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Take a behind the scenes look at Tyler Mueller's trip to the NCAA Cross Country Championship. Mueller finished 67th out of 253 runners, the highest finish ever by a Lehigh runner.
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The Lehigh women's cross country team began preseason practice over the weekend in preparation for the 2013 season. The team is led by head coach Debbie Utesch, who will be entering her 17th year at Lehigh.
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Five athletes from Lehigh's men's and women's track and field teams will be competing at the NCAA East Regional, which begins Thursday in Greensboro, N.C. Senior Devin Monroe will sprint in the 400 meter dash to represent the men's team along with high jump competitors sophomore Adeolu Adesida and junior captain Pat Ciez. Junior Jimil Ataman and senior E'lana Lemon will compete in the hammer throw for the women. Selections and rankings for the east and west regionals were announced May 16.
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The Lehigh women's and men's track and field teams finished in third and fourth place at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships for the third consecutive season Saturday at the Goodman Campus. The women's squad racked up 119.25 points, while the men earned 85 points.
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The Lehigh men's and women's track and field teams will host the 2013 Patriot League Championships on Friday and Saturday at the Goodman Campus for the first time in six years. The competition will begin at 9 a.m. both days, with the men's 10,000 meter run kicking off Friday's slate and the decathlon and heptathlon beginning Saturday's action.
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After the women coasted to a 97-84 victory, the men's side came down to the final event in which Lafayette prevailed for a 91-89 win as the archrivals split the meet. The women won the event yet again behind senior Julia Perry and junior Brooke Astor who were named athletes of the meet. Junior Ryan Paquin and senior Devin Monroe earned the honors on the men's half.
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The Lehigh men's and women's track and field teams followed their strong showing at the Season Opener with yet another solid performance at the Fast Times Before Finals meet on Friday night inside Rauch Fieldhouse. The Mountain Hawks competed against Penn, Alvernia, Ursinus, West Chester, Rider, Bloomsburg, East Stroudsburg, DeSales Lock Haven, Lafayette and Millersville.
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The Lehigh men's and women's track and field programs will begin their preparation for a journey towards the Patriot League title on Friday when the Mountain Hawks host the Season Opener. Lehigh will be one of six teams competing on Friday in the first event of the 2012-13 indoor season set to be held at Rauch Fieldhouse on the Goodman Campus starting at 5 p.m.
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In the midst of one of their best seasons in history, the Lehigh men's and women's cross country teams will seek to build on their Patriot League Championships performances as the Mountain Hawks will compete in this Friday's Mid-Atlantic Regional Qualifiers in University Park, Pa. at 12 p.m.
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Ever since walking on to the track and field team her freshman year, senior Julia Perry has grown to be a leader. Her senior season was her first as a member of the Lehigh women's cross country team, but that didn't stop her from placing first overall in her very first collegiate race. As the Patriot League Championships kick off in Hamilton, NY on Saturday, lehighsports.com caught up with Perry and head coach Deb Utesch, to see what impact she has had on the team, and how cross country helps prepare her for track in the spring.
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The first Patriot League champion will be crowned on Saturday, as the cross country teams will take to the Harry H. Lang course in Hamilton, N.Y. in search of the first title of the fall 2012 season. The Lehigh men's cross country team will be seeking its first Patriot League Championship. The women will be in search of their second title in school history, the lone championship coming in 1992.
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Service Electric 2 Sports has this story from the 39th Annual Paul Short run.
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In a field of 40 colleges in the women's college Gold 6K race, the Lehigh women's cross country team finished 30th with an overall score of 840 points. The Mountain Hawks' top performer was senior Julia Perry who placed 146th out of the 360 finishers with a time of 22:37. It was just Perry's second cross country race of her career as she edged out junior Hannah Pierce who finished 162nd in 22:47 as the second Lehigh finisher.
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The Lehigh men's cross country team continued its impressive season with a ninth place finish in the men's college Gold 8K run at the 39th Annual Paul Short Run, presented by Brooks on the Goodman Campus Course. Junior co-captain Tyler Mueller was the Mountain Hawks' top finisher, placing 19th out of a field of 332 finishers with a time of 24:31.
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Lehigh University will yet again be the site of one of the largest cross country meets in the nation when over 5,000 runners from over 400 teams will be in the spotlight as the 39th Annual Paul Short Run, presented by Brooks, kicks off on Friday morning. The all-day event will start at 10 a.m. with the Open Women's 6K race and last until 5:45 p.m. Last year, the Lehigh men finished in 20th place out of 45 teams, while the women took home 24th out of 45 squads in the prestigious event.
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Fresh off its first place victory at the Lehigh Invitational on Aug. 31, the Lehigh men's cross country team is seeking to defend its 13-straight dual meet winning streak against Lafayette when the Mountain Hawks host the Leopards this Friday on the Goodman Campus Course at 6:20 p.m. Junior co-captain Tyler Mueller won the Lehigh Invitational after finishing with a time of 18:24.70.
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The Lehigh women's cross country team will be in search of its eighth consecutive dual meet victory over rival Lafayette when the Mountain Hawks host the Leopards on Friday, Sept. 14 at 5:45 p.m. The Mountain Hawks finished second in the Lehigh Invitational on Aug. 31, falling just 24 points shy of Delaware, but placed three runners inside the top 10.
