June 10, 2011
Beyond Box Scores: 2010-11 in review (part two)
UNCGSpartans.com writer Rob Daniels takes a look back at the Spartans' 2010-11 academic year in the second installment of this two-part feature.
June 9, 2011
Beyond Box Scores: 2010-11 in review (part one)
UNCGSpartans.com writer Rob Daniels takes a look back at the Spartans' 2010-11 academic year in the first installment of this two-part feature.
June 1, 2011
UNCG finishes second in Commissioner's Cup, fifth in Germann Cup
CHARLESTON, S.C. – After a 2010-11 academic year that saw UNCG turn in competitive showings in virtually every sport, the Spartans finished second in the race for the Commissioner’s Cup and fifth in the extremely tight standings for the Germann Cup, the Southern Conference all-sports trophies for excellence in league competition.
May 24, 2011
All 18 UNCG sports receive satisfactory APR scores
INDIANAPOLIS – All 18 UNCG athletic teams received satisfactory marks in the latest Academic Progress Report (APR) scores released by the NCAA on Tuesday.
May 19, 2011
Five UNCG teams honored with APR Public Recognition Awards
INDIANAPOLIS – A school-record five UNCG athletic programs were honored by the NCAA with Academic Progress Report (APR) Public Recognition Awards, the association announced Tuesday.
May 6, 2011
Twenty-seven Spartan student-athletes become UNCG graduates
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Twenty-seven UNCG student-athletes walked as part of several graduation ceremonies across campus and at the Greensboro Coliseum in the last few days.
February 17, 2011
UNCG, Schnell named USTFCCCA All-Academic
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The UNCG men’s and women’s cross country teams were honored this week as they both earned All-Academic team honors, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced this week. Junior Ashley Schnell also claimed All-Academic Cross Country status as an individual.
December 20, 2010
UNCG places 26 on Academic All-SoCon Team
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Twenty-six UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the Academic All-Southern Conference Team for the fall semester, the league office announced Monday. Men’s soccer player Peyton Ford and SoCon Female Cross Country Runner of the Year Ashley Schnell accounted for two of the 11 4.0 grade point averages on the 345-member squad.
December 7, 2010
UNCG women first, men fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG is in solid contention in the Southern Conference all-sports races for both the men’s and women’s sports, as UNCG’s women lead the league and the men are fourth after the fall season of competition.
November 13, 2010
Koech breaks school record at NCAA Regionals
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – UNCG' Mike Koech finished in 28th place, just three spots out of earning All-Region honors, with a time of 31:20.07 to break his own school record.
November 12, 2010
UNCG heads to Louisville for NCAA Regionals
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG will look to build upon its success at the Southern Conference Championships two weeks ago as the Spartans travel to Louisville, Ky. on Saturday to compete at the 2010 NCAA Southeast Regionals at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park.
November 5, 2010
Thompson named SoCon Athlete of the Month
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference office announced on Friday that Joey Thompson has been selected as the men’s cross country Athlete of the Month. The athletes were nominated by each member institution and voted on by the conference office.
November 1, 2010
UNCG once again ranked in Southeast Region
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Coming off a second-place finish at the Southern Conference Championships this past weekend, the UNCG men’s cross country team found itself ranked once again in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) regional cross country rankings.
October 30, 2010
Thompson earns runner-up honors at SoCon Championships, team finishes second
BOONE, N.C. – Junior Ashley Schnell won the individual title in the women’s 5k race before teammate Joey Thompson claimed runner-up honors in the men’s 8k race to lead UNCG on Saturday at the Southern Conference Cross Country Championships.
October 29, 2010
School-record eight to be inducted into Golden Chain
GREENSBORO, N.C. – A school-record eight UNCG student-athletes will be inducted into the school’s prestigious Golden Chain Honor Society on Sunday, Oct. 31.
October 29, 2010
UNCG heads to Boone for SoCon Cross Country Championships
GREENSBORO, N.C. – After wrapping up perhaps the best regular season in school history, the UNCG cross country team will look replicate that success this weekend as the Spartans travel to Boone, N.C. for the 2010 Southern Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday.
