Monthly Archives: November 2010

>Preseason Men’s Dual Meet Rankings

>This year I will again be doing dual meet rankings for college track and field.  The rules… Only teams who have scheduled one or more scored meets of four or fewer teams are eligible for ranking. A team may not … Continue reading

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>Preseason Women’s Dual Meet Rankings

>See yesterday’s men’s rankings for the criteria by which teams are ranked. Again, these are preliminary and based only on last year’s indoor marks made by returning athletes. 1. BYU2. Oregon3. Clemson4. Ohio State5. Texas A&M6. Georgia7. Nebraska8. Princeton9. LSU10. … Continue reading

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>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn this week? Joseph Ebuya is back. Last year’s World Cross Country champion had a disappointing summer, running only 13:11 and well beaten in big races. In his first race of the new cross country season he … Continue reading

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>Trivia of the week

>Of the standard (Olympic) events, what is the oldest meet record at the Drake Relays? – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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>What’s On: The Weekend

>Cross CountryThe Budapest Challenge, an EAA Permit cross country meet, takes place on Saturday in the Hungarian capital’s Népliget Park.Meet websiteEAA preview The fourth meet in the KCB/Athletics Kenya Cross Country series takes place on Saturday in Kangaru-Embu. The UK … Continue reading

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>Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>Tomorrow will be the 101st running of Cincinnati’s Thanksgiving Day Race, the oldest of the hundreds of similar races held across the country.  In honor of that is a rememberance of Cincinnati’s Ted Corbitt, one of the running communities’ most important men who … Continue reading

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>Sunday Evening Decathlete: Special Tuesday Edition

>What did we learn at the NCAA Cross Country Championships? No surprise winners. All four of my picks for team and individual champions, as posted at Spiked Up Psyched Up, came through for the wins. I thought I was making … Continue reading

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>What’s On: The Weekend

>NCAA Championships The NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships are Monday in Terre Haute, Indiana.Women at 12:08 PM EST, Men at 12:48 Meet website / Flotrack coverage / Cross Country Town USA page LIVE webcast begins at Noon on Monday … Continue reading

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>Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>It’s been a little while since I’ve done one of these.  Today’s pick is in honor of cross country season, a 1979 profile of the oldest annual cross country race in the USA. The Northfield Mount Hermon School is situated … Continue reading

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>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn this week? How things stack up for the NCAA Cross Country Championships.  Nine regional meets were held yesterday to determine the qualifiers, with the top two teams automatically qualifying with another thirteen teams receiving at-large bids.  … Continue reading

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