconsin Adidas Invite. The women remained at No. 10 for the third straight week. It is the highest ranking both teams have reached in history.

Orange Claims First BIG EAST Title Nov 2, 2009

The Orange cross country teams returned to Syracuse after the men took home the BIG EAST Championship crown for the first time in Syracuse history on Saturday, Oct. 31. The women's team placed third at the conference Championship, marking the highest finish for both teams.

Up to Speed: Katie Hursey Nov 2, 2009

Junior Katie Hursey has played a prominent role in the success of the No. 10 women’s cross country team so far this season. The Maryland native clocked the team’s best time in three out of the four races she has competed in during the 2009 season. Most recently, Hursey led the Orange women at the BIG EAST Championship hosted by Marquette, placing a team-best eighth overall with a time of 21:30. Prior to the BIG EAST meet, Hursey stood out at Indiana State University’s Pre-Nationals Invitational and the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, propelling her team to a fourth and second place finish, respectively. As a sophomore, she won the annual John Reif Memorial Run. In 2007, Hursey was the top freshman cross country athlete in the region, earning her an All-Region selection.

BIG EAST Champions! Oct 31, 2009

The Syracuse men’s cross country team captured the program’s first BIG EAST Championship on Saturday. The Orange upset the defending national champion, No. 10 Georgetown to claim the crown. Sophomore Pat Dupont led the Orange men in the 8,000-meter race with the team’s fastest time (24:51), placing fourth overall in the Conference Championship. The race was hosted by Marquette University at the Wayne E. Dannehl National Cross Country Course for the first time.

Nationally Ranked Orange Heads to BIG EAST Championships Oct 30, 2009

The Syracuse University cross country teams are set to compete at the 2009 BIG EAST Championships, hosted by Marquette University on Saturday, Oct. 31. The men's 8,000-meter competition will begin at 12:00 p.m., with the women's 6,000-meter to follow at 12:50 p.m. Both races will take place at the Wayne E. Dannehl National Cross Country Course, for the first time in the Conference's championship history.

Up to Speed: Jeff Scull Oct 28, 2009

In 2009, senior Jeff Scull has led the No. 14 Syracuse men's cross country team to a No. 11 U.S.T.F.C.C.C.A. national ranking – the team’s highest position in history. The Ontario native was an All-BIG EAST and All-Northeast Region selection in 2007. He also received an automatic invitation to the 2007 Division-I NCAA Championship. After receiving a medical redshirt for the 2008 season, he has helped the Orange earn a first and second place finish at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational and the Panorama Invitational, respectively. At the Wisconsin meet, Scull finished 15th with a time of 24:22. He followed that performance with a seventh place finish at the Panorama race, hosted by the University of Virginia.

Up to Speed: Rebekah MacKay Oct 26, 2009

Rebekah MacKay, a junior from Whitinsville, N.Y. on the women’s team, has emerged as a leader during her career at SU. In 2008, she was chosen to be an All-Northeast Selection. She was a member of the first NCAA Championship qualifying team in the school’s history. This season, MacKay has helped her team earn its highest national ranking in the history of the program. She placed first overall at the Colgate Invitational with a time of 21:43. Also this season, MacKay competed in the Indiana State University Pre-Nationals Invitational, where she finished second for the Orange and placed 28th overall. MacKay is majoring in Art Painting at SU.

Orange Battles Rain at John Reif Run Oct 24, 2009

ITHACA, N.Y. - Junior Michael Brocks and sophomore Cassie White each pushed through the less than ideal running conditions to post Syracuse's best time in the men's five-mile and women's 5k race, respectively, on Friday at the John Reif Memorial Run, hosted by Cornell. This year's race boasted one of the largest fields of competitors in the history of the memorial run, with more than 150 runners from six teams.

Orange Heads to John Reif Memorial Oct 22, 2009

The Orange travels to the home of its Upstate New York neighbor on Friday, Oct. 23 for the John Reif Memorial, hosted by Cornell. The Syracuse men and women we reunite for the first time since the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 3 when the unranked men bested two top 10 teams and the women finished two points shy of first place.

Up to Speed: Griff Graves Oct 21, 2009

Although Griff Graves is only a sophomore, he competed at both the BIG EAST Championship and NCAA Northeast Regional in 2008. The Abingdon, Va. native represented the United States at the 2009 NACAC Cross Country Championship, finishing fourth overall as Team USA took home the title. This season, Graves legged out a first place finish at the Colgate Invitational. He also competed in the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational, placing eighth, and in the Panorama Invitational, where he finished 11th.

