Category: Cross Country

Cross Country: UVU men, women lose tiebreakers, finish second in WAC championships

The UVU men and women of the cross country team were left heartbroken following the conclusion of the WAC championships when they both lost in a tiebreaker for first place. The Missouri-Kansas City Roos took home the men’s title, while the New Mexico State Aggies took home the women’s title. The Wolverine men finished in second place after the tiebreaker with an overall score of 42 points. The team was led by senior Tyson Lambert who finished his undefeated season with a second overall placement in the race. Lambert was followed by sophomore Kevin Lynch and freshman Anthony Ocegueda...

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UVU cross country team continues WAC domination

If the measurement of success for UVU athletic teams is conference championships, then the men and women of the Wolverine cross country team have set the bar high in recent years. Both the UVU men and women have built the foundations of a dynasty in WAC cross country by winning five of a possible eight conference titles between them since joining the WAC in 2013. They’re on pace to continue that legacy in the 2017 season. The Wolverines began the season with a team sweep as hosts at the UVU Invitational in Orem. With two top-three finishes, the men edged Southern Utah by one point, 33-34. The women won more comfortably, finishing 28 points ahead of the competition with five top-10 finishes and three in the top four. At the UC Riverside Invitational, the men earned a third-place finish in a field of 33 teams with two runners in the top 10. The women finished fourth in a field of 30, their first runner coming in with a 23rd place finish. UVU earned its second team sweep of the season at the UNLV Invitational, where the men swept the top five finishes and the women placed four in the top five. After a brief break, the Wolverines participated in the SUU Color Country Invitational. There, the women took first with five finishers in the top eight, while the men...

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