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Reesey Byers runs like the wind, leads cross country

Reesey Byers runs like the wind, leads cross country

James Heck
October 30, 2012
Filed under Sports, Track And Field

He humbly shook my hand the first time I met him. He seemed shy and reserved, probably nervous. He tricked me. When discussing his experiences running, junior Reesey Byers can hardly contain his enthusiasm. Byers was born on March 3, 1992, in Bakersfield. When he was two years old, he was adopted by...

Cross Country teams wrap up Big Sky Championships

Cross Country teams wrap up Big Sky Championships

James Heck
October 28, 2012
Filed under Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team placed fifth and the women’s team placed eighth at the Big Sky Conference Cross Country Championships Saturday at Buffalo Park in Flagstaff, Ariz. Northern Arizona and Weber State won the men’s and women’s races, respectively, by placing three runners in ...

Cross country runners prepare for conference championships

Cross country runners prepare for conference championships

James Heck
October 22, 2012
Filed under Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete at the Big Sky Championships on Saturday at Buffalo Park in Flagstaff, Ariz.   For the first time in the 2012 cross country season, all 11conference teams will compete in the same meet.   The Big Sky...

Cross country falters in Santa Clara

Cross country falters in Santa Clara

James Heck
October 13, 2012
Filed under Track And Field

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team finished seventh and the women’s team finished 11th today at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational at San Jose. Junior Reesey Byers led the men’s team with an eighth overall finish in the 8k course with a time of 24:15.1. On the women’s side, Justine R...

Women’s cross country drops to Nevada in unexpected relay race

Women’s cross country drops to Nevada in unexpected relay race

James Heck
October 6, 2012
Filed under Track And Field

The Sacramento State women’s cross country team lost to the Nevada Wolf Pack Friday in a dual meet at the Rancho San Rafael Park at the Nevada Chase Race. The Wolf Pack beat the Hornets 23-32 in their final home meet of the season. The Wolf Pack had three of the top five runners, including the top ov...

Reesey Byers leads men’s cross country to a seventh-place finish

Reesey Byers leads men’s cross country to a seventh-place finish

James Heck
September 29, 2012
Filed under Track And Field

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team finished seventh overall today at the Dellinger Invitational in Springfield, Ore. BYU and Oregon dominated the meet, finishing first with 32 points and second with 49 points, respectively. The next closest team was Southern Utah finishing third with 111 p...

Cross country faces obstacles

James Heck
September 27, 2012
Filed under Track And Field

Adapting to change is something the 2012 Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country teams do on a weekly basis. Each week the runners compete on a different cross country course. No two races are the same. The Hornets’ first race of the season was Aug. 31 at the UC Davis Aggie Open at the Put...

Sac State takes Causeway Cup with outdoor track win over Davis

Sac State takes Causeway Cup with outdoor track win over Davis

State Hornet Staff
April 28, 2012
Filed under Track And Field

The athletes of Sacramento State completed a dramatic comeback to take the 2011-2012 Causeway Cup Friday, when the men and women of Sac State track and field defeated UC Davis in the Causeway Classic dual meet.The Hornets came back from a 30-point deficit in January and left it up to track and field to win th...

Track redshirts become strategy for coach Raske

Track redshirts become strategy for coach Raske

JJ Williams
March 27, 2012
Filed under Track And Field

Prior to the 2004 season the Sacramento State track and field programs had never placed higher than fourth in a Big Sky Conference Championship meet; since 2008, the Hornets have won 11 total conference championships. Since taking the helm of the program in 2004, Director of Track & Field/Cross Country Kathleen R...

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