Women's Cross Country Headlines
October 14, 2017 Women's Cross Country Runs Strong at Trent Smith Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team competed in the first annual Trent Smith Invitational, hosted by NIACC, on Friday evening in Mason City, and the Beavers finished with a pair of runners in the top-25, with two others setting personal best times.
September 24, 2017 Women's Cross Country Takes Crown at the BVU Invite Running its first 6k race of the year, the Buena Vista women's cross country team, despite being the only school to fill a complete team, ran solid times while taking the official team title at its own Invitational on Saturday out at Sunrise Pointe Golf Club.
September 10, 2017 Women's XC Takes Second at Yellowjacket Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team took runner-up accolades on Friday night as it ran in the Graceland University Yellowjacket Invite. A total of four teams took part.
September 2, 2017 Women's Cross Country Opens Year at Auggie Twilight The Buena Vista women's cross country team went up against a great deal of competition when it participated in the Auggie Twilight Invite which consisted of more than 300 runners.
May 18, 2017 Beaver Athletic Award Winners Announced during BVU All-Sports Banquet The annual BVU All-Sports Banquet was held on May 15, 2017, inside of the Dows Ballroom on the Buena Vista campus, with several major awards presented to student-athletes, teams and athletic staff members, for their efforts and achievements throughout the 2016-17 academic year.
February 13, 2017 Women's Cross Country Named to DIII All-Academic Team The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its list of teams named to the DIII All-Academic Team, and the Buena Vista women's squad was among the list that received such honors.
December 7, 2016 25 Student-Athletes Named to 2016 Fall Academic All-IIAC Team Buena Vista University landed 25 student-athletes on the 2016 Fall Academic All-IIAC Team which was recently released by the league office.
November 12, 2016 Women's Cross Country Ends Season at Regional Championships The Buena Vista women's cross country team concluded its season on Saturday morning at the Central Regional Championships in Northfield, Minn., hosted by Carleton College.
October 29, 2016 Women's Cross Country with a Slate of PR's at IIAC Championships Buena Vista served as the host of this year's Iowa Conference Cross Country Championships held on Saturday at Sunrise Point Golf Course, and the Beavers were led as a team by sophomore Katie Puls, who came in 62nd overall out of 125 runners.
October 14, 2016 Women's Cross Country Team Runs Strong at Loras College Invite Buena Vista sophomore Katie Puls came in 12th out of 72 runners on Friday night to help lead the Beaver women's cross country team as it competed at the Loras College Invite.
September 25, 2016 Puls Takes Eighth at BVU Invite on Saturday Buena Vista sophomore Katie Puls placed eighth on Saturday at the BVU Invite held out at Sunrise Pointe Golf Course.
September 17, 2016 Women's Cross Country Back in Action at Woody Greeno The Buena Vista women's cross country team was back out on the course on Saturday and took part in the Woody Greeno Invite, hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan University.
September 3, 2016 Women's Cross Country Runs Strong Individually at Twilight Meet The young Buena Vista women's cross country team gained valuable experience while running strong from an individual standpoint as the Beavers took part in the sixth annual Augustana (SD) Twilight meet on Friday evening at Sioux Falls, S.D.
September 2, 2016 Cross Country Teams Continue to Improve Heading into 2016 Season New Buena Vista head cross country coach Colt Slack will have a good mix of youth and experience stepping out on the course when his cross country teams begin the 2016 season this evening in a twighlight meet hosted by Augustana College (S.D.).
August 24, 2016 Anderson Hired as Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Buena Vista head men’s and women’s cross country/track & field coach Colt Slack has completed his coaching staff by announcing the hiring of Scott Anderson as an assistant coach.
June 27, 2016 Hodge Named Assistant Cross Country / Track & Field Coach Newly hired Buena Vista University head cross country / track & field coach Colt Slack has completed his coaching staff by hiring David Hodge as an assistant coach for the Beavers beginning in 2016-17.
May 12, 2016 Colt Slack Named Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach On behalf of incoming Buena Vista University Director of Athletics, Jack Denholm, it has been announced that Colt Slack will be the new head cross country/track & field coach for the Beavers, effective June 11, 2016. Slack will replace Ryan Schroeder who is departing BVU after two seasons.
January 26, 2016 Weischedel Hired as Strength & Conditioning Coach Buena Vista Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced that Ryder Weischedel has been hired as the university’s new Strength and Conditioning coach. He officially began his duties on Monday, January 25.
October 31, 2015 Puls and Sears Lead Beavers at IIAC Championships Freshman Katie Puls and sophomore Sybbie Sears placed 29th and 39th, respectively, to help lead the Buena Vista women's cross country team on Saturday during the 2015 IIAC Championships, held at the Dubuque Soccer Complex, and hosted by Loras College.
