Recent Men's Cross Country Headlines
Rio coach Bob Willey watches as Valley High's Alex Craft signs with the RedStorm
Rio coach Bob Willey watches as Valley High's Alex Craft signs with the RedStorm
Tue, Aug. 18, 2015 - [Men's Cross Country]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    LUCASVILLE, Ohio - University of Rio Grande cross country/track & field head coach Bob Willey has announced the signing of Valley High School's Alex Craft for the 2015-16 school year.
    Craft, a 5-foot-11, 150-pounder distance runner, was a four-year varsity member of head coach Jason Fell's program. He competed in the 800-meter run, the 3,200-meter run and the mile run for the Indians.
    "I'm very excited to have the opportunity to run with this team and work with the coaches," Craft said. "An opportunity like this is something I've thought about since my junior year."

New Philadelphia High's Brody Ferry is joined by his parents and Rio coaches as he signs with the RedStorm
New Philadelphia High's Brody Ferry is joined by his parents and Rio coaches as he signs with the RedStorm
Tue, Aug. 18, 2015 - [Men's Cross Country]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio - University of Rio Grande cross country/track & field head coach Bob Willey has announced the signing of New Philadelphia High School's Brody Ferris for the 2015-16 school year.
    Ferris, a 5-foot-10, 143-pound distance runner, enjoyed success for head coach Bruce Crile's and Joe Pry's Quakers.
    "It feels great to be able to keep running beyond high school," Ferris said. "Two years ago, I decided I wanted to run in college. I worked hard at improving and I'm glad to have this opportunity."

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Mon, Aug. 17, 2015 - [Men's Cross Country]

KIAC/Rio Grande Sports Information
    FLORENCE, Ky. - The University of Rio Grande has been chosen as the favorite in the 2015 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Cross Country Preseason Coaches' Poll released by the league office on Friday.
    The RedStorm, the league's defending champion, garnered 10 of 11 first-place votes in voting conducted by the 11 KIAC men's cross country head coaches. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own team.

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Tue, May. 26, 2015 - [Cross Country]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande Cross Country/Track & Field programs will simultaneously host their 2015 Distance Camp and 2015 Track Camp, June 28-July 2, on the URG campus.
    The objective of the camps is to increase the standards and knowledge of distance running and track & field, while providing current knowledge in techniques that will result in life-long benefits.
    Campers will hear from a number of guest speakers.

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Mon, Dec. 8, 2014 - [Men's Cross Country]

NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande was among the teams who received votes, but failed to crack the postseason NAIA Men's Cross Country Coaches' Top 25 poll.
    Head coach Bob Willey's squad tallied 14 points in the balloting of a panel of coaches representing each of the conferences, association of independent institutions and unaffiliated groups, which was good enough for the equivalent of a tie for 30th place with Dalton State (Ga.).

Junior Kyle Sanborn was named a 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete
Junior Kyle Sanborn was named a 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete
Mon, Dec. 8, 2014 - [Men's Cross Country]

NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Rio Grande junior Kyle Sanborn was among the 210 men's cross country student-athletes named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes.
    Sanborn, a native of Dover, Ohio, helped the RedStorm claim the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship and earn a bid to the NAIA National Championship meet in Lawrence, Kan.