Women Reach All-Time High Oct 21, 2009

The Syracuse women's cross country team climbed five spots to No. 10 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll over the weekend. It is the team's highest ranking in history, and comes two days after the team's showing at Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind., where it placed fourth overall. The men's team earned the No. 14 spot after placing second at the Panorama Invitational hosted by University of Virginia.

SU Takes Home Fourth at Pre-Nationals Oct 17, 2009

The Syracuse women's cross country team finished fourth overall at the Pre-Nationals Invitational hosted by Indiana State University on Saturday. The No. 15 women scored 191 points in the 6,000-meter white race to secure their finish, beating five of the nation's top 30 teams, including No. 8 Minnesota (214), No. 12 Baylor (546), and No. 18 Illinois (206). Top-ranked Washington, No. 9 Florida and No. 5 Princeton finished ahead of the Orange.

No. 11 Men Place Second in Virginia Oct 16, 2009

The Syracuse men’s cross country team finished second overall at the Panorama Invitational Friday afternoon. The 11th-ranked men finished second to No. 15 Virginia, while No. 24 Villanova, No. 26 Duke, and Texas A&M completed in the top five.

Women Head West, Men Head South Oct 16, 2009

The Syracuse University women’s cross country team travels west to compete in the 2009 Pre-Nationals Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 17 in Terre Haute, Ind., while the men heads south to race in the Panorama Farms Invitational hosted by University of Virginia on Friday at 4:45 p.m. The Orange women will be participating in one of two women’s 6,000-meter races on Saturday, with the blue race slated to begin at 12:20 p.m., while the white race will follow at 12:55 p.m.

Orange Scholar-Athletes of the Week Oct 12, 2009

Freshman Tina Romagnuolo (Stouffville, Ontario) and sophomore Griff Graves (Abingdon, Va.) have been named the Syracuse University Scholar-Athlete of the Week for the week of October 12, 2009.

Follow the Orange on the SU iPhone App Oct 8, 2009

Syracuse Athletics fans can follow the Orange on their iPhone. Working with SIDEARM Sports, SU Athletics has launched one of the first collegiate iPhone applications. The free SU Athletics iPhone App allows fans one-click access to the latest news, schedules, scores, rosters, and photo galleries. In addition, the App integrates with Twitter so fans can see what SU Athletic coaches and all Orange fans around the world are tweeting about Syracuse University athletics. Future releases of the App are in the works and will include features such as statistics and video.

Orange Earns Highest Ranking in History Oct 6, 2009

The Syracuse cross country teams earned their highest national ranking in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll. The previously unranked men's team is No. 11, while the women's squad climbed six spots to No. 15.

SU Men Place First Against Nation’s Best Oct 3, 2009

The Syracuse University men's cross country team legged out a first-place victory at the inaugural Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Saturday, while the No. 21 women earned a second-place finish. The meet united the nation’s top collegiate programs and was ran on the brand new Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course.

Orange Races off to Wisconsin Oct 2, 2009

The Syracuse University cross country teams heads to Madison, Wisconsin for the inaugural Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Saturday, October 3 on the new Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course at University Ridge. Collegiate teams scheduled to participate include Arkansas, Auburn, Brigham Young, Duke, Georgetown, Illinois, Iowa, Lamar, Marquette, Michigan, Nebraska, Syracuse, Texas A&M, UW-La Crosse, and Wisconsin.

Orange Climb in National Rankings Sep 29, 2009

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Syracuse women's cross country team is ranked No. 21, as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCCA) in its first poll of 2009. The team jumped up two spots in this week's poll.

Orange Scholar-Athletes of the Week Sep 28, 2009

Junior Rebekah MacKay (Whitinsville, Mass.) and senior Tom Perevegyencev (Moscow, Russia) have been named Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of September 28, 2009.

SU Women Earn Highest National Ranking Sep 25, 2009

The Syracuse women's cross country team is ranked No. 23 in the nation according to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's (USTFCCCA) poll, marking the highest ranking for the Orange. The team cracked the national rankings for the first time in program history last season when it earned the No. 25 spot.

