2016-17 Women's Cross Country News

February 9, 2017
Women’s XC Named NCAA DII All-Academic Team
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Augusta University women’s cross country team was named a 2016 NCAA Division II Cross Country All-Academic Team by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Thursday afternoon.

December 2, 2016
Jaguar XC Picks Up Three Student-Athletes In Early Signing Period
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head men’s and women’s cross country coach Adam Ward gained three new student-athletes in the National Letter of Intent (NLI) early signing period. The Jaguars signed freshman Miranda Taylor to the women’s squad while the men picked up freshmen Walker Inman and Chandler Kennedy for the 2017 season.

November 14, 2016
Augusta Cross Country Wraps 2016 Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country teams concluded the 2016 season at the NCAA Regionals. Both squads stayed inside the top-10 regional rankings all year and never finished worse than seventh in every race.

November 8, 2016
Augusta Cross Country Trio Named NCAA All-Region
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Augusta University cross country freshman Pricilla Cartwright, sophomore Daniel Broadhead, and junior Dylan Forester were named All-Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday morning. All-Region honorees for NCAA Division II Cross Country were recognized following the weekend’s NCAA regional championships meets around the country.

November 5, 2016
Augusta WXC Seventh At NCAA Southeast Regional
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Augusta University women’s cross country team made their 10th team appearance in the last 12 years at the NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday morning and earned seventh place out of 27 teams in the 6K race at the Montevallo XC Course. The team finished top 10 in every race this year and the regional finish was the best for the Jaguars in the last five years.

November 2, 2016
Augusta WXC Ready For NCAA Regionals Nov. 5 At Montevallo
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Augusta University men's and women's cross country teams have wrapped the regular-season, competed at the conference championships, and now it's time for the 2016 NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the University of Montevallo.

October 27, 2016
Pricilla Cartwright Named PBC Freshman of the Year, Lara Way All-Conference
AUGUSTA, Ga. – At the conclusion of the 2016 Peach Belt Conference Championship on Oct. 22 in Milledgeville, the top 15 runners were named to the All-Conference squad. Augusta University women’s cross country junior Lara Way took 10th place to earn All-Conference and Pricilla Cartwright was the first finishing freshman in 11th place to be named All-Conference and the PBC Freshman of the Year.

October 22, 2016
Augusta WXC Takes Third At Peach Belt Conference Championships
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The 2016 Peach Belt Conference Cross Country Championships were held Saturday, Oct. 22 on the campus of Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga., and the Augusta Jaguars women’s team earned third place out of 13 teams.

October 21, 2016
PBC Presents Regular-Season Cross Country Awards
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference presented several men's and women's cross country awards on Friday night at a reception on the eve of the PBC Championships in Milledgeville, Ga., on the campus of Georgia College. Augusta University had four athletes earn All-Academic honors and two named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.

October 20, 2016
Jaguars Prepared For Peach Belt Conference Championships Oct. 22
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The regular season is in the books and the Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country teams travel to the Peach Belt Conference Championships Saturday, Oct. 22 on the campus of Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga. The PBC and Georgia College host a men’s 10k at women’s 6K at the Counsel Farm course.

October 15, 2016
Women’s XC Wins Jaguar Cross Country Challenge With Six In Top 10
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s cross country team won their home event on Friday evening in the Jaguar Cross Country Challenge at the newly-opened Jackson Cross Country Course and Trails on the Flowing Wells Campus of the Episcopal Day School. Augusta crossed the finish line first in the 6K out of six teams as junior Lara Way won the individual title for her second victory on the year.

October 10, 2016
Augusta Hosts Jaguar Cross Country Challenge Oct. 14
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's and women's cross country teams host the eighth annual Jaguar Cross Country Challenge on Friday, Oct. 14 at the newly-opened Jackson Cross Country Course and Trails on the Flowing Wells Campus of the Episcopal Day School.

October 8, 2016
Women’s XC Fifth At Saint Leo National Preview Meet
ST. LEO, Fla. – After a three-week pause from official competition, the Augusta University women’s cross country team hit the course on Saturday morning for the Saint Leo XC Nationals Preview Meet in St. Leo, Fla., and took fifth out of nine teams in the 6K race.

October 4, 2016
Augusta Sets Sights On Saint Leo XC Nationals Preview Meet Oct.
SAINT. LEO, Fla. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country will get their first look at the national championship course on Saturday, Oct. 8 when they race the Saint Leo XC Nationals Preview Meet in St. Leo, Fla.

September 18, 2016
Jags WXC Snags Seventh At Montevallo XC Classic
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Augusta University women’s cross country team sealed seventh place out of 12 teams on Saturday morning at the Montevallo XC Classic in Montevallo, Ala.

September 15, 2016
Jags XC Heads To Montevallo Falcon Classic Sept. 17
MONTEVALLO, Ala.- The Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country programs will race their second event of the young season on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Montevallo Falcon Classic in Montevallo, Ala.

September 14, 2016
Women’s XC Climbs Three Spots In NCAA Southeast Region
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Augusta Jaguars’ second-place finish at the Georgia College Bobcat Invitational on Sept. 10 boosted their position by three spots in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) week one NCAA regional rankings. The Jags moved from 10th to seventh in the Southeast Region.

September 10, 2016
Women’s XC Runs To Second Place To Open Year At Georgia College Invitational
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s cross country team broke open the 2016 campaign on Saturday morning at the Georgia College Bobcat Invitational in Milledgeville, Ga. The Jaguars placed second behind the North Georgia Nighthawks in the 15-team field.

August 30, 2016
NCAA DII Preseason Regional Rankings Unveiled, Jags Sit 10th
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With the opening weekend of NCAA Division II Cross Country already upon us starting this Thursday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced its preseason Regional Rankings. The Augusta University men’s cross country team is ranked eighth and the women 10th for the NCAA Southeast Region.

August 16, 2016
Jags Fifth In Peach Belt Preseason Coaches Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s cross country team was ranked fifth in the Peach Belt Conference preseason coaches poll, released Tuesday morning from the league office.

August 12, 2016
Augusta Cross Country/Track & Field Announces 5K Race Fundraiser
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar men’s and women’s cross country and track & field teams announced the Augusta University Run for the GreenJackets 5K for Saturday, Sept. 3 beginning at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

July 28, 2016
Augusta University Announces 2016 Cross Country Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country teams revealed their schedule for the upcoming 2016 season which features four regular-season meets including the Jaguar Cross Country Challenge Oct. 14.

July 27, 2016
‘The Extra Mile’ Documentary On Alumnus Pardon Ndhlovu’s Road To Rio 2016 Premieres Aug. 4
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta community is invited to meet Olympian and Augusta University alumnus Pardon Ndhlovu at the premiere of “The Extra Mile,” a documentary short about the marathon runner’s road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

July 25, 2016
Ward Welcomes Four To Women’s XC
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s cross country program boosted their lineups with the addition of four new student-athletes for the approaching 2016 season. Head coach Adam Ward announced the signing of Kate Boland, Priscilla Cartwright, Rachel Hammesfahr, and Lara Way.