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Iowa runners Lauren McMahon (left) and Miriam Sandeen	 (right) compete in the Hawkeye Invite meet at the Ashton Cross Country Course on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021.

Iowa women’s cross country wins 2021 Dirksen-Greeno Invitational

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 19, 2021

The Iowa women’s cross country team finished first in the 5,000-meter race at the 2021 Dirksen-Greeno Invitational in Lincoln, Nebraska, Saturday morning. Just three points separated first-place...

Iowa runner Nick Trattner races Drake’s Enzo Marie at the Hawkeye Invite at the Ashton Cross Country Course on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. Trattner and Marie finished second (18:22.1) and third (18:22.8), respectively.

Iowa cross country prepared for Dirksen-Greeno Invitational

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 16, 2021

The Iowa men’s and women’s cross country teams will travel to Mahoney Park Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska, for the Dirksen-Greeno Invitational this Saturday. Mahoney Park hosted the 2018 Big...

Iowa runner Gabby Skopec competes in the Hawkeye Invite meet at the Ashton Cross Country Course on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021.

Iowa women’s cross country relies on upperclassmen for leadership

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 15, 2021

For the last four years, Emma Gordon and Gabby Skopec have participated in one common activity: Running. Gordon has raced for Iowa’s cross country and track teams since 2018. Skopec started running...

Photo of Kelli Tosic. Contributed.

Iowa cross country kicks off 2021 season at Hawkeye Invite

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 3, 2021

After two years away from the course, Iowa men’s and women’s cross country kicked off the 2021 season Friday night in the Hawkeye Invitational at the Ashton Cross Country Course.  The Hawkeye...

The women’s 4k begins at the Hawkeye Invitational at Ashton Cross Country Course on Friday, September 6, 2019. Iowa State senior Abby Caldwell went on to win the race with a time of 14:02.0. The Hawkeyes defeated six other teams to finish first overall for both men’s and women’s races.

Iowa cross country ready for Hawkeye Invitational

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 2, 2021

After nearly a full season off in 2020, the Iowa cross country team will return to the course this fall for five regular season meets. The Hawkeyes couldn’t compete last fall because the Big Ten...

Liberty High Schools Cross Country team listens to their coaches before practice at Liberty High School in North Liberty, Iowa on August 30th, 2021. Liberty High School Cross Country is ranked in the top 5 in Iowa in class 4A. (Cole Krutzfield/The Daily Iowan)

High school 4A boys cross county rivals ranked in top-five

Caitlin Crome, Sports Reporter September 2, 2021

The Iowa City High School and Liberty High School boys’ cross country programs are ready to make a statement this season. City High started its 2020 campaign unranked in the preseason poll. The...

Photo of Kelli Tosic. Contributed.

Freshmen break out as stars for Iowa cross country

Lauren Swanson, Sports Reporter February 3, 2021

A select number of Hawkeye runners competed at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships in Shelbyville, Indiana, on Jan. 30. The majority of the Hawkeyes that participated in the meet were freshmen,...

University of Iowa Sophomore, Aly Weum, competes in the 400 meter dash preliminaries during the second day of the Big Ten Track and Field Outdoor Championships at Cretzmeyer Track on Saturday, May, 2019. Weum placed tenth in the 400 meter dash preliminaries.

Weum powers through uncertainty

Lauren Swanson, Sports Reporter December 10, 2020

In what might be her last season as a Hawkeye runner, senior Aly Weum has gone through her most atypical year so far. On Aug. 11, the Big Ten Conference postponed all fall sports to the spring....

The University of Iowa’s Spencer Smith attempts to pass Drake University’s Kevin Kelly during the Hawkeye Invitational on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 at the Ashton Cross Country Course. The Hawkeyes prevailed over six other teams to win first place overall in the men’s and women’s races. Smith finished in 7th place with a time of 18:25.3, while Kelly placed 14th overall.

Junior Spencer Smith highlights his reaction to postponement of cross-country season

Lauren Swanson, Sports Reporter November 15, 2020

For junior runner Spencer Smith, the fall 2020 semester has not gone as he envisioned it would just a few months ago. On Aug. 11, the Big Ten Conference postponed all fall sports to a later date...

Iowa distance runner Gabby Skopec competes in the women’s 3000m run during the Hawkeye Invitational at the University of Iowa Recreation Building on Saturday, Jan 11, 2020. Skopec earned second with a time of 10:10.25.

Senior Gabby Skopec reflects on past seasons as a Hawkeye runner

Lauren Swanson, Sports Reporter November 10, 2020

This season has definitely not been what senior Gabby Skopec had in mind for her last year as a Hawkeye runner. The Big Ten Conference voted to postpone all fall sports to a later date on Aug. 11...

Runners compete in the mile run premier during the Black and Gold Invitational at the University of Iowa Recreation Building on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Grace Rowan of Eastern Illinois led the field with a time of 4:56.26.

Tosic’s Hawkeye career off to odd start

Lauren Swanson, Sports Reporter November 3, 2020

This fall has not gone exactly as freshman cross country and track runner Kelli Tosic had envisioned. Starting her career as a collegiate runner in the midst of a pandemic has made things less than...

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