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Al Carius: Good For The Long Run Todd Grasley Oct 26, 2012

When Al Carius was winning Big Ten titles in cross-country and track as a University of Illinois runner nearly 50 years ago, he wore pants with a size 32 waist and promised himself never to need a larger size. (via Chicago Tribune)

Rizzo to Compete in Pan Am Games Sep 27, 2011

North Central College men's cross country and track & field alumnus Patrick Rizzo '05 has been selected to represent Team USA next month in the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Women's Cross Country 4th in Regional Rankings Sep 27, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association released its NCAA Division III Regional Rankings on Tuesday with the North Central College women's cross country squad climbing up to fourth in the Midwest Region.

Bingham Named Runner of the Week Sep 27, 2011

The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin released its weekly award winners on Tuesday with North Central College's Kala Bingham earning Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week accolades.

Women's Cross Country Second at Gil Dodds Invite Sep 24, 2011

Four runners placed in the top 10 as the North Central College women's cross country team tallied a runner-up finish at the Wheaton College Gil Dodds Invitational on Saturday at Saint James Farm.

Cardinals Remain 8th in Regional Poll Sep 20, 2011

The North Central College women's cross country team continues to hold the No. 8 spot in the Midwest Region in the third installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings, released Tuesday.

Zimmerman Named Runner of the Week Sep 20, 2011

For her performance at Friday's Illinois Intercollegiate Invitational, North Central College's Alicia Zimmerman has been selected as the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week.

Women's Cross Country Seventh at Intercollegiates Sep 16, 2011

The North Central College women's cross country team sent its full squad into competition for the first time in 2011 on Friday, taking seventh place in the 28-team Illinois Intercollegiate Invitational at D.A. Weibring Golf Course, hosted by Illinois State University.

Women's Cross Country 8th in Midwest Region Sep 13, 2011

The North Central College women's cross country squad remains the Midwest Region's eighth ranked squad in the first regular season regional rankings, released Tuesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Women's Cross Country 8th in Regional Rankings Aug 23, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its preseason regional rankings on Tuesday with the North Central College women's cross country squad earning a No. 8 ranking within the Midwest Region.

10 Cardinals Earn All-Academic Honors Aug 4, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its All-Academic Team for 2010-2011 on Wednesday with a record 10 North Central College women's track & field athletes earning the honor.

Gramarosso Named National Outdoor Coach of the Year Jun 6, 2011

For the second time in his first season as the head men's track and field coach at North Central College, Frank Gramarosso has been honored on the national level, as he has been named the National Outdoor Coach of the Year by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Narayanan Named National Assistant Coach of the Year Jun 6, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association announced its national award winners for the 2011 outdoor track & field season on Friday with North Central College's Mahesh Narayanan earning women's Assistant Coach of the Year honors.

Stadium Renovations Under Way Jun 2, 2011

Visitors to North Central College's Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium will notice a major change in the venue's competition surface in the coming academic year, as a renovation of Kroehler Field and Jay and Dot Buikema Track is currently being undertaken.

Laesch Receives Academic All-District Honors Jun 2, 2011

North Central College student-athlete Amanda Laesch has been named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District Five Women's Cross Country and Track and Field Team (College Division), as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Kerley Voted to Academic All-District Team Jun 2, 2011

North Central College student-athlete Dan Kerley has been named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District Five Men's Cross Country and Track and Field Team (College Division), as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Spain Honored as National Track Athlete of the Year Jun 2, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association announced its award winners for the 2011 outdoor track & field season on Wednesday with North Central College's Michael Spain earning National Track Athlete of the Year accolades.

Cardinals Claim 2nd Straight Program of the Year Award Jun 1, 2011

Winning two national titles along with a runner-up finish, the North Central College men's program secured the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Al Carius Program of the Year Award for the second straight season on Wednesday.

Women's Track Moves Up to Seventh on Final Day at Nationals May 28, 2011

The North Central College women's track and field team finished off a strong showing at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships on Saturday, scoring in three events and tying for seventh place in a 83-team field at Ohio Wesleyan University's Selby Stadium.

Cardinals Repeat as Outdoor Champs; Benton, Spain Lead Charge May 28, 2011

Bolstered by a pair of individual national championships on the final day of competition, the North Central College men's track and field team won their second straight outdoor national title by a narrow margin over the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse at Ohio Wesleyan University's Selby Stadium.

Geraghty Soars to Pole Vault Crown May 27, 2011

The North Central College men's track and field team crowned an individual national champion for the second straight day at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships on Friday, as Peter Geraghty led an 18-point effort in the pole vault for the Cardinals at Ohio Wesleyan University's Selby Stadium.

Walsh Qualifies Second-Fastest in 400 May 27, 2011

The North Central College women's track and field team got a personal-best performance from Sheila Walsh in the second day of the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships at Ohio Wesleyan University on Friday, as the senior picked up one of the top qualifying times for Saturday's final in the 400-meter dash.

Spain's National Title Highlights First Day at Outdoor Nationals May 26, 2011

The North Central College men's track and field team put its best foot forward in its quest to win its second straight NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championship on Thursday, claiming an individual national title on the first day of competition at Ohio Wesleyan University's Selby Stadium.

Women's Track Opens Nationals with Two School Records May 26, 2011

The North Central College women's track and field team enjoyed an ideal start to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships on Thursday, establishing a pair of school records in the first day of competition at Selby Stadium.

Men's Track to Go for Second Straight Indoor-Outdoor Sweep May 24, 2011

For 13 men on the North Central College track and field team, the end of May signifies one thing: the NCAA Division III National Championships. After winning the Indoor National Championship this past March, the quest for an outdoor title is on for the Cardinal men. Last year the team hit a historic trifecta with national titles in cross country, indoor track and field, and outdoor track and field.

