Cross Country sweeps Occidental’s Athlete of the Week

Roxanne Valle (senior) placed first for the Occidental women’s cross country team in a 5K race at the University of California Riverside Invitational Sept. 15. Valle placed 28 of 219 runners in the competition with a time of 18:35.6. “I…

Men’s cross country places 32nd at Nationals

Occidental men’s cross country team competed at the national championship race Saturday, Nov. 18 at Principia College in Elsah, Illinois, where leading runner Keenan Leary (senior) placed 72nd overall and the team finished 32nd as a group. A national selection…

Cross country tigers gear up for Regionals

The Occidental men’s and women’s cross country teams are off to Pomona College next Saturday, Nov. 11, for the West Regional Championships after both teams placed second in the cross country SCIAC Championships Saturday, Oct. 28 at Prado Park in Chino Hills, Calif. The competition…

Occidental cross country nationally ranked for the first time since 2009

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams are nationally ranked for the first time since 2009, according to cross country coach Robert Bartlett. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)’s website shows that Occidental is currently No. 20 in the…

Cross country running to the top

The men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to La Mirada Park for the SCIAC Multi-Dual meet Sept. 29. Both teams placed second among a very competitive field, according to head coach Robert Bartlett. The men’s team finished behind Pomona-Pitzer,…

Occidental weathers the unexpected at nationals

Despite an early tangle-up throwing a wrench into the team’s outlook at Nationals, Occidental’s men’s cross country squad left the track a proud and undiscouraged unit. Occidental’s men’s cross country team competed in the NCAA Division III Cross Country National…

Occidental Cross Country heads to Western Regional

It is all or nothing for the Occidental men’s and women’s cross country teams when they head to Salem, OR. Nov. 12 for the Division III West Regional Championships. The race is their first and only chance to compete at…

Cross Country faces top competition in Wisconsin

At 3 a.m. last Thursday, the Occidental men’s and women’s cross country team made their way to Winneconne, Wisc. for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Kollege Sports Town Invitational. Competing against nine teams that were nationally ranked, the top eight…

Men’s and Women’s cross country both place third at SCIAC Multi-Duals, look towards rest of season

Coming off a pair of third-place finishes at the SCIAC Multi Dual Competition, Occidental’s cross country teams aim to increase the intensity as the conference’s championship approaches. (photos by Jeremy Bloom) With late October’s conference championship meet just across the…

Sport houses create community, memories

Team houses are more than just the places where current and former members of Occidental’s athletic teams live together. They are where groups of Tiger athletes have weekly wine nights, eat pre-Thanksgiving “Chicken Day” dinners, play games of knife toss…

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