Recent Men's Cross Country Headlines
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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.

Rio Grande junior Matt Engstrom runs for the RedStorm in Saturday's NAIA Nationals.
Rio Grande junior Matt Engstrom runs for the RedStorm in Saturday's NAIA Nationals.
Sat, Nov. 22, 2014 - [Men's Cross Country]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    LAWRENCE, Kan. - The University of Rio Grande saw its hopes of a strong showing fall short, as the RedStorm ran to a 29th-place finish in the NAIA Men's Cross Country National Championships, Saturday afternoon, at a cool and damp Rim Rock Farm.
    Rio Grande, which punched its ticket to the meet by winning the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship two weeks earlier, finished with 775 points and did finish in front of seven other schools in the 37-team field.

The Rio Grande men's cross country team will run in Saturday's NAIA National Championship.
The Rio Grande men's cross country team will run in Saturday's NAIA National Championship.
Fri, Nov. 21, 2014 - [Men's Cross Country]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande is among the 36 teams who'll be joined by 76 individuals on Saturday for the 59th Annual NAIA Men's Cross Country National Championships, hosted by the Lawrence Sports Corporation and the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC).
    The 8-kilometer championship takes place at 12:45 a.m. EST, at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence, Kan., shortly after the completion of the women's 5-kilometer championship which is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. EST.
    The Championships Award Ceremony will be held at Abe and Jake's Landing in Lawrence, Kan., and will begin at approximately 3:30 p.m. EST.

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Tue, Nov. 11, 2014 - [Men's Cross Country]

KIAC Sports Information
    BEREA, Ky. - University of Rio Grande sophomore Dallas Guy was named the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's cross country runner of the week by KIAC officials on Monday.

Rio's Dallas Guy (second at left) is joined by a trio of teammates at the front of the pack in Saturday's KIAC Championships
Rio's Dallas Guy (second at left) is joined by a trio of teammates at the front of the pack in Saturday's KIAC Championships
Mon, Nov. 10, 2014 - [Men's Cross Country]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Dallas Guy led a dominating performance and helped the University of Rio Grande men's cross country team capture the 2014 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship, Saturday afternoon, at Schenley Park.
    Guy, a sophomore from Buffalo, Ohio, completed the 8k course in 27:05, 13 seconds ahead of Point Park University's Eric Torres and the rest of the 55-runner field.
    The RedStorm tallied six of the top 10 finishers to win the team title and earn a spot in the NAIA National Championship, which is scheduled for November 22 at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence, Kansas.