Gramarosso Named Regional Coach of the Year May 24, 2011

North Central College head men's track & field coach Frank Gramarosso was honored on Monday afternoon, earning the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's Midwest Region Coach of the Year honor for the outdoor season.

Spain Captures Regional Accolade May 24, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association announced its regional award winners on Monday with North Central College men's track & field athlete Michael Spain earning Midwest Region Track Athlete of the Year honors.

USTFCCCA Honors Narayanan May 24, 2011

North Central College women's track & field assistant coach Mahesh Narayanan has been named the 2011 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Midwest Assistant Coach of the Year, the organization announced on Monday.

Cardinals Third in Final USTFCCCA Rankings May 23, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its final installment of the National Team Computer Rankings for the 2011 outdoor track & field season on Monday, with the North Central College men's squad earning a No. 3 ranking.

Women's Track 19th in Final Outdoor Rankings May 23, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field team heads to Ohio for the NCAA Division III National Championships ranked 19th in the final installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Team Computer Rankings, released Monday.

Men's Track Heads to NCAA Outdoors in Seven Events May 22, 2011

The North Central College men's track and field team will open defense of its NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship with a total of 12 entries in seven events, according to the official list of qualifiers released Sunday.

Women's Track Qualifies Nine for Nationals May 22, 2011

he North Central College women's track and field team will compete in eight events at the upcoming NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships. The official list of qualifiers was announced on Sunday.

Women's Track Shines in Final Home Meet May 20, 2011

The North Central College women's track and field team turned in a strong showing in its final home event of the 2011 outdoor campaign on Thursday and Friday, as the Cardinals hosted the Gregory Invitational at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.

Men's Track Completes Prep Work for Nationals May 20, 2011

The North Central College men's track and field team participated in its final dress rehearsal for the NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships on Thursday and Friday, closing out the regular season by hosting the Gregory Invitational at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.

Cardinals Remain No. 2 in Outdoor Rankings May 18, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its seventh installment of the National Team Computer Rankings on Wednesday, with the North Central College men's track & field team remaining the nation's No. 2 squad for the fifth consecutive week.

Women's Track & Field 17th in Week 7 Rankings May 18, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field team jumped up four spots in Wednesday's installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Team Computer Rankings, climbing to 17th.

Cardinals Claim 7 Qualifiers at Home Invite May 13, 2011

Competing in the penultimate meet leading up to the 2011 NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships, the North Central College women's track & field team tallied seven provisional qualifiers at the Dr. Keeler Invitational on Thursday and Friday inside Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.

Men's Track Tallies 9 Qualifiers at Dr. Keeler May 13, 2011

Five North Central College men's track & field athletes improved or added their name to the national qualifying list while nine total athletes earned qualifying marks at the two-day Dr. Keeler Invitational on Thursday and Friday inside Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.

Men's Track Remains at No. 2 in Outdoor Rankings May 11, 2011

The North Central College men's track and field team remains the No. 2-ranked squad among NCAA Division III teams this outdoor season, according to the most recent rankings released by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) rankings released Wednesday.

Women's Track 21st in Latest Rankings May 11, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field team is 21st in the most recent National Team Computer Rankings, released Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Men's Track Reclaims CCIW Outdoor Title May 7, 2011

The North Central College men's track and field team avenged a two-point loss in last season's College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Outdoor Championships on Saturday, securing a 41-point victory to win the team title for the 33rd time at Augustana College.

Women's Track & Field Secures Triple Crown May 7, 2011

Winning seven events and tallying six provisional qualifiers the North Central College women's track & field team secured the first triple crown in College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin history, blowing away the competition at the Outdoor Championships at Augustana College's Ericson Field.

Men's Track No. 2 in Outdoor Rankings May 4, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its week five National Team Computer Rankings for the outdoor season on Wednesday with the North Central College men's track & field team remaining the nation's second ranked squad for the third straight week.

Cardinals 19th in USTFCCCA Rankings May 4, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field squad is 19th in the week five National Team Computer Rankings, released Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Cardinals Claim CCIW Weekly Awards May 3, 2011

North Central College's Zachariah Heerspink and the 4x400-meter relay team have been named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Men's Track & Field Athletes of the Week on Tuesday.

Women's Track & Field Sweeps CCIW Awards May 3, 2011

The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin announced its Women's Track & Field Athletes of the Week on Tuesday with North Central College sweeping the awards. Sheila Walsh was honored as the Track Athlete of the Week while Kayla Murphy earned Field Athlete of the Week.

Men's Track & Field Tallies Seven Qualifiers Apr 30, 2011

Scattered across the Midwest at three different meets, the North Central College men's track & field team recorded seven national qualifying marks over the weekend, highlighted by the 4x400-meter relay squad's school record setting performance at the 102nd Annual Drake Relays on Saturday afternoon.

Cardinals Claim Benedictine Twilight Invite Apr 30, 2011

Prevailing in seven events, the North Central College women's track & field team captured the team title at the 14-team Benedictine University Twilight Invitational on Friday night.

Cardinals Remain No. 2 in USTFCCCA Rankings Apr 27, 2011

For the second straight week, North Central College is the nation's second ranked men's squad according to the National Team Computer Rankings released Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Women's Track & Field 17th in National Rankings Apr 27, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field team is ranked 17th in the fourth installment of the National Team Computer Rankings for the outdoor season, released Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Vaulters Excel at Musco Twilight Apr 25, 2011

The North Central College men's track & field squad sent four pole vaulters to the University of Iowa's Musco Twilight Invitational on Saturday evening at the Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track, placing three athletes in the top six.

Cardinals win 5 events at Huskie Open Apr 23, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field squad recorded two provisional qualifiers and won five events on Saturday at the Northern Illinois University Huskie Open.

Cardinals 11th in Week 3 Rankings Apr 20, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its week three National Team Computer Rankings for the outdoor season on Wednesday with the North Central College women's track & field team climbing up to 11th.