'Night of Distinction' is October 2 Sep 23, 2009

Six individuals and one legendary Syracuse University athletics team will take center stage for the ‘Night of Distinction’. Syracuse University will honor six former student-athletes and individuals associated with the athletics program representing various sports and eras of Orange athletics as LetterWinners of Distinction and the 1959 National Championship football team will be honored as the Team of Distinction. The celebration will be Friday, October 2 at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino. The 2009 honorees include John H. Dean ‘59 (lacrosse), Beth (Hart) Foederer ‘89 (cross country/track & field), Harry Robert Greenwald ‘51 (track & field manager), Sean Kerins ‘84 (Basketball), James P. Lee ‘75 (basketball) and Donald D. Lowe (Honorary), in addition to the 1959 Orange football squad. Syracuse University alumnus and NBC award-winning sportscaster Bob Costas will serve as the Master of Ceremonies.

Graves, MacKay Lead SU to First Place Finish at Colgate Invite Sep 19, 2009

HAMILTON, N.Y. – Sophomore Griff Graves (25:06) and junior Rebekah MacKay (21:43) each earned a first place finish to lead the Syracuse teams to the top overall spots at the Colgate Invitational in Hamilton, N.Y on Saturday. The Navy men (42) and women (54) placed second in both races, while the home school Colgate took third in the men’s (85) and women’s (75) competitions.

Cross Country Returns to Hamilton for Colgate Invite Sep 18, 2009

HAMILTON, N.Y. – The Syracuse University cross country teams will compete in the Colgate Invitational this Saturday, September 19 in Hamilton, N.Y. The men, expected to begin racing at 10:30 am, will run in both 6k and 4200-meter events at the same time. The women’s race is set to begin at 9:45 am.

Orange Scholar-Athletes of the Week Sep 7, 2009

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Senior forward Tessa MacDougall (Surrey, British Columbia) and senior runner Curtis Bixler (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) have been chosen as Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of September 7, 2009.

Murdock, MacFawn Lead SU at Harry Lang Sep 5, 2009

HAMILTON, N.Y. – Junior Steve Murdock posted a first-place finish in the men’s 6,400-meter run, and sophomore Lauryn MacFawn finished second in the women’s 4,400-meter to lead the Orange at the Harry Lang Invitational hosted by Colgate.

Orange Runners Open Season at Harry Lang Invitational Sep 4, 2009

HAMILTON, N.Y. – The Syracuse University cross country teams open the 2009 season this Saturday, September 5 at the Harry Lang Invitational. The men will run in a 6k and 4,200-meter race at the same time. The race will begin at 12:15 p.m. The women's race is set to start at 11:30 a.m.

Orange Motivates in the "Heart of Dixie" Aug 17, 2009

Syracuse student-athletes reached deep into the “Heart of Dixie,” as Syracuse Orange cross country teammates Griff Graves, Steve Murdock and Cassie White spoke to high school athletes from Alabama’s Scottsboro High School.

Track & Field has 25 Members Honored Jul 29, 2009

The women’s track and field team tied for fourth along with Connecticut and Pittsburgh with 15 BIG EAST All Academic selections, while the men had 10. The women finished 12th at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship and 13th at the Indoor. The men recorded the program’s best performance in 16 years with a fourth place finish at the 2009 BIG EAST Indoor Championship.

Orange has 13 Honored by BIG EAST Jul 29, 2009

Syracuse women’s cross-country team had eight student-athletes selected to the 2008-09 BIG EAST All-Academic Team, while the men had five student-athletes honored. SU opens the 2009 campaign on the road Sept. 1 at Binghamton. The team’s first home match is Sept. 5 against Ivy League foe Cornell.

Orange to be Inducted into Hall of Fame Jul 21, 2009

A former Syracuse University track & field standout headlines this year’s class of inductees into the Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame. Steve Dering ’91, a three-time All-American will join Kim Batten, Lewis “Deerfoot” Bennett and Sonja Fitts as members of the 2009 class.

Orange Nabs Team Excellence Awards Jul 7, 2009

The Syracuse University volleyball and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field teams were honored with a 2008-09 BIG EAST Team Academic Excellence Award announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. This recognition is given to each of the 23 teams with the highest collective grade-point averages in each conference sport.

NCAA Champs - Day 2 Jack Pfeifer Jun 13, 2008

Ramon Sosa advances in NCAA HH for Orange By Jack Pfeifer DES MOINES, Iowa -- Ramon Sosa, the Syracuse senior who went to Brentwood High School on Long Island, advanced to the semifinals of the high hurdles Thursday on the second day of the NCAA Division I championships on the campus of Drake University. FULL ARTICLE HERE