2018-19 Yale Men's Cross Country News

  • Stoner Chosen to Lead Bulldogs in 2019
    December 10, 2018
    The Yale men’s cross country team concluded its 2018 season with the annual team banquet last week. Each year, following the end of competition, the Bulldogs gather together one final time to reflect on the season, announce the team awards and elect next year’s captain. At the start of the event, each athlete voted on a rising junior for the position of captain – at the end of the night, the votes were tallied and Austin Stoner was declared the captain for the 2019 season.
  • Bulldogs Conclude Season in Buffalo at Regional Championships
    November 09, 2018
    The Yale men’s cross country team concluded their season today with the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships, held in Buffalo, N.Y. The Bulldogs battled teams across the region over the 10,000m course through the mud and snow, placing 17th as a team. With such a young and determined squad, these runners have a lot to take away from the 2018 season – and now they have indoor and outdoor track in their sights. Syracuse won the team title, with Iona following in a close second-place finish; both will advance to compete at the national championships next weekend.
  • Bulldogs Bound for Buffalo
    November 07, 2018
    The Yale men's cross country team will travel to Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday to compete in the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships. This meet presents each competing team the opportunity to earn qualification for the NCAA National Championships in Madison, Wis. Each year, the best teams from New England gather to race, and the top two teams automatically qualify for the NCAA National Championships. This will occur across the country – throughout nine separate regions. 
  • Bulldogs Compete at Ivy Heps
    October 27, 2018
    The Yale men’s cross country team competed today at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, hosted by Princeton. The Bulldogs finished seventh with 176 points, Princeton took home the team championship on the men’s side. 
  • Bulldogs Prepared for Strong Performance at Ivy Heps
    October 25, 2018
    Saturday, the Yale men’s cross country team will head to West Windsor Fields in Princeton, N.J., for the 2018 Ivy League Heptagonal Championships. Each of the eight Ivy League universities will field its 12 top runners to race over 8,000m to determine the fastest individuals, and teams, in the league. The first seven runners to cross the finish line will earn first-team All-Ivy honors, and the eighth through 14th finishers will be named second-team All-Ivy. The men’s race will begin at 12:00 p.m.
  • Bulldogs Finish Runners-Up at CCSU Mini Meet
    October 21, 2018
    Friday, the Yale men’s cross country team competed at the CCSU Mini Meet, taking home second place in the varsity section with 77 points. The Bulldogs raced very competitively, placing three athletes in the top 15. Looking ahead to next weekend, the top five finishers from the Mini Meet will round out the starting roster for the Bulldogs at Ivy Heps.
  • Bulldogs Set to Compete at CCSU Mini Meet
    October 18, 2018
    Friday, the Yale men’s cross country team will travel to New Britain, Conn., to compete in the CCSU Mini Meet. In past years this meet has served to decide which Bulldogs will earn roster spots at Ivy Heps, as well as a tune up for those athletes running both this weekend and next. Recently, anywhere between the top one to three runners have raced at Ivy Heps following the Mini Meet.
  • Bulldogs Battle Frigid Conditions; Finish 29th at Pre-Nationals
    October 13, 2018
    The Yale men’s cross country team competed earlier this morning at the Pre-Nationals meet, held in Madison, Wis. As temperatures dropped near to freezing, the Bulldogs faced delays of their start time due to frost on the course; once the race had started they not only had to race the fastest teams in the nation, but also handle the frigid conditions. The Bulldogs scored 747 points – good enough for 29th place as a team.
  • Bulldogs Bound for Pre-Nationals
    October 11, 2018
    This Saturday, the Yale men’s cross country team will be traveling to Madison, Wis., to compete against the top teams in the country at the 2018 Wisconsin Pre-National meet. The meet has been divided into two evenly-seeded races, with the Bulldogs set to run at 11:30 a.m., in the Cardinal Race. The first of the two sections, the Cardinal Race will feature 10 teams listed in the NCAA top 30 rankings – including four top 10 teams and Northern Arizona, currently ranked first in the nation. The race is set to take place on the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course.
  • Bulldogs Take Eighth at Paul Short Invitational
    September 29, 2018
    The Yale men’s cross country team competed this morning at the Paul Short Invitational, hosted by Lehigh at the Goodman Campus Cross Country Course in Bethlehem, Pa. The Bulldogs competed in two separate sections: the gold race and the open race. In the highly competitive gold race, the Bulldogs placed eighth of 41 teams with an average time of 25:22. In the open race, the Bulldogs finished sixth of 33 teams, averaging 26:25 for the 8,000m course. 
  • Bulldogs Headed to Lehigh for Paul Short Invitational
    September 27, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Yale men’s cross country team will be heading to Bethlehem, Pa., this Saturday to compete at the 45th annual Paul Short Invitational, hosted by Lehigh. This will be the second meet of the season for the majority of the Bulldogs. The Paul Short Run has historically been the largest collegiate cross country race in the country, with about 6,000 athletes set to compete this weekend from hundreds of teams. The participating teams have been seeded into heats and the Bulldogs were assigned to the Gold Race – the most competitive of the collegiate sections, and set to begin at 11:00 a.m.
  • Bulldogs Compete Well Against Harvard, Fall 21-36
    September 14, 2018
    The Yale men’s cross country team faced Harvard earlier today at the Harvard-Yale dual meet held in Boston. The Bulldogs’ score of 36 was not enough to best the Crimson’s score of 21. In total, Yale placed four athletes in the top 10, all of them underclassmen.
  • Elis to Face Harvard this Weekend
    September 13, 2018
    The Yale men's cross country team is set to compete this Friday at Franklin Park in Boston against Ivy League rival Harvard. Only seven Bulldogs have raced so far this season, so this meet is the season opener for the majority of the team. The men's race is 6,000 meters and will start at 2:00 p.m.  
  • Bulldogs to Begin Season at Fordham
    September 08, 2018
    The Yale men’s cross country team will begin its 2018 season this Saturday at the Fordham Fiasco held at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. For the Bulldogs, this meet has historically been treated as a transition into the 8,000m college race distance for first-years, as well as a return to competition for athletes recovering from injuries. Many of the Bulldogs’ core runners will not see competition until the Harvard-Yale meet the following weekend.
  • Bulldogs Work Together at Fordham Fiasco
    September 08, 2018
    The Yale men’s cross country team competed earlier today at the Fordham Fiasco held at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The Bulldogs treated today’s meet as a workout effort to ensure that they are tuned-up for next weekend’s Harvard-Yale dual meet. Five first-years led the squad, finishing consecutively between 27th and 31st place, earning the Bulldogs fifth place as a team.
  • Bulldogs Prepare for 2018 Season
    August 28, 2018
    The Yale men’s cross country team will begin its 2018 season next month with a strong corps of returners and a slew of promising young talent from the incoming class of 2022. Last track season, the Bulldogs’ distance squad saw much success, led by the efforts of standout Trevor Reinhart as he took home an Ivy League indoor championship in the 3,000m run and competed in the 1,500m run at the outdoor NCAA East Preliminary Round. 
  • Bulldogs Release 2018 Schedule
    June 30, 2018
    The Yale men’s cross country team has finalized its schedule for the upcoming 2018 season, with its first meet to be held on Sept. 8, Heps on Oct. 27 and the NCAA Championships on Nov. 17. The Bulldogs will once again be led by head coach Paul Harkins, as they seek their first Ivy League Heptagonal title. Last season, the Bulldogs finished sixth in the team race at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.