Men's Track & Field Jumps to 2nd in Outdoor Top 25 Apr 20, 2011

The North Central College men's track & field squad climbed up five spots to second in the third installment of the National Team Computer Rankings for the outdoor season, released Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Cardinals Shine at Twilight Meet Apr 14, 2011

Winning over half the events contested the North Central College men's track & field squad cruised to the team title at the Wheaton College Twilight Invitational on Wednesday at McCully Stadium, racking up 13 event winners and recording seven provisional qualifying performances.

Women's Track Wins Twilight Invitational Apr 14, 2011

Winning six events and tallying three provisional qualifiers, the North Central College women's track & field squad captured the team title at the Wheaton College Twilight Invitational on Wednesday night at McCully Stadium.

Cardinals Seventh in Outdoor Rankings Apr 13, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its second National Team Computer Rankings of the outdoor season on Wednesday with the North Central College men's track & field squad ranking seventh.

Women's Track & Field 23rd in USTFCCCA Rankings Apr 13, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field squad is 23rd in the second installment of the National Team Computer Rankings released Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Benton Earns Runner of the Week Accolades Apr 12, 2011

North Central College's Dan Benton was named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Men's Track & Field Runner of the Week on Tuesday for his performance over the weekend at the Chicagoland Outdoor Championships.

Men's Track Wins Chicagoland Championships Apr 9, 2011

Winning six events, the North Central College men's track & field squad secured its third consecutive Chicagoland Outdoor Championship on Saturday at the University of Chicago's Ted Haydon Track.

Women's Track Claims Chicagoland Outdoors Apr 8, 2011

Spearheaded by a trio of event victories, the North Central College women's track and field team emerged victorious in an extremely close team competition in the Chicagoland Outdoor Championships, placing first in a 21-team field at the University of Chicago's Ted Haydon Track.

Women's Track Leads Chicagoland Outdoors Apr 8, 2011

Spearheaded by a trio of event victories, the North Central College women's track and field team emerged victorious in an extremely close team competition in the Chicagoland Outdoor Championships, placing first in a 21-team field at the University of Chicago's Ted Haydon Track.

Cardinals 14th in Week 1 Outdoor Rankings Apr 6, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its initial National Team Computer Rankings for the outdoor season on Wednesday with the North Central College women's track & field squad earning a No. 14 ranking.

Men's Track & Field 5th in Initial Outdoor Rankings Apr 6, 2011

The North Central College men's track & field squad is fifth in the first installment of the National Team Computer Rankings for the outdoor season, released Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Spain Named Runner of the Week Apr 5, 2011

The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin announced its Men's Track & Field Athletes of the Week on Tuesday with North Central College's Michael Spain earning Runner of the Week honors.

Laesch Claims CCIW Weekly Honor Apr 5, 2011

North Central College's Amanda Laesch was named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Women's Track & Field Runner of the Week on Tuesday for her performance over the weekend at the First Chance Invitational.

Men's Track Captures First Chance Invitational Apr 2, 2011

The North Central College men's track & field team tallied one automatic and three provisional qualifiers on Friday and Saturday, opening up the outdoor season by winning the nine-team First Chance Invitational at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.

Women's Track Dominates Outdoor Opener Apr 2, 2011

Amanda Laesch established a new school record and hit two national qualifying marks, helping the North Central College women's track & field team obliterate the competition at the outdoor season opening First Chance Invitational inside Bendetti-Wehrli Stadium on Friday and Saturday.

Gramarosso Named National Coach of the Year Mar 18, 2011

After guiding North Central College to its second straight indoor national title, first year head coach Frank Gramarosso has been named the NCAA Division III National Coach of the Year on Friday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Cardinals Claim Lead in Program of the Year Standings Mar 18, 2011

By virtue of its national title at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships last weekend, North Central College has moved into the top spot in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Al Carius Men's Program of the Year standings, released Thursday.

Men's Track & Field Back-to-Back National Champions Mar 12, 2011

The North Central College men's track & field team's second straight national title came by the thinnest of margins, rallying from a 20-point deficit to earn the 2011 NCAA Division III Indoor National Championship on Saturday at the Capital Center.

DMR Headlines Day One of Indoor Nationals Mar 11, 2011

The distance medley relay highlighted North Central College's efforts at day one of the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday, placing seventh to earn All-America accolades.

Cardinals Open Indoor Nationals with Five All-Americans Mar 11, 2011

The North Central College men's track & field team trails the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh by one point after day one competition at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships on Friday at the Capital Center after five athletes earned All-American honors.

Cardinals Aim For Repeat in Columbus Mar 10, 2011

Leading the nation with 14 entries in the 2011 NCAA Division III Indoor Championships, the North Central College men's track & field team looks to capture its second consecutive indoor national crown in Columbus, Ohio on Friday and Saturday at Capital University.

Women's Track & Field Sends Seven to Ohio Mar 10, 2011

With six entrants spread across six events the North Central College women's track & field squad looks to secure its fourth top ten finish over the last six years on Friday and Saturday at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships hosted by Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.

Laesch Honored by USTFCCCA Mar 9, 2011

North Central College distance runner Amanda Laesch has been honored by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as the Midwest Region Runner of the Year on Wednesday.

Winder Named Assistant Coach of the Year Mar 9, 2011

North Central College's pole vault coach Tim Winder has been honored as the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Assistant Coach of the Year for the Midwest Region on Wednesday.

Gramarosso Honored by USTFCCCA Mar 9, 2011

North Central College head men's track & field coach Frank Gramarosso has been selected as the Midwest Region Coach of the Year by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association of America on Wednesday.

Kluckhohn Named Midwest Region Coach of the Year Mar 9, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced its regional Coach of the Year recipients on Wednesday with North Central College women's track & field coach Kari Kluckhohn earning the honor for the Midwest Region.

