Cross Country

Both XC teams ranked in top 30

Both XC teams ranked in top 30

A win at Grinnell’s Les Duke Invite last weekend vaulted Wartburg’s men’s cross country team into the USTFCCCA coaches poll this week at No. 27. IIAC rivals Central (No. 5) and Loras (No. 14) are also ranked while Central Region foe St. Olaf is still No. 1. North Central (Ill.), […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Cross Country, Sports
Taylor Jacobsmeier looks for a gap in the Augsburg defense during Wartburg's Week 1 win. He was named Iowa Conference Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Knights' Week 2 win over Bethel. -- Nathan Ford

Jacobsmeier, Wilson named IIAC Athletes of the Week

Both the Iowa Conference Male and Female Athlete of the Week are Wartburg athletes this week. Football wide receiver Taylor Jacobsmeier received Athlete of the Week honors after making a career-high 11 catches for 160 yards and a touchdown in No. 15 Wartburg’s 31-14 win over No. 7 Bethel. Volleyball […]

Women’s XC second at Grinnell

Women’s XC second at Grinnell

No. 17 Carleton edged No. 25 Wartburg 29-61 for the women’s championship at the Les Duke Invite in Grinnell on Saturday. Carleton’s Colette Celichowski (22:07) and Ruth Steinke (22:14) finished 1-2 to lead the Knights to the title. Wartburg’s Knights were led by Serena Goetzl, who finished sixth in 22:59. […]

by · September 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Cross Country, Sports
Wartburg men take Les Duke XC title

Wartburg men take Les Duke XC title

Wartburg’s men’s cross country team placed three runners in the top eight and five in the top 18 at the Les Duke Invite in Grinnell on Saturday to take the team title with 40 points. The Moser brothers led the way for the Knights — senior Chase took fourth in 25:50 […]

by · September 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Cross Country, Sports
Elli Parker is one of a host of seniors challenged with leading the three-time conference and region champion women's cross country team this season. -- File Photo

Women’s XC hopes to remain healthy

Wartburg’s women’s cross country team went from 16th at the NCAA Championships in 2009, to 14th in 2010, to sixth in 2011, to second in 2012…to 11th in 2013. The Knights were ranked second in the nation coming into the season, but injuries to their top two runners derailed national […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Cross Country, Sports
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