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Scheuer, Quinones break personal records at Capital Cross Challenge

Scheuer, Quinones break personal records at Capital Cross Challenge

Lanea Florence
October 2, 2016
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country team competed in the Capital Cross Challenge at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex with mixed results on Saturday. The men’s team finished in 13th place out of 16 teams in the 8k race, which was just behind the women’s team at 11th place out of 15...

Cross country captain is off to the races

Cross country captain is off to the races

Noah Alvarez
September 22, 2016
Filed under Cross Country, Featured, Sports

One of Sacramento State’s best cross country runners is an athlete who didn’t pick up the sport until five years ago as a sophomore in high school. Gracie Albano, 20, has emerged as one of the key leaders for a fledgling Sac State women’s cross country team — most recently finishing in thir...

Hornets off to the races at Aggie Open

Hornets off to the races at Aggie Open

Brian Ingebretsen
September 5, 2016
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country teams both opened their seasons with losses to UC Davis at the annual Aggie Open on Saturday morning. However, the day wasn’t without accomplishments as Sac State sophomore Amy Quinones (14.47), juniors Gracie Albano (14:51) and Sam Scheuer (1...

Tale of two seasons for both teams

Mike McGough
December 4, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

It turned out to be a tale of two seasons for Sacramento State’s men’s and women’s cross country teams, which ended their season on different notes.A 14th place finish by the women’s team out of 34 qualifying schools at the NCAA Division I West Regional on Nov. 14 at Stanford was a good sendof...

Hornets preparing for the NCAA Division I Cross Country West Regional

Mike McGough
November 24, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

After a disappointing race at the Big Sky Conference Cross Country Championships in North Dakota, Sacramento State’s team hopes for a bounce back performance when they race Friday at the NCAA Division I Cross Country West Regional, hosted by Stanford.Only the women’s team will see a full chance ...

Sac State places 14th in NCAA West Regional at Stanford

Mike McGough
November 14, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Rebounding from a disappointing performance at the Big Sky Conference Championships Nov. 1 in North Dakota, Sacramento State’s women’s cross country team finished 14th of 34 qualifying teams in Friday’s NCAA Division I West Regional at Stanford.Senior Amanda Garcia led the way for the Hornets in ...

Doc Adams Invitational, last race for men’s cross country team

Mike McGough
November 8, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

After more than two months of ups, downs and injuries, Sacramento State’s men’s cross country team ended their season Saturday at the Doc Adams Invitational in Davis, while three runners from the women’s team competed for the right to race one more time.Freshman Annette Acosta’s efforts earned h...

Berlioux highlights Big Sky Conference cross country championships

Mike McGough
November 1, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Sacramento State’s cross country team competed in the 2014 Big Sky Conference Championships on Saturday in Grand Forks, North Dakota, where senior Chloe Berlioux was a bright spot amidst some struggles.Berlioux finished third overall in the women’s 5K as the team took ninth place among the 12 conference ...

Men’s track finish second, women struggle in Big Sky championships

Men’s track finish second, women struggle in Big Sky championships

State Hornet Staff
March 4, 2014
Filed under Cross Country

Sacramento State’s men and women’s track teams finished second and fourth overall at the Big Sky Indoor Conference Championship in Pocatello, Idaho, on Saturday. The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks finished first overall in men’s and women’s competition.The men’s team finished with 89.5 total po...

Morgan Pope has been chasing her dreams since childhood

State Hornet Staff
February 25, 2014
Filed under Cross Country

Most 2-year-olds grow up running around the house, but Sacramento State senior sprinter Morgan Pope grew up running around the track.Since she could walk, Pope’s life has been consumed by track and has spent time perfecting her craft.“We figured she had a special talent when she was really young...

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