Cardinals Remain No. 1 in Final Indoor Rankings Mar 7, 2011

For the seventh straight week, North Central College is the top ranked squad in NCAA Division III in the final installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's National Team Computer Rankings, released Monday.

Women's Track & Field Sixth in Final Indoor Rankings Mar 7, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field team is sixth in the final installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's National Team Computer Rankings, released Monday.

NCAA Championship Field Announced Mar 7, 2011

The North Central College track & field programs will be well represented at the 2011 NCAA Division III Indoor Championships in Columbus, Ohio on Mar. 11-12, landing 14 entrants across eight events on the men's side and six entrants across six events on the women's side.

Howard, Kapustka Headline Last Chance Qualifier Mar 4, 2011

The North Central College men's track & field team improved or added seven NCAA Division III qualifying marks on Friday at the NCC Last Chance Qualifier at the Al B. Carius Track, including automatic qualifying performances from Robert Kapustka and Jon Howard.

Relays Dominate at Last Chance Qualifier Mar 4, 2011

One final meet inside the friendly confines of the Al B. Carius Track paid dividends for the North Central College women's track & field team, improving provisional qualifying marks in both relays while adding another in the pole vault at Friday's NCC Last Chance Qualifier.

Cardinals No. 1 for Sixth Straight Week Mar 2, 2011

For the sixth consecutive week, the North Central College men's track & field squad is the nation's No. 1 team in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Team Computer Rankings, released Wednesday.

Women's Track & Field Fifth in USTFCCCA Rankings Mar 2, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field team jumped up one spot to fifth in the sixth installment of the National Team Computer Rankings, released Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Cardinals Capture 11th Consecutive CCIW Crown Feb 26, 2011

Eight event winners helped power the North Central College men's track & field squad to its 11th-consecutive College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Indoor Championship on Saturday at Illinois Wesleyan University's Shirk Center.

Women's Track & Field Captures CCIW Indoors Feb 26, 2011

Grabbing an early lead after day one and never relenting, the North Central College women's track & field secured its first College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Indoor Championship since 2007 on Saturday at Illinois Wesleyan University's Shirk Center.

Women's Track & Field Climbs to Sixth in National Rankings Feb 23, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field team continues its climb in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Team Computer Rankings on Wednesday, jumping up three spots to sixth in the week five poll.

Cardinals Stay No. 1 in USTFCCCA Rankings Feb 23, 2011

The top three in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's National Team Computer Rankings remained unchanged from a week ago, with the North Central College track & field squad remaining the nation's top ranked team for the fifth consecutive week.

Women's Track & Field Sweeps CCIW Awards Feb 22, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field squad earned a clean sweep of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Athlete of the Week awards on Tuesday with Sheila Walsh earning the track honor and Chelsea Armstrong earning the field honor.

Women's Track & Field Shines at Cardinal Classic Feb 18, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field squad ran away with the team title at Friday's Cardinal Classic on the Al B. Carius Track, winning six events, recording four provisional qualifiers and setting one school record in the team's final tune-up before next weekend's College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Indoor Championships.

Cardinals Crush Field at Home Classic Feb 18, 2011

Winning nine events and tallying six national qualifiers, the North Central College men's track & field squad more than doubled its nearest competitors point total in the team standings, winning the Cardinal Classic on Friday night at the Al B. Carius Track.

Cardinals Earn Team Academic Award Feb 18, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association unveiled its Team Academic Award winners for the 2010 season on Friday with the North Central College men's cross country squad among the 125 teams to be honored for its commitment to academic and athletic excellence.

Women's Cross Country Honored by USTFCCCA Feb 17, 2011

The North Central College women's cross country team was honored by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the sixth straight season on Thursday, earning the Team All-Academic Award for its commitment to academic and athletic excellence.

Women's Track & Field Ninth in National Rankings Feb 16, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field squad is ranked ninth in the fourth installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Team Computer Rankings, released Thursday.

Cardinals Remain Nation's Top Ranked Squad Feb 16, 2011

North Central College remains atop the National Team Computer Rankings for the fourth consecutive week as the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released the weekly rankings on Thursday.

North Central to Host 2013 Indoor Track Championships Feb 16, 2011

The NCAA Division III Championships Committee has selected North Central College to host the 2013 NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships, Mar. 9-10, 2013, at Al B. Carius Track.

Two Harriers Earn All-Academic Accolades Feb 15, 2011

North Central College men's cross country runners Timothy Hird and Daniel Kerley were among the 142 student-athletes named to the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division III All-Academic Team released Wednesday.

Murphy Honored by CCIW Feb 15, 2011

North Central College's Kayla Murphy was named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday for her effort's at the Chicagoland Indoor Championships.

Klein Named CCIW Runner of the Week Feb 15, 2011

Neal Klein became the fourth straight North Central College men's track & field athlete to earn College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Track Athlete of the Week honors, claiming the award on Tuesday for his performance at the Chicagoland Indoor Championships.

Laesch Named USTFCCCA All-Academic Feb 15, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced its NCAA Division III All-Academic honorees for the women's country season with North Central College's Amanda Laesch earning the award for the fourth time in her career.

Cardinals Steamroll Chicagoland Foes Feb 12, 2011

The North Central College men's track and field team encountered little resistance in defending its Chicagoland Indoor Championships title on Saturday, winning nine of the 17 events and building an insurmountable lead early in the competition at Al B. Carius Track.

Women's Track Repeats as Chicagoland Indoor Champs Feb 11, 2011

For the second straight season, the North Central College women's track and field team has claimed first place at the Chicagoland Indoor Championships, winning five events and cruising to the team championship at Al B. Carius Track.

Women's Track & Field 7th in USTFCCCA Rankings Feb 9, 2011

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its week three National Team Computer Rankings on Wednesday with the North Central College women's track & field team jumping up to seventh.

