The State Hornet

Reesey Byers on the running path to success

Satchi Hover

November 6, 2013

Reesey Byers overcame challenges that could have deterred his path toward becoming the face of the Sacramento State cross country team. A native of Bakersfield, Calif., Byers was born 3 months early and weighed only 2 pounds and 15 ounces. The doctors told his mother that he would not make it, but he ...

Cross country coach overcame obstacles to get to Sac State

Satchi Hover

October 9, 2013

If you ask Sacramento State cross country head coach Joe Eby about achieving personal goals in the face of adversity, he could tell you a thing or two about doing as much – and then some.The first-year head coach from Ravenna, Ohio began his pursuit of a cross country career when he was a junior in high school. He had...

Sac State could not keep pace at Inter-Regional Jamboree

Satchi Hover

October 5, 2013

Sacramento State’s cross country team hosted the Inter-Regional Jamboree at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex Thursday.The men’s team finished seventh in the 8K with 221 team points while the women finished fourth in the 5K with 102 team points.Senior Reesey Byers led the men’s squad, placing 6th with a tim...

Sac State men’s and women’s cross country impress at Stanford Invitational

Satchi Hover

October 2, 2013

Sacramento State’s cross-country team completed the Stanford Invitational Saturday with the women’s side finishing 2nd in the 6k run and the men landing in 7th for the 8k run.Seniors Rachel Mitchell and Lauren Mugnaini both finished with times of 21:30 for the women, ranking fifth and sixth individually. Stanf...

Byers and Rea lead cross country in NCAA West Regional competition

Byers and Rea lead cross country in NCAA West Regional competition

James Heck

November 10, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team finished 18th and the women’s team did not score today at the NCAA West Regional in Seattle. Reesey Byers led the men’s team with a 42nd place finish with a time of 30:28.34 over the 10k course. Byers’ time is ranked as the third highest in school his...

Cross country has strong showing in Davis

Cross country has strong showing in Davis

James Heck

November 3, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team finished second and the women’s team finished first today at the Doc Adams Invitational at the Putah Creek Reserve course in Davis. Junior Reesey Byers led the men’s team with a third place overall finish in the 8k with 24:08. On the women’s side, Jus...

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

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

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...

Men’s cross country suffers its first loss of the season on Santa Clarita soil

Men’s cross country suffers its first loss of the season on Santa Clarita soil

James Heck

September 21, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team suffered its first loss of the 2012 season today at the Pac-12 Preview at the Robinson Ranch Golf Course in Santa Clarita. Northern Arizona won the men’s 8k Invite with 23 points, followed by UCLA with 58 and Arizona State with 66. Cal Poly came in fourth w...

Hornet runners plan post-college careers

Hornet runners plan post-college careers

James Heck

September 18, 2012

For the cross country runners on the Sacramento State men’s and women’s teams, the emphasis of their training and commitment pertain to collegiate running. After college, the different avenues runners can or want to pursue depend on athletic ability, opportunity and sheer desire to continue runn...

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