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The Lehigh women's cross country team finished second in Friday night's Lehigh Invitational after finishing three runners in the top 10. The Mountain Hawks top finisher, Hannah Pierce, crossed the line in sixth place with a time of 22:57.91. Lehigh was clipped by Delaware after finishing with an overall team score of 50.
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The Lehigh men's cross country team took home the Lehigh Invitational title for the third consecutive year on Friday night after a team score of 29 points which included first-place finisher Tyler Mueller (18:24.70). The Mountain Hawks finished 85 points ahead of the 10-team field and placed three runners in the top five.
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The Lehigh men's cross country team is seeking to win the Lehigh Invitational for the third consecutive year when it hosts the event on Friday. The Mountain Hawks took the first five places for a perfect score of 15 points last year, including a first place finish by 2012 junior co-captain Jimmy Miller (18:45.80).
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The Lehigh women's cross country team is ready to open its 2012 season by hosting the Lehigh Invitational at the Goodman Campus Course on Friday. The Mountain Hawks took first place in last year's race and return five runners that placed inside the top 13 including Shannon Nelson who finished sixth with a time of 22:57.40.
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The Lehigh women's cross country team will rely on new faces to lead the pack in order to fill voids left by the spring graduates to compete in the upcoming season. With the return of experienced runners, including senior Samantha Anderson and junior Jessica Kendzor, Lehigh is primed for 2012.
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The Lehigh men's cross country team is geared up for a 2012 campaign that hopes to chase the elusive Patriot League Championship. Junior captains Jimmy Miller and Tyler Mueller, along with senior Lyle O'Brien will lead an experienced group that seeks to win the Patriot League Championship for the first time in school history.
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Two student-athletes from the Lehigh track and field team will participate in the 2012 NCAA East Regional which will be held in Jacksonville, Fla. on the campus of the University of North Florida on May 24-26. Senior Katherine Pierce will be racing in the 10,000-meter run on Thursday at 9:40 p.m. while senior Evans Kosgei will compete in the 3000-meter steeplechase Friday at 8:50 p.m.
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In its final meet of the outdoor season, the Lehigh men's and women's track and field teams will compete at the ECAC/IC4A Championships Friday through Sunday in Princeton, N.J. The Mountain Hawks will send 21 student-athletes from the men's side and 19 from the women's side, as they try to qualify for the NCAA Regionals and earn All-East honors. Lehigh is coming off a pair of strong performances at the Patriot League Championships, with the men capturing fourth place while the women took home third.
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The Lehigh men's and women's track and field teams will head to Worcester, Mass. this weekend to compete in the Patriot League Outdoor Championships. Both squads have had a stellar outdoor season and will look to continue to ride that momentum into the meet they have been training for all season. The Championships will begin Friday at 9 a.m. and start up again on Saturday at 11 a.m.
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The Lehigh men's and women's track and field teams will compete in a pair of meets this weekend as the Mountain Hawks will head to the prestigious Penn Relays Thursday-Saturday while Lehigh will also host the Lehigh Games on Goodman Campus Friday-Saturday. Both squads are coming off a pair of stellar weekends and will look to keep the momentum going into their final weekend before the Patriot League Championships.
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The Lehigh men's and women's track and field teams are set to visit Lafayette this Saturday to faceoff in a dual meet with action getting underway at 12:00 p.m. Lehigh swept the indoor dual meet with Lafayette in January as the Mountain Hawks haven't lost to the Leopards in outdoor or indoor competition since April 2010.
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Lehigh senior captain Alexandra Doersam is a two-time indoor track and field All-Patriot League member. She is the defending Patriot League indoor long jump champion and will look to repeat at the Championships this weekend. Doersam is having another stellar season, highlighted by a pair of broken school records. The Islip, N.Y. inspires others with her work on and off the track.
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After solid showings at the Patriot League Championships, 32 student-athletes from the Lehigh men's and women's track and field teams will compete at the IC4A/ECAC Championships this weekend. The men's events will start at 11 a.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday while the women will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at 1 p.m. Sunday. The men's team will be sending 21 qualifiers while the women have 11.
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The Lehigh track and field teams will head to Bucknell this weekend to compete in the Patriot League Championships, which will begin Friday and come to conclusion Sunday. This season has been filled with some stellar individual performances on the men's and women's side, and now the teams will look to put it all together in the meet they have been training for all season.
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In its lone dual meet of the season, the Lehigh men's and women's track and field teams defeated Lafayette Saturday at Rauch Fieldhouse. The men's team won 97-84, using its depth while junior Christopher Buck won the weight throw and shot pot. The women dominated 109.5-71.5, led by senior Alexandra Doersam who broke a pair of her own school records in the 60-meter dash and the long jump.
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The Lehigh men's and women's track and field teams will host Lafayette Saturday in a dual meet at Rauch Fieldhouse that is set to begin at 2 p.m. Both Lehigh teams are coming off victories at the Mountain Hawk Invite last week which was highlighted by a pair of broken school records. At last year's dual meet vs. the Leopards, the men's team won 107-74 while the women's team won 101-80.