Men's Track & Field Holds No. 1 Ranking Feb 9, 2011

The North Central College men's track & field squad remains the top ranked team in NCAA Division III in the third installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Team Computer Rankings, released Wednesday.

Relay Team Honored by CCIW Feb 8, 2011

The North Central College men's track and field team has secured a third straight College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Track Athlete of the Week Award, as the Cardinals' 4x400-meter relay squad has received the honor for the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 6.

Women's Track & Field Third at Warhawk Classic Feb 5, 2011

The 14th-ranked North Central College women's track & field squad tallied four provisional qualifying efforts over the weekend, competing at the Keck Pentathlon on Friday while placing third at Saturday's Warhawk Classic.

Women's Track & Field 14th in National Rankings Feb 3, 2011

The North Central College women's track & field squad is 14th in the second installment of the National Team Computer Rankings, released Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Cardinals Remain No. 1 in USTFCCCA Poll Feb 3, 2011

The North Central College men's track & field squad maintained its position as the top ranked team in NCAA Division III in the second installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Team Computer Rankings, released Wednesday.

Cardinals Secure Sweep of CCIW Awards Feb 1, 2011

The North Central College men's track & field squad swept the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin weekly awards for the second consecutive week as Daniel Benton was named Track Athlete of the Week and John Wood was honored as Field Athlete of the Week.

Criscione Named Field Athlete of the Week Feb 1, 2011

North Central College women's track & field athlete Michelle Criscione has been named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at Friday's NCC Quadrangular.

Women's Track & Field Wins NCC Quadrangular Jan 28, 2011

Earning a clean sweep of the sprinting events the North Central College women's track & field team captured the team title at Friday's NCC Quadrangular held at the Al B. Carius Track. The Cardinals claimed nine of the 15 events contested while two athletes recorded provisional qualifying marks.

Cardinals Win 10 Events at NCC Quadrangular Jan 28, 2011

The North Central College men's track & field squad remained untouchable at home on Friday night, winning 10 of the 16 events contested to win the NCC Quadrangular at the Al B. Carius Track. Cardinal athletes accounted for six national qualifying performances, including Robert Kapustka who hit the provisional standard in both the weight throw and shot put.

Men's Track Opens Indoor Season as National No. 1 Jan 26, 2011

The North Central College men's track and field team is ranked first nationally among all NCAA Division III institutions, according to the first release of National Team Computer Rankings by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Women's Track 12th in Initial Indoor Rankings Jan 26, 2011

The North Central College women's track and field team is rated 12th nationally among NCAA Division III institutions, according to the first release of National Team Computer Rankings by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Men's Track & Field Sweeps CCIW Awards Jan 25, 2011

The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin announced its Athletes of the Week for men's track & field on Tuesday with North Central College's Michael Spain and Josh Winder earning the honor for their efforts at Friday's Cardinal Opener.

Walsh Named CCIW Athlete of the Week Jan 25, 2011

North Central College's Sheila Walsh has been honored as the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Women's Track Athlete of the Week on Tuesday for her performance at last weekend's Cardinal Opener.

Cardinals Defend Home Turf in Opener Jan 21, 2011

Posting nine qualifying marks for the national championships and setting three new facility records, the North Central College men's track and field team opened the home portion of its schedule with a win Friday, placing first in the seven-team Cardinal Opener at Al B. Carius Track.

Women's Track Second in Season Opener Jan 21, 2011

The North Central College women's track and field team opened the season within the friendly confines of Al B. Carius Track on Friday, achieving two first-place finishes and two provisional national championship qualifying marks in placing second in the seven-team Cardinal Opener.

Men's Track & Field Dominates Season Opener Jan 15, 2011

The defending national champion North Central College men's track & field squad opened up the 2011 season on Saturday, claiming five provisional qualifiers and 11 event winners to dominate the Private College Invitational at Carthage College's Tarble Center.

Cardinals Presented Program of the Year Award Jan 7, 2011

The Al Carius Program of the Year Award returned home on Friday evening as United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Chief Executive Officer Sam Seemes presented North Central College with the award for the 2009-2010 academic year during the 27th Annual Alumni Track & Field Meet at the Al B. Carius Track.

Former Track Coach to Receive Hall of Fame Induction Dec 14, 2010

The Illinois Track & Cross Country Coaches Association has announced that former North Central College track & field coach Doug Malinsky will be inducted into the Coaches’ Hall of Fame on Jan. 8, 2011 at its winter clinic and banquet. Malinsky coached the long jumpers and triple jumpers at North Central for 22 seasons before retiring in 2009.

Laesch Earns All-American Honors at Nationals Nov 20, 2010

North Central College's Amanda Laesch capped off her collegiate cross country career on Saturday at the NCAA Division III National Championships, placing 15th to earn All-American honors at Wartburg College's Max Cross Country Course.

Harriers Bring Home Hardware At Nationals Nov 20, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country squad tallied its third consecutive top two finish at the NCAA Division III National Championships, finishing runner-up after four Cardinals earned All-American accolades on Saturday at Wartburg College's Max Cross Country Course.

Spain Honored by USTFCCCA Nov 16, 2010

For the second consecutive season, North Central College's Michael Spain was honored as the Midwest Region Runner of the Year, the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced on Tuesday.

Carius Claims Midwest Coach of the Year Honors Nov 16, 2010

North Central College men's cross country coach Al Carius was honored by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Tuesday, earning Midwest Region Coach of the Year honors for the third straight season.

Women's Cross Country Sixth at Midwest Regional Nov 13, 2010

Amanda Laesch finished third overall, punching her ticket to next weekend's National Championships as the North Central College women's cross country squad finished sixth at the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional on Saturday at the Saukie Golf Course.

