By VICTORIA MUNEVAR
Maggie Larkin, a sociology major in the Special Education program, is a freshman on varsity cross country. She has had first-hand experience with jumping into a varsity sport straight out of high school. Larkin ran cross country at Robinson High School in Fairfax, VA, she made it to regionals and states during her time there. At the UMW cross country opener, she led the women’s team with a third place finish at 15 minutes and 10 seconds.
By JANELLE BEHM
Many sports teams practice on fields, some in the gym, in the pool and others throughout the immediate Fredericksburg area. It is important for those who are on sports teams to focus while they are training. The women’s cross-country team is made up of twelve women who all run throughout The University of Mary Washington and the Fredericksburg area.
By RIPKEN SMITH
I recently sat down with new head cross country and track & field coach Kunle Lawson. Lawson is brand new to the program this year after long time head coach Stan Soper retired at the end of this past spring season. Lawson joined the UMW team from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio where he served as director of track & field since 2011.
By MIKEY BARNES
The men and women cross country teams have begun their new season behind new head coach, Kunle Lawson. Lawson comes to the University of Mary Washington from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, where he served as the Director of Cross and Country and Track & Field since 2011. The University of Mary Washington welcomes Lawson as former coach Stan Soper retired this past spring.
By MIKEY BARNES
They can be seen walking in packs together around campus, running around Fredericksburg, in clumps at Seacobeck for dinner or walking from the gym after workouts.
The University of Mary Washington’s indoor track and field celebrated at the University of Maryland Terrapin Invitational, their season opener, earlier this month after three athletes each set indoor records for UMW.
With the season now in full swing, the men’s and women’s cross country teams showed promise for the rest of the 2013 fall season this past weekend at the Dickinson College long and short relays. The men’s team placed eighth out of thirty schools, and the women earned fifth.
By JOSH JOHNSON
The University of Mary Washington women’s cross country team won its first Capital Athletic Conference championship in six years on Saturday, October 27, as the Eagles saw seven runners finish in the top 18 to take home their 14th league title since 1991 at the CAC championships in Frostburg, Md.
The University of Mary Washington track and field teams sent 12 athletes up to the University of Maryland Invitational this past Saturday to compete against approximately 15 to 20 other collegiate teams, most of which were Division I programs. All …
By ANDY LEONARD
Despite the imperfect conditions, the University of Mary Washington men’s and women’s cross country teams were able to slip and skid their way through the falling snow to take second place in the Captal Athletic Conference Championships …
By ANDY LEONARD
This past Saturday, the University of Mary Washington men’s and women’s cross-country teams opened their season at the James Madison University Invitational in Harrisonburg, Va. Competing against Division I opponents, such as Duke University and the Naval …
By ALLISON KISSELL
Last Saturday morning, Nov. 13, the Mary Washington men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional, earning ninth and 10th place respectively. The championship, hosted by Rhodes College in Memphis, Tn., …
By KELLY SCOTT
The University of Mary Washington men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the 2010 Capital Athletic Conference championships this past Saturday in Salisbury, Md. Mary Washington took a second place finish for both teams.
On the …
The fall sports teams here at Mary Washington have all about wrapped up their seasons, so let us take a look back at what were all successful 2009 campaigns.
The volleyball team had an outstanding year, with an overall record …
0-1 (L 2-3 to Maryville College in NCAA Division III Tournament).
Men’s Team placed fourth at NCAA Regionals.
Women’s Team finished 11th at NCAA Regionals.
Seniors Frank DeVar and Brian Fulton advance to NCAA Division …
The UMW men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Heritage Farms Park in Walkersville, Md. this past Saturday to compete in the 2009 Capital Athletic Conference Championship.
In the 8K race, the men’s team saw five runners finish in …
Not all athletics have announced their awards, but below are UMW athletes who have been honored so far. Volleyball: Anne Lutkenhaus – First-Team All-CAC, Volleyball Player of the Year. Laura Gomez – Second-Team All-CAC, CAC Rookie of the Year. Coach …
By NICK NELSON
The men’s and women’s cross country teams had an outstanding combined effort this weekend, as each placed first in the Washington & Lee Invitational last Saturday in Lexington.
Sophomore Kyle Anderson and junior Kristy Witek …
Now that summer has wrapped up, UMW athletics is back in full swing and full sweat. Volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, and men’s and women’s soccer all look to build on their 2008 campaigns and …