Charleston High School senior Riley McInerney has experienced the recruiting process for the last four years. He has received the letters and phone calls, and visited college both officially and unofficially. McInerney visited Notre Dame and Iowa is junior years, but it was two other schools that were the finalists for his decision.
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Christina Gastfield had a great high school career at Rolling Meadows High School including three top ten finishes at the state cross country meet from 2008 to 2010. She started her college career at the University of New Mexico before transferring to Eastern Illinois University after one year where she is currently a redshirt freshman.
The blue track surrounding O’Brien Stadium in Charleston has treated Kristen Paris well the last four years.On Friday, Paris made plans that the Eastern Illinois University track — site of the state meet — will hopefully treat her well the next four years. (via Rantoul Press )
Sophomore Olivia Klaus continues to add Ohio Valley Conference awards to her season long resume as she was named the conference’s Female Runner of the Week for the third time this season.
Eastern Illinois women's cross country placed 4th in a very competitive field on Friday afternoon at the Bradley Classic while the EIU men placed 13th. The Panthers next meet will be the Ohio Valley Conference Championship on Oct. 30.
Eastern Illinois men’s and women’s cross country will return to action on Friday as they participate in the Bradley Classic in Peoria. The meet will begin at 4 p.m. at the Newman Golf Course.
Led by Olivia Klaus and Erika Ramos the Eastern Illinois women's cross country teams turned in a strong effort on Friday afternoon at the Notre Dame Invitational competing the Gold Division race. The men's team was led by Connor Kustief also competing in the Gold Division.
The Eastern Illinois men's and women's cross country teams will step up in competition on Friday afternoon when they compete at the Notre Dame Invitational as part of the Gold Division race.
Eastern Illinois redshirt sophomore Olivia Klaus has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Female Runner of the Week as the league announced its weekly honors. Klaus placed 13th overall in a competitive field at the Illinois Intercollegiate on Friday evening.
Eastern Illinois women's cross country placed fifth in a very strong field at Friday evening's Illinois Intercollegiate while the men's team placed 10th in a forty team field. The meet included several schools ranked in the NCAA Regional rankings as Northwestern won the women's race and Illinois the men's race.
Eastern Illinois hits the road on Friday to compete in the Illinois Intercollegiate cross country meet hosted by Illinois State. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature a women’s 5K and men’s 8K race.
Eastern Illinois cross country opened the 2010 season with a solid showing at its own Panther Invite on Friday afternoon and this week the Panthers swept the Ohio Valley Conference weekly cross country awards. Matt Feldhake and Olivia Klaus were honored by the OVC.
Junior Matt Feldhake won the men’s 8K at the 2010 Eastern Illinois Panther Invite on Friday evening as he paced the men’s team to a victory in the overall event. On the women’s side Olivia Klaus finished fourth as the EIU women also turned in a strong season opening effort.
Eastern Illinois will open its 2010 cross country season on Friday as they host the Panther Invite starting at 4:45 p.m. on the EIU Panther Trail. The women’s 5K race will be the opening event followed by a men’s 8K at 5:30 p.m.
EIU cross country held the 2nd annual Peace To Meece run on Saturday. Jason Springer won the overall event while Erika Ramos was the top female finisher.
Eastern Illinois men's and women's cross country teams were both selected to finish second in the preseason OVC poll conducted among the leagues head coaches.
Eastern Illinois cross country has announced its 2010 schedule as the Panther squads will be under the direction of new head coach Erin Howarth. EIU will host two meets at home at the EIU Panther Trail before finishing the remainder of the season on the road.
Eastern Illinois director of track and field Tom Akers has announced the hiring of Erin Howarth as the Panthers new cross country coach. A current assistant coach at New Mexico, Howarth will serve as the Panthers cross country coach as well as work with middle distance and distance runners for the EIU track team.
Megan Gingerich and Erin O'Grady were both named to the ESPN the Magazine cross country/track and field Academic All-District V second team on Thursday afternoon as the team was released by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
With the academic calendar coming to a close this week at Eastern Illinois the Panther athletic department handed out its 2010 Senior Class Awards at the end of the year BBQ held on Monday evening. This marks the third year that EIU has handed out Senior Class Awards with one new award being added this year.
Eastern Illinois director of track and field Tom Akers has announced the reorganization of several coaching duties on the Panthers staff based on the recent departure of two coaches to pursue other professional opportunities. EIU returns to action this Saturday hosting the Mega Meet at 9 a.m. in Lantz Fieldhouse.
The Eastern Illinois men's and women's cross country seasons came to a close on Saturday afternoon as the Panthers competed in the NCAA Midwest Regional. The men placed 24th overall while the women did not post a team score.
Eastern Illinois men’s and women’s cross country will head to Springfield, Mo., this weekend to compete in the NCAA Midwest Cross Country Regional Championships. The Panther men are coming off a second place finish at the OVC Championships while the women were a third place finisher in the OVC meet.
Eastern Illinois posted two solid team efforts on Saturday as the Panthers placed second and third at the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference Cross Country Championships hosted by Tennessee State at Edwin Warner Park in Nashville. EIU will now move on to the NCAA Midwest Regional on Nov. 14 in Springfield, Mo.
Eastern Illinois will look to climb back into the top of the Ohio Valley Conference cross country standings as the Panthers travel to the OVC Championships to be held this Saturday at Percy Warner Park in Nashville. EIU was picked second in the men’s OVC preseason poll and fourth in the women’s preseason poll.