Women's Cross Country
Aug 31, 2012
Spartan Women's Cross Country finishes 2nd in Spartan Igniter to open 2012 season.
Sep 3, 2012
Earning the first IIAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week award was University of Dubuque senior Megan Bloedow.
Sep 8, 2012
Spartan Women 10th at 41st Annual All-American Invite
Sep 15, 2012
Women's St. Olaf Invite Results.
Sep 21, 2012
University of Dubuque senior Megan Bloedow moved into 6th all-time at UD with a personal best run of 24:11 at the 2012 Brissman/Lundeen Cross Country Invitational. The Spartans placed 17th out of 32 teams.
Oct 6, 2012
Spartan Women 4th at Warrior Invite.
Oct 12, 2012
Bloedow 3rd at Dr. Tucker Invite.
Oct 27, 2012
The University of Dubuque women's cross country team finished with the lowest point total ever and the highest finish ever when they placed 5th in the 2012 Iowa Conference Championships with a score of 159.
Nov 10, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Cross Country team traveld to St. Olaf College for the 2013 NCAA Division III Central Region Championships. Senior Beth Michaelis led the Spartans with a time of 25:03.2 on the 6k course to finish in 96th place. UD finished 22nd of 28 teams.
Feb 22, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s and Women's Cross Country teams earned the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTCCCA) All-Academic Team Award. It is the fifth straight year for the women and first time for the men.
Sep 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Cross Country team was finally able to get their season started after having the first scheduled race of the year cancelled because of heat. The Spartans came ready to run at the Les Duke Invitational hosted by Grinnell College taking ninth place in the 12 team field. The top finisher for UD was Brenda Nava in 27th place with a time of 24:36 on the 6K course.
Sep 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Cross Country team placed 19th of 33 teams at the 2013 Brissman/Lundeen Invitational hosted by Augustana College. The Spartans showed fresh legs after nearly two weeks of preperation. Brenda Nava was the top finisher for UD at 24:46.1, good for 93rd of 415 total runners.
Oct 5, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Cross Country team competed at the Warrior Invitation hosted by Wisconsin Luther College on Saturday. The Spartans finished 9th in the 29 team race with 280 points. Brenda Nava led UD with a time of 25:14.9 in the 6,000 meter race at Greenfield Park.
Oct 12, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Cross Country team competed at the Lamb/Kohawk Invitational hosted by Coe College on Saturday morning. The Spartans finished fifth of five teams with 112 points. Rachael Busjahn led UD with a ninth place finish at 24:41.1 on the 6,000 meter course at Noelridge Park.
Oct 20, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Cross Country team found its stride on Friday afternoon at the Dr. Tucker Invitational hosted by Loras College. Running at the Dubuque Soccer Complex, six of seven UD runners finished with new personal record times at 6,000 meters. Rachel Busjahn paced the Spartans in 18th place at 24:20.5, the ninth fastest time in UD history.
Nov 2, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Cross Country team finished in seventh place at the 2013 IIAC Cross Country Championships, hosted by Central. The Spartans top finisher on the 6,000 meter course was Fabiola Ortiz in 30th place overall at 24:43.2. A total of 120 runners competed on Saturday morning at the Central College Cross Country Course. UD will now begin preparing for the NCAA DIII Central Regional at St. Olaf College on November 16th.
Nov 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Cross Country team finished in 23rd place of 27 teams at the NCAA Division III Central Regional Championships, hosted by St. Olaf College. The Spartans top finisher on the 6,000 meter course was Rachael Busjahn in 102nd place overall at 24:33.64. A total of 186 runners competed on Saturday morning at St. Olaf.
Feb 17, 2014
The University of Dubuque Men’s and Women's Cross Country teams earned the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team Award. The Dubuque women tied for the 18th best Grade Point Average in Division-III at 3.63. The UD men earned the award for the second straight year. A team must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.1 to earn the award.