2014-15 Cross Country News

September 17, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Cross Country Hosts WCC Preview Meet
At the first of three home meets from Baylands Park in fall 2014, the Santa Clara men's and women's teams took to the course Sat., Sept. 13, in Sunnyvale. The Bronco men finished in second place of eight teams — including placing three runners in the top 10 — and the Bronco women finished in seventh place of 11 teams in the second event of the season. EYEBRONCO caught up with top women's finisher Kelly Ryan and top men's finisher Kurt Ruegg (who placed second overall) to get their take on the day's race.

September 16, 2014
Ruegg Brings Achievements and Wisdom to SCU
Kurt Ruegg (KR) graduated this past year from Harvard, and comes to Santa Clara with a final year of eligibility for cross country/track. Ruegg chatted with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about returning to California, learning from mistakes, and goals for this year.

September 13, 2014
Bronco Men Place Second, Ruegg Takes Second Overall at WCC Preview Meet
At the first of three home meets from Baylands Park this fall, the Santa Clara men's and women's teams took to the course Saturday morning in Sunnyvale. The Bronco men finished in second place (of eight teams) and the Bronco women finished in seventh place (of 11 teams) in the second event of the season.

September 10, 2014
Cross Country to Host Saturday’s WCC Preview Meet at Baylands Park
Santa Clara Cross Country is set for its second race of the season at Saturday's West Coast Conference Preview Meet. The host Broncos will take to the course at Baylands Park in nearby Sunnyvale for the first of three home meets in 2014.

September 9, 2014
Young, Talented Core of Bronco Runners Ready for 2014 Season
Less than three weeks since the first official practice Aug. 21, Santa Clara’s cross country teams have their first meet and preseason training camp under their belts as the 2014 season begins. The Broncos put up good results at the season-opening USF Invitational Aug. 30 and recently returned from training camp Sept. 1-3 in nearby Santa Cruz, Calif.

August 30, 2014
Bronco Cross Runs Well at Season-Opening USF Invitational
At Saturday's season-opening USF invitational, 23 Bronco cross country runners took to Golden Gate Park's Speedway Meadow to begin their 2014 campaign. Ten Bronco women competed against eight teams in the 5k and 13 Bronco men competed against nine teams in the 8k, with each team taking fourth place in its respective race.

August 13, 2014
Sean Roe Looks Forward to Next Year
SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCU) had the opportunity to talk to junior Sean Roe (SR) about the upcoming cross country season and the months leading up to it. While he is going to have to balance work and training this summer, Roe has no doubt that he will show up to the fall season more prepared than ever. Sean gives us a look at the rigorous training schedule and the “family legacy” he hopes to leave behind.

August 11, 2014
Catching Up With Tony Ferrari
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Tony Ferrari (TF), of the Cross Country team at Santa Clara, talks with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about his goals for the upcoming season and how he is preparing to accomplish them. He gives insight into his previous experience running at SCU as well as some fun facts about him and the team.

August 6, 2014
Allison Maio Shares Her Experience Running Cross Country
Allison Maio (AM) discusses with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) her experience running as a Bronco. She gives great input on individual and team goals this coming season as well as a little sneak peek into how she came to her cross country career today.

July 7, 2014
With 16 Teams Posting 3.0 or Better, Broncos Top Mark For 22nd Time in 23 Quarters
Topping 3.0 or better for the 22nd time in 23 quarters with 19 Bronco student-athletes achieving a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) and 16 of the 19 Bronco teams scoring a 3.0 term GPA or higher, Santa Clara University's student-athletes recorded a 3.125 GPA for the Spring 2014 quarter. Santa Clara's cumulative GPA of 3.087 continues to climb for its student-athletes as well.

July 1, 2014
Women's Cross Country Announces Signees
The Santa Clara University women's cross country/track program will welcome seven new Bronco student-athletes to the roster this upcoming fall, consisting of six incoming freshmen, one transfer, and coming from four different states across the western United States.

July 1, 2014
Men's Cross Country Announces Signees
The Santa Clara University men's cross country/track program will welcome six new men to the team in 2014-15. The incoming class consists of two transfers and four freshmen. The signing class covers five states across all regions of the country.

June 19, 2014
Bronco Cross Country Releases 2014 Schedule; Highlight Of The Year Is Hosting WCC Championships
The Bronco men’s and women’s cross-country teams released their upcoming Fall 2014 schedule on Thursday. The highlight of the season will be when Santa Clara hosts the West Coast Conference Championship in Sunnyvale, Calif. on Nov. 11. They will also host the ninth-annual Bronco Invitational on Oct. 18. The Broncos have a tough schedule ahead of them, as they will be mostly competing on the road this upcoming Fall season.

June 13, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Seniors Show off Graduation Cap Designs
Several Santa Clara seniors stopped by the Leavey Center to snap some photos for media relations in their graduation attire Friday afternoon. EYEBRONCO caught up with the student-athletes to talk about their cap designs (or lack thereof). Check out the creativity in this video!

June 12, 2014
Cross Country's Demaree WCC Post-Graduate Scholarship; Fourth Straight Year A Bronco Has Won the Award
For the fourth straight year a Bronco student-athlete, this year cross country runner Ben Demaree, has received the West Coast Conference Postgraduate scholarship. The 2014 WCC Postgraduate Scholarship recipients were announced at the fifth annual WCC Honors Dinner, held last week in conjunction with the Executive Council and Presidents' Council meetings at Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah. Demaree was named the Male Postgraduate Scholarship winner, while Gonzaga University coxswain Naseeb Bhangal was named the Female Postgraduate Scholarship winner.