October 28, 2010
Beyond Box Scores: Two teams turning the corner
BOONE, N.C. - This cross country season began for UNCG with a soul searching session in the North Carolina mountains. This weekend, the Spartans return there with a chance to claim a first conference title.
October 20, 2010
Thompson earns SoCon Mens Runner of the Week honors
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCGs Joey Thompson has been honored as the mens Southern Conference Runner of the week for his performance during the weekend of Oct. 15-16, the league office announced today.
October 18, 2010
UNCG cross country jumps into Southeast Region rankings
NEW ORLEANS, La. Coming off a second-place finish at the Royal Cross Country Challenge this past weekend, the UNCG mens cross country team earned a spot in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I Regional Cross Country Rankings, the organization announced on Monday.
October 15, 2010
Thompson, Schnell lead UNCG to pair of runner-up finishes
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Joey Thompson broke the school record in the 8k by nine seconds and Ashley Schnell turned in a top-five performance on the womens side as the mens and womens teams each came away with runner-up team finishes on Friday at the Royal Cross Country Challenge. Also, part of the mens team ran in the Navy race, where Tyron Alston won the individual title and the team finished in first place.
October 13, 2010
UNCG to compete at Royal Cross Country Challenge on Friday
GREENSBORO, N.C. After breaking both school records last time out, the UNCG cross country team returns to competition on Friday as the Spartans compete at the Royal Cross Country Challenge in Charlotte, N.C.
October 2, 2010
Koech, Schnell break school records at Greater Louisville Classic
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Mike Koech broke the school record in the mens race and Ashley Schnell followed by doing the same in the womens race for UNCG on Saturday at the Greater Louisville Classic.
October 1, 2010
UNCG set for Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C. In perhaps its toughest event this season, the UNCG cross country team will hit the road to compete at the Ninth Annual Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park.
September 25, 2010
Spartans wrap up Greensboro XC Invitational
GREENSBORO, N.C. Taylor Day posted the top time for the UNCG mens team and Jenna Paley and Jade Farlow led the womens team on Saturday afternoon at the Greensboro XC Invitational at Hagen Stone Park.
September 24, 2010
Spartans set for Greensboro XC Invitational on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C. Coming off a great weekend that saw both teams claim individual and team titles at the Elon Invitational, UNCG returns to action this weekend as the Spartans will compete at the 27th Annual Greensboro XC Invitational on Saturday.
September 18, 2010
Koech breaks school record to win Elon Invitational
ELON, N.C. Mike Koech broke the school record in the 8k to take top honors in the mens race, while Ashley Schnell won the race for the womens team as UNCG claimed both team titles on Saturday at the Elon Invitational.
September 17, 2010
Spartans set to compete at Elon Invitational on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C. After a great opening weekend at the Guilford Cross Country Carnival, the UNCG cross country team returns to action this weekend at the Elon Invitational on Saturday.
September 4, 2010
Spartans finish second at Guilford Cross Country Carnival
UNCG had three runners finish in the top five as the Spartans finished in second place on Saturday to open their 2010 season at the Guilford College Cross Country Carnival.
September 3, 2010
UNCG opens 2010 season at Guilford College Cross Country Carnival
The UNCG cross country team will kick off its 2010 season this weekend as the Spartans make the short trip down Market St. to compete in the Second Annual Guilford College Cross Country Carnival on Saturday morning at Haworth Field.
August 27, 2010
Spartan men picked second in SoCon Preseason Poll
SPARTANBURG, S.C. The UNCG mens cross country team was tabbed to finish second in the Southern Conference, while the womens team was picked to tie for seventh place by the leagues head coaches, the conference office announced on Friday.
August 4, 2010
UNCG announces 2010 cross country schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG cross country coach Linh Nguyen announced his schedule for the upcoming 2010 season on Wednesday, which is highlight by nine meets.
July 26, 2010
Schmidt, Hassen named Cross Country/Track assistant coaches
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG cross country and track & field coach Linh Nguyen has named Jessica Schmidt and Steven Hassen as assistant coaches, he announced on Monday afternoon.