Posts Tagged ‘Cross-Country’

Tigers find triumph

In her first ever university level cross-country race, Dalhousie runner Savanna Jordan won. “Yeah, I am excited,” said a smiling Jordan after the race. Racing at the Dalhousie/Saint Mary’s Invitational at Point Pleasant Park on a humid Saturday, Sept. 23rd, Jordan finished the women’s 6 km race in 22:39, which was 12 seconds faster than…

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Trent Lynds has high hopes

Trent Lynds wants to be the AUS Rookie of the Year. It’s a bold statement, but Lynds has plenty to back it up. The first year psychology student was the best graduating cross country runner in the province last year, and he’s had an unbelievable start to his Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) career. After taking…

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CIS Cross-Country Championships recap

The Dalhousie Tigers squad wrapped up their season with the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Cross Country Championships on Nov. 12, as men and women took on a difficult course at the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City. The women dropped several places as a team from last year, falling from fifth overall in 2015 to 10th this year. Colleen…

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AUS cross-country championship recap

The Dalhousie Tigers cross-country team has been nothing if not consistent this year. With the exception of the University of New Brunswick Invitational, which included teams from Quebec, the women won every meet with the men taking second place across the board. The Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Championships this past weekend marked the first time…

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Colleen Wilson leads the way for Dalhousie

If you had asked Colleen Wilson several years ago if she expected to be leading the pack around cross country courses all over Atlantic Canada at university meets, she wouldn’t have known how to respond. The Dalhousie Tiger phenom raced at a provincial level in high school, but says the emphasis at the time was…

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Semester in review

The two-year ‘Reign of Froese’ ended in May, and with the sports section under the supervision of Ben and Dan, there have been some noteworthy changes. We’ve added some shiny features (who doesn’t love the Ticker and the Water Cooler?), managed to score some sweet covers (we would’ve had more if there were a few…

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Cross-country champions

It’s what the Dalhousie men’s and women’s cross-country teams have been working for throughout the year. All the early morning practices, the vigorous training schedule and the competition during the regular season leads to one moment: the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championships. The Tigers pursued their moment at the Université de Moncton on Oct. 26.…

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Cross-country meet descends on Point Pleasant

Saturday, Oct. 6 proved to be a good day for Dalhousie’s cross-country runners, as both the men’s and women’s teams found success during the SMU-Dal Invitational at Point Pleasant Park. The Tigers placed first in the women’s 6km race with a score of 20 points, aided by Ellen Chappell’s individual second-place finish. Melissa Hardy of…

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Taking it all in stride

It's a run-derful life for graduating Tigers runner Holly Van Gestel. (David Munro photo)

While spectator sports such as basketball, hockey and soccer garner the majority of fan attention at Dalhousie, some of the less publicized teams are equally deserving of the public eye. Holly Van Gestel would agree. “I think that if people gave running a bit more of a chance, they would also fall in love with…

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