Men's Cross Country Dominates Midwest Regional Nov 13, 2010

All seven runners finished in the top 25 as the North Central College men's cross country team secured its third straight NCAA Division III Midwest Regional title on Saturday at the Saukie Golf Course, outdistancing runner-up University of Wisconsin-Platteville by a 49-point margin.

Men's Cross Country No. 1 for Seventh Straight Week Nov 3, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country squad maintained its grip on the No. 1 spot in the ninth installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division III National Coaches' Poll, released Wednesday.

Cardinals Maintain No. 1 Regional Ranking Nov 2, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its ninth installment of the regional rankings on Tuesday with the North Central College men's cross country team continuing to occupy the top spot in the Midwest Region.

Women's Cross Country Remains 6th in Regional Rankings Nov 2, 2010

The North Central College women's cross country team remains the Midwest Region's sixth-ranked squad in the week eight United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings, released Tuesday.

Women's Cross Country Cruises to 2nd Straight CCIW Title Oct 30, 2010

After winning the 2009 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin championship by a single point, the North Central College women's cross country team made no contest of the 2010 meet, putting five finishers in the top 10 and winning its second straight conference title in dominating fashion at Saukie Golf Course on Saturday.

Cardinals Scorch Course, Win 37th Straight CCIW Crown Oct 30, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country once again achieved to what has become an annual trophy haul on Saturday, storming away from the field to win the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin championship for the 37th consecutive year at Saukie Golf Course.

Cardinals Still No. 1 in National Rankings Oct 20, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country team is the nation's top ranked team for the fifth consecutive week as the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association released the seventh installment of the NCAA Division III National Cross Country Coaches' Poll on Wednesday.

Women's Cross Country 34th in Coaches Poll Oct 20, 2010

The North Central College women's cross country team continued its ascent in the NCAA Division III National Cross Country Coaches' Poll, climbing one spot to 34th in the week six rankings released Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Men's Cross Country Remains No. 1 in Midwest Region Oct 19, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country team remains the Midwest Region's top ranked squad for the fifth straight week in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings, released Tuesday.

Cardinals Climb to 6th in Midwest Region Oct 19, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released the seventh installment of the regional rankings on Tuesday with the North Central College women's cross country squad jumping up one spot to sixth in the Midwest Region.

Spain Claims 4th CCIW Weekly Accolade Oct 19, 2010

North Central College's Michael Spain has been selected as the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin men's cross country Runner of the Week on Tuesday, marking the fourth time this season the senior has earned the award.

Laesch Secures 5th Runner of the Week Honor Oct 19, 2010

For the second straight week and the fifth time this season, North Central College's Amanda Laesch has been honored by the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin as the women's cross country Runner of the Week.

Harriers Prevail in Star-Studded Invite Oct 16, 2010

Matched up against four other top-10-ranked opponents, the North Central College men's cross country affirmed its status as the top-ranked NCAA Division III team in the nation on Saturday, placing seven runners in the top 25 and winning the 37-team University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Brooks Invitational at Lake Breeze Golf Course.

Women's Cross Country 10th at Oshkosh Oct 16, 2010

The North Central College women's cross country teams took part in one of the largest cross country meets in the Midwest on Saturday, turning in a 10th-place finish in the 36-team University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Brooks Invitational at Lake Breeze Golf Couse.

Cardinals Remain No. 1 in Coaches' Poll Oct 13, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country squad remains the nation's No. 1 ranked team for the fourth consecutive week according to the sixth installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association NCAA Division III Coaches' Top 35 Poll, released Wednesday.

Women's Cross Country 35th in USTFCCCA National Rankings Oct 13, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its week five NCAA Division III Top 35 Coaches' Poll on Wednesday with the North Central College women's cross country team climbing back into the rankings at No. 35.

Cardinals Remain No. 1 in Midwest Region Oct 12, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country team occupies the top spot in the Midwest Region for the fourth straight week in the sixth installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings, released Tuesday.

Women's Cross Country 7th in Midwest Region Oct 12, 2010

The North Central College women's cross country team remains the Midwest Region's seventh ranked squad for the third consecutive week as the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its sixth installment of the regional rankings on Tuesday.

Women's Cross Country Third at Dan Huston Invite Oct 9, 2010

The North Central College women's cross country squad turned in a third place showing on Saturday at the 23-team Dan Huston Pre-National Invitational held at Wartburg College's Max Cross Country Course.

Men's Cross Country 3rd at Eagle Invite Oct 9, 2010

Four runners in the top 20 powered the North Central College men's cross country squad to a third place finish on Friday afternoon at the 15-team Benedictine University Eagle Invitational held at Lisle Community Park.

Men's Cross Country Remains No. 1 in USTFCCCA Poll Oct 6, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its fifth installment of the NCAA Division III Top 35 Coaches' Poll on Wednesday with the North Central College men's cross country team occupying the top spot for the third consecutive week.

Spain Named Co-Runner of the Week Oct 5, 2010

North Central College's Michael Spain has been selected as the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Cross Country Co-Runner of the Week Award for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3.

NCC Athletics Hall of Fame: Derron Bishop '93 Oct 5, 2010

A career full of clutch performances in big meets, including eight All-America certificates and an NCAA Division III National Cross Country Championship, was based on a “business as usual” attitude for Derron Bishop ’93.

Cardinals Remain Region's Top Team Oct 5, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country squad is the Midwest Region's top ranked team according to the fifth installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings, released Tuesday.

Women's Cross Country 7th in Regional Rankings Oct 5, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released the fifth installment of the regional rankings on Tuesday with the North Central College women's cross country squad maintaining its No. 7 ranking within the Midwest Region.

Men's Cross Country 2nd at Notre Dame, 1st at Carthage Oct 1, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country team achieved a pair of individual first-place finishes and nearly swept a pair of team titles Friday, claiming second place in the Gold Division at the Notre Dame Invitational and picking up a first-place finish at the Carthage Invitational.

