2017 Men's Cross Country News

  • Salisbury Sophomore Branson Oduor Secures CAC Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week Award
    September 19, 2017
    Salisbury sophomore Branson Oduor secured CAC Athlete of the Week honors after taking third place out of 315 runners at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational over the weekend. Oduor crossed the finish in a time of 25:26.31 to earn the third-place finish. It was Oduor's best finish of the season for the maroon and gold and helped SU to third place in the team standings. 
  • Frostburg State Junior Robert Romano Named CAC Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week
    September 12, 2017
    Frostburg State junior Robert Romano was named the CAC Athlete of the Week after powering the Bobcats to the Westmoreland CCC Invitational trophy for the second-straight year. Romano, who won the Westmoreland CCC Invitational the last two seasons, finished first among Division III runners at the event, and second overall. He completed the 5k course in 16:51. 
  • Christopher Newport Senior JJ LaPointe Secures CAC Men's Cross Country Weekly Honors
    September 06, 2017
    Christopher Newport senior JJ LaPointe secured CAC Athlete of the Week honors after winning the 5k at the Mary Washington Cross Country Opener last Friday at the Clift Farm Road Course. LaPointe posted a time of 14:50.0, which topped the next closest competitor by over 18 seconds. His performance also helped CNU secure the team title as nine Captains finished in the top-10 during the competition, leading the squad to a score of 19. 
  • Christopher Newport Unanimous Pick to Capture Third Straight CAC Men's Cross Country Title
    August 25, 2017
    Christopher Newport was the unanimous choice to win its third straight title in the 2017 Capital Athletic Conference Men's Cross Country Preseason Poll. The Captains earned nine first-place votes and 81 points to land atop the voting among the conference head coaches. 
  • Sarah Lagasse Named Head Cross Country Coach at Christopher Newport
    July 28, 2017
    Sarah Lagasse has been named the head coach of the Christopher Newport cross country program and will also serve as a track & field assistant with the Captains after building an extensive résumé as both a national championship coach and record-setting student-athlete.