2019 Owls Men's Cross Country News

  • Owls Athletics Ranks 9th in USCAA Directors Cup Standings
    December 04, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. – The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) has revealed the first round of 2019-2020 Director Cup standings. The standings consist of results from the 2019 USCAA Golf, Volleyball, Soccer, and Cross Country National Championships in addition to points for 2019 National Convention attendance and sports offering.
  • Cross Country Competes Well at USCAA National Championship
    November 08, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Owls men’s and women’s cross country team concluded the 2019 season at the USCAA National Championship in Virginia Beach, Va. In chilly 40 degree temperatures and 20 mph winds, Madeline Newman and Caroline Greer competed well for the women’s team while David Young, Jonathan Mathis, David Standifer, Joshua Maughan, and Chase Norsworthy formed a 5-man team for The W.
  • Owls Men's and Women's Cross Country to Compete in USCAA National Championship
    November 08, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W Athletics Department is sending the men’s cross country team and two members of the women’s cross country team to compete at the upcoming USCAA Cross Country National Championship in Virginia Beach on Friday, Nov. 8.
  • Men's Cross Country Finishes Strong in Last Meet of the Regular Season
    October 12, 2019
    JACKSON, Miss. – The Owls men’s cross country team finished 18th in a field of 20 during the 2019 Mississippi College Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 12. With an average time of 31:57.55 and a point total of 552, The W outpaced the University of Arkansas-Monticello by 17 points and Stillman College by 47 points.
  • PR's All-Around for the Men's Cross Country Team
    October 05, 2019
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Freshman Jonathan Mathis leads the pack in the Owls first 8k run of the season at the Rhodes Cross Country Invitational Saturday morning at Shelby Farm in Memphis Tenn. With a combined time of 2:47:09 and a score of 676, the Owls completed the race in 21st place. The Owls missed out placing the University of Arkansas – Monticello by one point.
  • Men's Cross Country Best Six Teams, Women Outpace Four in JSU Foothills Invitational
    October 05, 2019
    OXFORD, Ala. – The Owls men’s cross-country team bested six teams and the women outpaced four teams during the 2019 Jacksonville State University Foothill Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 5. The men outran several NCAA Division II and NAIA schools including Lane College, Rust College, and Tuskegee University and one NCAA Division I school Kennesaw State. The women's team overcame Miles College, Shorter University, Lane, and Rust. 
  • Mathis Helps Lead Owls in 8th Place Finish
    September 14, 2019
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Owls men’s cross country team outpaced NAIA-opponent Tougaloo College to finish eighth in the Allstate Cross Country Sugar Bowl Festival Saturday morning. The W found its stride on the course to record 203 points and an average time of 19:28.
  • Men Finish 10th, Women Finish 9th in MC Season Opener
    August 30, 2019
    CLINTON, Miss. – The W men’s cross-country team finished tenth with 253 points, 205 behind first-place University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff to start the season on Friday at the 5,000-meter Mississippi College Season Opener.
  • Cross Country Season Opens at MC
    August 29, 2019
    CLINTON, Miss – The Owls men’s and women’s cross country team will kick-off the 2019 season at the Mississippi College Season Opener at Choctaw Trails on Friday, Aug. 30.
  • Dedrick Burnett Joins Owls Track and Field and Cross Country Staff
    July 24, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. - Dedrick Burnett was named as the assistant coach for the Owls cross country and track and field programs. Burnett joins The W staff after spending seven years in Jackson, Miss. as the equipment manager and graduate assistant coach at Jackson State University and a volunteer coach with the Mississippi Trackstars summer track club for youth athletes ages 6-18.