Freshman Harriers Third at Carthage Invite Oct 1, 2010

Sending a squad comprised entirely of freshman, the North Central College women's cross country team turned in a third place finish at the Carthage College Invitational on Friday afternoon with two Cardinals finished among the top 10.

Cardinals Remain No. 1 in USTFCCCA Poll Sep 29, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released the fourth installment of the NCAA Division III National Coaches Poll on Wednesday with the North Central College men's cross country squad maintaining its No. 1 ranking for the second consecutive week.

Men's Cross Country Maintains No. 1 Regional Ranking Sep 28, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country team maintains its No. 1 ranking in the Midwest Region for the second consecutive week in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Regional Rankings released Tuesday.

Women's Cross Country Seventh in Regional Rankings Sep 28, 2010

The North Central College women's cross country team ranked seventh in the Midwest Region in the fourth installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings released Tuesday.

Laesch Earns Third CCIW Award Sep 28, 2010

North Central College women's cross country runner Amanda Laesch has been honored with her third College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Runner of the Week Award for the 2010 season.

Cardinal Close-Up: Amanda Laesch Sep 27, 2010

North Central women's cross country runner Amanda Laesch is profiled in a new weekly feature series on the College's student-athletes.

Laesch Paces Cardinals at Griak Invite Sep 25, 2010

The North Central College women's cross country team competed as a split squad on Saturday, placing sixth at the University of Minnesota's Roy Griak Invitational behind the efforts of Amanda Laesch while also placing fifth at Lake Forest College's Forester Invitational.

Women's Cross Country Earns National Ranking Sep 22, 2010

The North Central College women's cross country team cracked the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III Top 35 Coaches' Poll for the first time this season on Wednesday, sitting 35th in the rankings third installment of the season.

Cardinals Claim Top Spot in National Rankings Sep 22, 2010

For the first time this season the North Central College men's cross country squad is the nation's No. 1 ranked team, claiming six of the eight first place votes to secure the top spot in the third installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III Coaches' Poll, released Wednesday.

Women's Cross Country Climbs to 6th in Midwest Rankings Sep 21, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its third installment of the regional rankings on Tuesday with the North Central College women's cross country team jumping up one spot to sixth in the Midwest Region.

Cardinals Secure Top Spot in Regional Rankings Sep 21, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country team is the Midwest Region's top ranked squad according to the third installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings, released Tuesday.

CCIW Honors Laesch with Second Weekly Award Sep 21, 2010

North Central College women's cross country runner Amanda Laesch has been honored as the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin's Runner of the Week for the second time in the 2010 season.

Spain Receives Second CCIW Award Sep 21, 2010

North Central College's Michael Spain has been selected for his second College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Cross Country Runner of the Week Award for the 2010 season.

Spain Paces Cardinals to 2nd-Place Finish Sep 17, 2010

Its five scoring runners placing in the top 20, the North Central College men's cross country team turned in a second-place finish at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships on Friday at Weibring Golf Course.

Women's Cross Country 7th at Intercollegiates Sep 17, 2010

The North Central College women's cross country team took on a field of the state of Illinois' best on Friday at Weibring Golf Course, taking seventh place at the 31-team Illinois Intercollegiate Championships.

Cardinals Remain No. 2 in Men's Cross Country Poll Sep 15, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country team remains the No. 2-ranked Division III team in the nation by the narrowest possible margin this week, according to the most recent 2010 rankings released by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Cardinals Remain Second in Regional Rankings Sep 14, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country squad remains second in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings, released Tuesday.

Women's Cross Country Remains 7th in Regional Rankings Sep 14, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its first regional rankings on the regular season on Tuesday with the North Central College women's cross country squad remaining seventh in the Midwest Region.

Lesiewicz Honored by CCIW Sep 14, 2010

North Central College men's cross country runner Pat Lesiewicz has been selected as the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Runner of the Week for Sept. 7-13.

Lesiewicz Paces Cardinals at Aurora Sep 11, 2010

Several of the younger members of the North Central College men's cross country team were given the chance to shine at the Aurora University Spartan Classic on Friday, and they took full advantage as the Cardinals placed second in the 13-team event at Oakhurst Forest Preserve.

Women's Cross Country Takes Fifth at Aurora Sep 11, 2010

The North Central College women's cross country team opted to hold several of its leading runners out of the Aurora University Spartan Invitational on Friday, but the Cardinals were still able to post a fifth-place finish in the 12-team event at Oakhurst Forest Preserve.

Laesch Named CCIW Runner of the Week Sep 8, 2010

For her performance at Friday's Badger Classic, North Central College women's cross country runner Amanda Laesch has been honored as the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin's Runner of the Week.

Spain Honored by CCIW Sep 8, 2010

North Central College's Michael Spain has been honored as the first College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Cross Country Runner of the Week award winner for the 2010 season.

Cardinals Attain Perfect Score at Season Opener Sep 3, 2010

Competing in its first meet since claiming the 2009 NCAA Division III National Championship, the North Central College men's cross country squad was in mid-season form, attaining a perfect score after claiming the first six finishers at Friday evening's Elmhurst College Early Bird Invitational.

Women's Cross Country Fourth at Badger Classic Sep 3, 2010

Amanda Laesch finished fourth overall, helping the North Central College women's cross country team to a fourth place finish at the second annual Badger Classic Friday evening at the Zimmer Cross Country Course.

Men's Cross Country No. 2 in Initial National Rankings Sep 1, 2010

The North Central College men's cross country team will open defense of its 2009 NCAA Division III National Championship as the No. 2-ranked Division III team in the nation, according to the initial 2010 rankings released by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Women's Cross Country Seventh in Preseason Rankings Aug 24, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its preseason regional rankings on Tuesday with the North Central College women's cross country squad ranking seventh within the Midwest Region.

