Cross Country

New year, new coaches

New year, new coaches

New sports seasons bring about new opportunities for success, new athletes and new competition. But this fall season, it also brings new faces to coach women’s golf, cross country and tennis. Replacing Mike Strydom, Monica Severson and Steve Johnson are Chris Gustas, Greg Bodensteiner and Ryan Chapman respectively. In his […]

by · September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Cross Country, Golf, Sports, Tennis
College hires new cross country coach

College hires new cross country coach

Ryan Chapman has been named the new head men’s and women’s cross country and assistant track and field coach at Wartburg College. Chapman replaces Steve Johnson, who will retire at the conclusion of the 2016 track and field season. “I am excited for the opportunity to lead Wartburg’s storied distance […]

by · April 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Cross Country, Sports
Men's and women's cross country and assistant track and field coach, Steve Johnson. --Sports Information photo

Cross Country head coach Steve Johnson to retire

Wartburg men’s and women’s cross country head coach and track and field assistant coach Steve Johnson is retiring at the end of the 2016 Outdoor Track and Field season. Johnson has been selected as the Iowa Conference’s Coach of the Year 23 times during his 36 years of coaching. “God […]

by · January 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Cross Country, Sports, Track and Field
Cross country places 30th at national championship

Cross country places 30th at national championship

The men’s cross country team placed 30th at the Division III Cross Country National Championship in Winneconne, Wisconsin. The Knights finished with a total of 767 points. The top finisher was Bennett Moser, who ran 25:52.40 for 164th place overall. Other top finishers for the Knights include Zach Marpe placing […]

by · November 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Cross Country, Sports

Cross country advances

The men’s cross country team has received an at-large bid to the Division III Cross Country Championships in Winneconne, Wisconsin on Nov. 21. UW-Oshkosh will be hosting the championships. The team was one of 16 selected for an at-large bid to nationals. Wartburg placed fourth at the Central Regional in […]

by · November 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Cross Country, Sports
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