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In the second event of the season and final event of the fall semester, the Lehigh track and field teams had a solid showing Friday at the Fast Times Before Finals meet inside Rauch Fieldhouse. The meet was unscored, but Lehigh enjoyed a number of great performances including eight first-place finishes and a trio of Mountain Hawks who had ECAC-qualifying distances for the second-straight week.
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The Lehigh men's and women's track and field teams will begin its indoor season with the Season Opener on Friday at Rauch Field House on the Goodman Campus beginning at 3:30 p.m. Lehigh will be one of seven teams competing as the Mountain Hawks begin the journey en route to what they are hoping will end in a Patriot League Championship.
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The Lehigh women'scross country team will compete at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Qualifying race on Saturday at 12:15 p.m. in Princess Anne, Md. The Mountain Hawks will look to cap off a successful season by hoping to improve upon their current No. 13 regional ranking. Lehigh finished ninth last year led by Katherine Pierce who finished 27th, as she will be looking to finish inside the Top 25 this year
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The Lehigh men's cross country team will compete at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Qualifying race on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Princess Anne, Md. The Mountain Hawks will look to cap off a successful season by hoping to improve upon their current No. 10 ranking in the region. Lehigh finished 15th last year led by Evans Kosgei who finished 13th, becoming the first ever Lehigh men's qualifier in the new format.
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The Lehigh cross country teams braved the elements on Saturday to host the Patriot League Championships on a snowy Goodman Campus as the men's team ran to a third-place finish while the women finished in fifth. A pair of Mountain Hawks earned All-Patriot League laurels as senior Evans Kosgei paced the men fourth while senior Katherine Pierce finished second to lead the women.
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It's the meet that the Lehigh men's and women's cross country teams prepare for from Day 1. From staying in shape in the summer to the preseason work outs, the Mountain Hawks are set for their most important race of the season to-date as they host the Patriot League Championships on Goodman Campus Saturday. The men's race will start at 11 a.m. and the women will follow with a noon start.
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The Lehigh men's cross country team will split up its squad as it has two races in two days. One group of Mountain Hawks will travel to the Penn State National Invitational on Friday and the other to the Lafayette Invitational on Saturday. Friday's meet in University Park, Pa. will commence at 10 a.m. while the competition the following day in Easton will begin at 10 a.m. Lehigh will be running on fresh legs after 13 days without competition following the Paul Short Run on September 30th. Lehighsports.com caught up with head coach Todd Etters to preview the big weekend ahead.
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The Lehigh women's cross country team will split squads as it has two races in two days this weekend. The Mountain Hawks will travel to the Penn State National Invitational on Friday and the Lafayette Invitational on Saturday. Friday's meet in University Park, Pa. will commence at 11:00 a.m. while the competition the following day in Easton will begin at 10:45 a.m. Lehigh will be running on fresh legs after 13 days without competition following the Paul Short Run on September 30th. Lehighsports.com caught up with head coach Debbie Utesch to preview the big weekend ahead.
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Lehigh Athletics hosted the 38th annual Paul Short Run presented by Brooks on September 30, 2011. More than 5,000 runners from 450 colleges and high schools took part in the biggest event in its history. Take an inside look at the event with these highlights and interviews with both Lehigh coaches Debbie Utesch and Todd Etters, and assistant athletic director and meet director Greg Schulze.
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On Friday, September 30th, Lehigh University will play host to one of the largest cross country meets in the nation as the 38th-annual Paul Short Run, presented by Brooks takes center stage on the Goodman Campus Course. More than 5,000 runners from 450 colleges and high schools are scheduled to compete in races throughout the morning and afternoon.
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Lehigh hosted the 38th-annual Paul Short Run presented by Brooks on Friday at the Goodman Campus. The Lehigh men's cross country team came away with a 20th-place finish out of 45 teams in the men's Gold 8K race. The Mountain Hawks were led by Evans Kosgei who placed 10th overall out of 402 runners with a time of 24:25. The women's team finished 24th out of 45 teams in the women's Gold 6K race led by Katherine Pierce who placed 66th overall out of 396 runners with a time of 21:44.
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Lehigh Athletics hosted the 38th Annual Paul Short Run on Friday, Sept. 30. More than 5,000 runners from 450 colleges and high schools took part in the biggest event in its history.
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The Lehigh women's cross country team has begun preseason practice in preparation for a highly-anticipated fall season. The Mountain Hawks finished ninth in regionals last year and look to continue the success into 2011. Lehighsports.com caught up with senior captain and All-Patriot League honoree Katherine Pierce, along with head coach Debbie Utesch.
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(10/5/10) Highlights from the 2010 Brooks Paul Short Run on the Goodman Campus.
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Lehigh track and field teams head to Easton, Pa. beginning on Friday May 6th, to compete in the 2011 Patriot League Championships. Last week at the Penn Relays, Evans Kosgei finished in 8:58 in the men's steeplechase -a season high for any Patriot League athlete in 2011. Kosgei hopes to break his personal record this weekend, and Lehighsports.com gives you 60 seconds with Evans!