2017 ASUN Conference Cross Country News

  • Bisons Finish Sixth at NCAA South Region; Morken Top ASUN Performer
    November 11, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Seven ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country runners claimed top-50 performances at the NCAA Regionals on Friday with North Florida's Nick Morken leading the way in 22nd. Lipscomb, the 2017 ASUN Champions, posted the best team finish with a sixth-place performance at the NCAA South Regional.
  • Lipscomb's Poyner Awarded Scholar-Athlete Accolade; Six Other Recognized
    November 09, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Lipscomb's Jacob Poyner followed up his victory at the 2017 ASUN Men's Cross Country Championship by being tabbed the Men's Scholar-Athlete of the Year, announced Thursday by the league office. Poyner becomes the first Bisons Men's Cross Country runner to win the award.
  • Lipscomb Reclaims #ASUNXC Men's Title Behind Poyner's First-Place Run
    October 28, 2017
    CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Lipscomb reclaimed the ASUN Men's Cross Country Championship trophy as Jacob Poyner guided the Bisons to their fourth conference crown in the past five years with his first-place performance at the Sam Smith Park course. Poyner finished in 24:02.2, which sits as the second-fastest time in ASUN Championship history behind USC Upstate's Gilbert Kemboi (24:00.84) in 2010.
  • 39th Edition of #ASUNXC Men's Championship Set for Saturday
    October 27, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - The 39th running of the ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country Championship takes place on Saturday, Oct. 28th as Kennesaw State hosts the event at Sam Smith Park in Cartersville, Ga. The men's race takes place at 8:30 AM ET with all eight teams taking to the course.
  • Lipscomb's Poyner Breaks Program Record; Earns Fourth #ASUNXC Honor
    October 18, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Lipscomb's Jacob Poyner completed the regular season by winning his third ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honor of the season and fourth of his career, the league office announced on Wednesday.
  • NJIT's Brancato Second Career #ASUNXC Award After Second-Place Showing
    October 11, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - NJIT's Blake Brancato became the first Highlander to earn two career ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honors, the league office announced on Wednesday.
  • Highlanders and Hatters Earn Men's Cross Country Meet Titles
    October 08, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Two ASUN Men's Cross Country squads landed meet titles over the weekend as NJIT and Stetson guided the pack in their respective races. Blake Brancato led NJIT to a victory at the Highlander XC Challenge, while Stetson's Hillary Melly was the Hatters' top finisher at the Disney Cross Country Challenge.
  • Lipscomb's Poyner Collects Third Career #ASUNXC Runner of the Week
    October 04, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Lipscomb's Jacob Poyner landed his second ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honor of the season after competing in the Louisville Classic, the league office announced on Wednesday.
  • Poteet Grabs Second at Foothills; Lipscomb Battles vs. Nation's Best
    September 30, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Four ASUN Men's Cross Country squads competed across five meets in the final week of September as Lipscomb split their runners at the Louisville Classic and the JSU Foothills Invitational. Kennesaw State joined the Bisons in the Foothills Invite, while USC Upstate hosted the Upstate Invite and FGCU sent two runners to the Notre Dame Invite.
  • North Florida's Morken Earns First Weekly Honor After Team Meet Win
    September 27, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - North Florida's Nick Morken grabbed his first career ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honor, the league office announced on Wednesday.
  • Ospreys Collect Men's Meet Title at Mt. Dew Invitational
    September 24, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - In a field consisting of four ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country squads, North Florida captured the Mt. Dew Invitational hosted the University of Florida on Saturday behind a team score of 34. The Ospreys finished 35 points ahead of the hosting Gators, while FGCU collected fifth place in 11-team event.
  • Poyner Corrals Second Career Cross Country Runner of the Week
    September 20, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Lipscomb's Jacob Poyner corralled his second career ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honor, the league office announced on Wednesday.
  • Perkins Nabs First Career #ASUNXC Honor Following Meet Victory
    September 13, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - North Florida's Noah Perkins secured his first career ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honor following a meet victory at the UNF XC Invitational, the league office announced on Wednesday.
  • Ospreys & Owls Claim Top Men's Prize at Home Meets
    September 11, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Thirteen ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country student-athletes collected top-10 finishes as league teams competed in three meets over the weekend. Kennesaw State and North Florida won their host meets; the Stan Sims Invite and the UNF XC Invite.
  • Brancato Garners NJIT's Second-Ever Men's Cross Country Weekly Honor
    September 06, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - NJIT's Blake Brancato collected the ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honor after an impressive showing at the season's opening meet, the league office announced on Wednesday.
  • Twelve #ASUNXC Men's Runners Earn Top-10 Spots to Start 2017
    September 03, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - A total of 12 ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country student-athletes earned top-10 finishes in the opening set of 2017 meets with six that claimed top-five spots. Lipscomb tandem of Silas Griffith and John Green crossed the finish line at the Belmont Opener in second and third, while FGCU's Troy Clark posted third at FAU Invitational.
  • 39th ASUN Men's Cross Country Season Opens Labor Day Weekend
    August 31, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - The 39th year of ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country jumpstarts on Friday and Saturday as six teams hit the course across five different meets.
  • UNF's Morken Earns Preseason Runner of the Year; Bisons Top Coaches Poll
    August 28, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - The 2017 ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country Preseason Runner of the Year and Coaches Poll were announced Monday by the league office with Lipscomb edging out North Florida in the preseason rankings. Defending ASUN Championship Medalist, Nick Morken of North Florida claimed the accolade as ASUN Preseason Men's Runner of the Year.
  • Vote for the 2017 ASUN Conference Cross Country Facebook Preseason Awards
    August 25, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. -  The ASUN Conference wants to hear the fan voice for the 2017 Preseason Cross Country Awards. Go to our Facebook Page to vote.
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