October 30, 2015 Women's Cross Country Poised for Strong Performance at IIAC Championships The 2015 Iowa Conference Cross Country Championships will take place on Saturday, October 31, in Dubuque, and for the Buena Vista women's team, it is looking to post one of the program's best overall finishes in recent years.
October 16, 2015 Entire Beaver Line-up Post Personal Bests; Puls Takes 10th Overall Katie Puls ran a season-best by nearly two minutes and took 10th overall to help pace the Buena Vista women's cross country team on Friday afternoon during the Loras College Invite.
September 27, 2015 Women's Cross Country Continues to Improve with Showing at Griak Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team had a pair of runners finish around the top-50 of a race on Sunday that featured over 200 total runners. As a team, the Beavers took 13th overall among 17 teams.
September 11, 2015 Women's Cross Country Takes Second at Own Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team had a pair of individuals finish in the top-five of the annual BVU Invite on Friday afternoon, and that helped lead the team to a runner-up finish with 43 points on a day with perfect conditions to run.
September 1, 2015 Young Runners help Spark Buena Vista Women's Cross Country Team The Buena Vista women's cross country team had a pair of underclassmen finish in the top-30 on Tuesday evening, to help lead the Beavers to a sixth place finish out of nine teams during the 22nd annual Mustang Gallop, hosted by Mount Mercy College.
November 16, 2014 Women's Cross Country has Trio with Season-Best Times The Buena Vista women's cross country team wrapped up its season on Saturday at the Central Regional Championships but not before each of the three runners on the team posted season-best times.
November 2, 2014 Women's Cross Country Runs at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's cross country team was back on the course for a cool and breezy run at the 2014 Iowa Conference Cross Country Championships, hosted by Simpson College in Indianola. The Beavers finished eighth overall with 257 points.
October 17, 2014 Women's Cross Country Continues Improvement at Dr. Tucker Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team continues to make personal strides as it works towards the Iowa Conference Championships in two weeks, as the team had more personal best times recorded during Friday evenings Dr. Tucker Invitational, hosted by Loras College.
October 4, 2014 Women's Cross Country Posts Season Best Times at Dan Huston Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team took the course again on Saturday by taking part in the Dan Huston Invite, hosted by Wartburg College. BVU had just three runners finish the race, but each one was at or better than her season best marks.
September 19, 2014 Women's Cross Country Runs Strong at Home Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team was in action for just the second time so far this season, but the young Beavers continue to improve, as they took part in their own Invite on Friday afternoon at Sunrise Pointe Golf Course.
August 30, 2014 Women's Cross Country Takes the Course for the First Time in 2014 The young and experienced Buena Vista women's cross country team fared well in what was the first collegiate race for most of them on Friday evening at the Bill Buxton Invite, hosted by Simpson College.
August 29, 2014 Women's Cross Country Looking to Build on Youth and Inexperience in 2014 Despite a lack of veteran experience as it heads into the 2014 season, the Buena Vista women’s cross country team has made strides early on in preseason training that has it eager to get into actual competition mode.
May 30, 2014 Schroeder Named Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Buena Vista University Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced the hiring of Ryan Schroeder as its new head men’s and women’s cross country and track and field coach. Schroeder replaces Jeff Brennan, who had held the position for the past four seasons.
September 20, 2013 Kobs and Muenchow Take Part in BVU Invite Mikayla Kobs and Courtney Muenchow represented the Buena Vista women's cross country team by running in the annual BVU Invite on Friday afternoon out at Sunrise Point Golf Course.
August 29, 2013 Cross Country Season Opener for Friday Canceled Due to the extreme lingering heat over the next few days, the Simpson College Bill Buxton Cross Country Invitational scheduled for Friday, August 30 has been canceled and will not be made up.
October 27, 2012 Cross Country Teams Run at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista cross country teams began postseason competition by first running at the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Championships on Saturday, hosted by Coe College. The men captured a seventh-place finish, while the women placed eighth.
October 6, 2012 Cross County Teams Record Several Career Best Times at Briar Cliff Despite the cold temperatures, the Buena Vista cross country teams were back out on the course, and finished the day with several strong finishes, while taking part in the Briar Cliff Invite on Saturday.
September 21, 2012 Beavers Run Strong on Home Course The Buena Vista cross country teams hit the course for the first time in nearly a month as they hosted the BVU Invite out at Lake Creek Country Club with three teams competing on each side.
August 31, 2012 Neutzman Claims Title in Season-Opening Event The Buena Vista cross country teams got their 2012 season underway on Friday afternoon by running in the Bill Buxton Invite, hosted by Simpson College, and had sophomore Holly Neutzman capture the winning time in the women's 4k race.