2009-10 Men's Cross Country News
April 21, 2010
The FGCU cross country teams concluded their spring season at the Miami Hurricane Alumni Invitational in Coral Gables, Fla. The Blue and Green competing against a number of quality programs, including Villanova, defending Cross Country National Champions.
April 21, 2010
The FGCU cross country teams travelled to the University of Central Florida for the UCF Invitational, competing against solid competition, including the University of Florida, defending Indoor National Champions. The Eagles performed well, placing in the top ten in four distance events.
March 26, 2010
The FGCU cross country teams travelled down to the University of Miami for the Hurricane Invitational, competing against many major universities from around the country. The Eagles performed well, winning four different heats in the distance events.
February 03, 2010
FGCU cross country will be hosting a 5K run on campus open to members of the community, with all of the proceeds will go to the FGCU cross country program. The race will be held on Saturday, February 13, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the FGCU Recreation Fields.
October 31, 2009
FGCU took part in the 2009 Atlantic Sun Cross Country Championships on Saturday, with the women placing seventh and the men finishing eighth. The women improved two places over last year's ninth-place finish, while the men dropped one spot compared to last year's seventh-place finish.
October 23, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University cross country teams certainly seemed to enjoy running in the school's first-ever home meet, held Friday evening at Estero Community Park. Leigh Mumford won the women's race, while Jonathan Lanning won the men's race, leading the men's team to a first place overall finish.
October 22, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University cross country teams will do something tomorrow that they have never done before: host a meet. After traveling to various locations for the program's first 50 meets over the course of seven plus seasons, the Eagles will finally get to experience a home meet.
October 19, 2009
The FGCU men's cross country team is off to one of its best starts in school history. Kyle Brunette, one of just two seniors on the squad, took some time this past week to record a journal of his daily activities. This is Kyle's account of what it's like to be a runner on the FGCU cross country team.
October 17, 2009
The FGCU cross country teams participated in the Sodexho Stetson Hatter Invitational on Friday evening. The men finished seventh out of 18 schools, while the women finished eighth out of 20 schools. The races were held at the Sperling Sports Complex in DeLand, Florida.
October 03, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's cross country team earned their first team victory of 2009, edging out Nova Southeastern by a single point, 35-36, at the flrunners.com Invitational in Titusville, Florida. The women had a strong showing as well, placing third overall amongst the ten participating schools.
September 18, 2009
The FGCU cross country teams participated in the 21st Annual Mountain Dew Invitational in Gainesville, Florida, on Friday evening. The women finished ninth out of 23 schools while the men finished 11th out of 18 schools.
September 17, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's and women's cross country teams will soon be heading out to Gainesville for the 21st Annual Mountain Dew Invitational, hosted by the University of Florida. The meet takes place on Friday, with the women's 5k race starting at 6:30 pm and the men capping off the evening with an 8k race slated to start at 7 pm. The meet will be held on the UF golf course, which is located on campus.
September 11, 2009
The new date is Friday, October 23rd, with the men's 5k starting 5:00 PM and the women's two mile starting at 5:30 PM. The inaugural event will be held at Estero Community Park.
September 05, 2009
Kyle Brunette led the Eagles with a 10th-place finish in their first meet of the 2009 season. Joshua Brooks also cracked the top 20, finishing 16th.
August 20, 2009
The FGCU Men's Cross Country team, which finished seventh at the A-Sun Championships last season, was picked to finish eighth in the Atlantic Sun preseason poll the conference office announced on Thursday.
August 11, 2009
The FGCU men's and women's cross country programs have announced that they will hold open tryouts on Thursday, August 27 at 5:30 p.m. outside of the Outdoor Sports Complex on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University.
June 24, 2009
Head Coach Cassandra Goodson and the Florida Gulf Coast University men's cross country program announced the impending arrival of three new recruits for the 2009-10 running season on Wednesday.
June 10, 2009
The FGCU cross country teams have announced a challenging 2009 schedule that includes five meets from September through October in preparation for the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships on Oct. 31.