Men's Cross Country Second in Regional Rankings Aug 24, 2010

The defending national champion North Central College men's cross country team heads into the 2010 season ranked second within the Midwest Region in the preseason regional rankings released Tuesday by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Women's Track & Field Honored by USTFCCCA Aug 4, 2010

The North Central College women's track and field squad was one of 106 team's honored by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Tuesday, earning the All-Academic Team award for its athletic and academic success.

Gramarosso Promoted to Head Coach Aug 2, 2010

For the first time in more than 40 years, the North Central College men’s track and field program is set to experience a coaching change, as longtime associate head coach Frank Gramarosso has been promoted to the position of head coach, effective Aug. 2.

Six Women's Track Athletes Earn All-Academic Honors Jul 30, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its women's All-Academic Award winners for the 2010 season on Friday. North Central College athletes Annie Adamson, Lauren Brightmore, Samantha Bunsen, Michelle Criscione, Amanda Laesch and Melissa Savino each made the list in recognition of their athletic and academic success.

Five Cardinals Named USTFCCCA All-Academic Jul 29, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its All-Academic Award winners for the 2010 season on Thursday with five North Central College men's track & field athletes earning a spot on the team. Peter Geraghty, Zachariah Heerspink, Alexander Knobloch, Steven Stack and Josh Winder were all honored for their athletic and academic success.

Winder, Reid Headline Spring Academic All-CCIW Selections Jul 14, 2010

North Central College recently announced its winners of the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Jack Swartz Academic All-Conference Awards for spring 2010, as well as its 64 Academic All-CCIW honorees for the spring season. North Central’s Jack Swartz honorees for the spring are senior track and field athlete Jake Winder and senior softball player Kara Reid .

Winder, Stacey Compete at USATF Nationals Jun 28, 2010

North Central College was represented at the 2010 USA Track & Field Outdoor National Championships over the weekend, as Jake Winder and Thomas Stacey competed in the senior and junior pole vault events, respectively, at Drake Stadium.

Carius Named USTFCCCA Coach of the Year Jun 10, 2010

North Central College men's track & field coach Al Carius has been named the NCAA Division III National Coach of the Year for the outdoor season by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Thursday.

Cardinals Complete Sweep of National Titles May 29, 2010

The North Central College men's track and field team plucked the final jewel of a rare triple crown Saturday at Baldwin-Wallace College, as the Cardinals protected a huge early lead and claimed the program's 20th national title at the 2010 NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships.

Crisicione Finishes Fifth in High Jump May 29, 2010

North Central College high jumper Michelle Criscione earned her first NCAA Division III All-America certificate on Saturday, finishing in a four-way tie for fifth place on the final day of the 2010 Division III Outdoor National Championships at Baldwin-Wallace College.

Cardinals Remain in Front after Second Day May 28, 2010

The North Central College men's track and field team continues to lead the field at the 2010 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships after the second day of competition on Friday, and will carry a substantial advantage into Saturday's final day.

Two National Titles, 41 Points in First Day for Men's Track May 27, 2010

The North Central College men's track and field team swung for the fences as it opened its bid for the 2010 NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championship, stockpiling 41 points and winning individual national titles in both events in which it competed in the first day of competition on Thursday.

Secrest Places Second in Final Collegiate Meet May 27, 2010

North Central College pole vaulter Rachel Secrest closed out a stellar collegiate career with a strong performance Thursday, placing second at the 2010 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Baldwin-Wallace College.

Men's Track & Field Second in Final USTFCCCA Rankings May 24, 2010

North Central College heads into this week's NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field National Championships ranked second nationally in the final installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Team Rankings, released Monday.

Men's Track Armed to Pursue Sweep May 24, 2010

Opportunities to achieve firsts in the storied history of the North Central College men's track and field program are rare, but 14 individuals will have the chance to take their place among the Cardinals' trail blazers at this weekend's NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships.

Women's Track Sends Three to Outdoor Nationals May 24, 2010

The North Central College women's track and field team will be represented by three individuals at the 2010 NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships, which will be contested from Thursday through Saturday in Berea, Ohio.

Cardinals Land Five Qualifiers at Last Chance Meet May 21, 2010

Four athletes and one relay recorded provisional qualifying marks and one school record fell as the North Central College women's track and field squad hosted the Gregory Invitational on Thursday and Friday at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.

Seven Qualify at Gregory Invitational May 21, 2010

The North Central College men's track and field team recorded one automatic and six provisional qualifiers at the Gregory Invitational held on Thursday and Friday inside Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.

Men's Track & Field Maintains No. 2 Ranking May 19, 2010

For the fifth consecutive week, the North Central College men's track and field squad maintains its position as the nation's second ranked squad as the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its penultimate National Team Rankings of the outdoor season on Wednesday.

Women's Track & Field Remains Second in Regional Rankings May 19, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its seventh installment of the Regional Team Index Top 10 Rankings on Wednesday with the North Central College women's track & field squad remaining second in the Midwest Region for the second consecutive week.

Men's Track Tallies 10 Qualifiers at Dr. Keeler Invite May 14, 2010

The North Central College men's track and field team tallied seven provisional qualifying performances while three athletes recorded automatic qualifying efforts at the two-day Dr. Keeler Invitational held at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.

Women's Track & Field Second in Midwest Rankings May 12, 2010

The North Central College women's track and field squad is ranked second in the Midwest Region in the sixth installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Regional Team Index Top 10 Rankings, released Wednesday.

Women's Track & Field Second at CCIW Championships May 8, 2010

North Central College tallied six event winners and recorded five national qualifying marks en route to a second place finish at the two-day College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at McCully Stadium.

Women's Track & Field Claims Region's Top Ranking May 5, 2010

The North Central College women's track and field team reclaimed the top spot in the Midwest Region in the fifth installment of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Regional Team Index Top 10 Rankings, released Wednesday.