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O’Hare’s Mile Headlines National Athlete of the Week Awards Todd Grasley Feb 18, 2013

Tulsa’s Chris O’Hare blazed into the collegiate record books and a number of student-athletes around the country in all divisions turned in strong conference championship performances to headline this week’s U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Athlete of the Week Awards. (via USTFCCCA)

Three Named to All-C-USA Academic Team Dec 9, 2011

Three members of The University of Tulsa cross country teams have been named to the 2011 Conference USA All-Academic Team, the league announced today. The honor is selected by the league's sports information directors for the sport.

Tulsa Finishes 25th At NCAA XC Championship Nov 21, 2011

The University of Tulsa men's cross country team finished 25th at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships Monday morning at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course located at Wabash Valley Family Sports Center in Terre Haute, Ind.

TU Men, Whiting Head To NCAA Championships Nov 20, 2011

The No. 21-ranked University of Tulsa men's cross country team will join senior Paula Whiting in Terre Haute, Ind., Nov. 21 for the NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships.

4 Land On All-Midwest Region Team Nov 14, 2011

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced today that four members of The University of Tulsa cross country team earned All-Midwest Region honors following this weekend's NCAA Midwest Regional Championship in DeKalb, Ill.

Men's XC, Whiting Qualify For Nationals Nov 13, 2011

Following a dominant effort at the NCAA Midwest Regional Saturday, the NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Track and Field Committee announced today that eight members of The University of Tulsa cross country team will compete at nationals.

TU Men Take Third At Midwest Regional Nov 12, 2011

The University of Tulsa men's cross country team earned a third-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional Saturday afternoon. The team ran at the NIU North 40 course, and the event was being hosted by Northern Illinois University.

NCAA Midwest Regional Await Golden Hurricane Nov 10, 2011

The University of Tulsa cross country teams will travel to DeKalb, Ill., Nov. 12 for the NCAA Midwest Regional. The No. 27-ranked men will be up first, and their 10K will begin at 12 p.m. CST, while the women's 6K will start at 1:15 p.m.

Men's XC Claims Back-To-Back C-USA Championships Oct 31, 2011

The University of Tulsa men's cross country team repeated as Conference USA Champions Monday at the Wildcat Golf Club. This is the third time in the last four years the TU men claimed the conference crown.

Men, Women Look to Defend C-USA Crowns in Houston Oct 28, 2011

The University of Tulsa will head to Houston for the 2011 Conference USA Cross Country Championships October 31 at Wildcat Golf Course. The event is being hosted by Rice University and the men's 8K race is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. The women's 6K event is scheduled for 10 a.m., and the awards ceremony will follow the races at 11 a.m.

Tulsa XC Travels to Terre Haute for NCAA Pre-Nationals Oct 14, 2011

The University of Tulsa cross country teams will travel to Terre Haute, Ind., Oct. 16 for NCAA Pre-Nationals. The Golden Hurricane will run in the event that precedes the NCAA Championships, which will also be held at LaVern Gibson Cross Country Championship Course.

XC Shows Progress at OSU Jamboree Oct 1, 2011

The University of Tulsa cross country teams recorded high finishes at the OSU Jamboree Saturday morning at the OSU Cross Country Course. The women finished fifth in the 6K event, while the men posted a sixth-place finish in the 8K race.

Golden Hurricane Ready For Stiff Test In Stillwater Sep 29, 2011

The University of Tulsa cross country teams will travel to Stillwater, Okla., Oct. 1 for the Cowboy Jamboree. The meet will be the first true test of the season for the Golden Hurricane, as the event features many of the top teams in the nation.

TU Defeats Houston In Dual Sep 19, 2011

The University of Tulsa cross country teams traveled back home for a dual meet with Houston following the rainout of the Missouri Southern Stampede in Joplin, Mo.

Missouri Southern Stampede Canceled Sep 17, 2011

Due to heavy rains that have settled in over the Joplin area this morning and into the afternoon, the running of the 23rd annual Missouri Southern Stampede has been canceled.

Women's XC Returns To Site Of Perfection Sep 16, 2011

The University of Tulsa cross country teams will travel to Joplin, Mo., for the 23rd annual Missouri Southern Stampede September 17. The women's 5K will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the men will follow with an 8K that begins at 9:15 a.m.

Cross Country Set To Host Hurricane Festival Sep 1, 2011

The University of Tulsa cross country teams are set to kickoff the 2011 campaign as they will be hosts to the annual Hurricane Festival. The meet will take place September 3 at Mohawk Park and will include TU, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Arkansas-Fort Smith, Missouri State and Oklahoma Wesleyan.

12 Qualify For NCAA West Preliminaries May 19, 2011

The University of Tulsa track and field teams had 12 members qualify for the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field West Preliminaries, which will take place May 26-28 in Eugene, Ore.

Whiting, O'Hare Break School Records In Iowa Apr 30, 2011

Senior Paula Whiting and sophomore Chris O'Hare both shined against Olympians for The University of Tulsa track and field teams at the final day of the 2011 Drake Relays Saturday at Drake Stadium.

Drake Relays Await Golden Hurricane Apr 27, 2011

The University of Tulsa track and field teams will head to Des Moines, Iowa, the site of this year's NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, for the 2011 Drake Relays April 28-30. Tulsa has had a successful outdoor campaign at the midway point of the campaign, as four school records have fallen and 26 top-five performances have occurred so far this year.

Steel, O'Hare Sweep C-USA Weekly Track Honors Apr 26, 2011

Brianna Steel and Chris O'Hare were named the C-USA Women's and Men's Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week for the first time in their respective careers, the league announced today.

2 School Records Fall In Fayetteville Apr 24, 2011

The University of Tulsa track and field teams won five event titles and two school records fell at the John McDonnell Invitational Saturday at John McDonnell Field.

Track Splits For 2 Weekend Events Apr 13, 2011

The University of Tulsa track and field teams will be splitting up this weekend to compete at both the Mt. SAC Relays and the John Jacobs Invitational. The Relay event will take place April 14-15 in Walnut, Calif. The John Jacobs Invitational will be contested on April 15-16 in Norman, Okla.

TU Takes Trip To Fayetteville For Razorback Invite Apr 1, 2011

The University of Tulsa track and field teams will be traveling to Fayetteville, Ark., on April 2 for the Razorback Invitational. The Golden Hurricane is coming off a successful start to the spring season on March 19, when the team claimed 11 individual titles at the Tulsa Duels.

TU Shines In Outdoor Opener At Tulsa Duels Mar 19, 2011

The University of Tulsa track and field squads swept the duel competition at the Tulsa Duels at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium Saturday afternoon, which was the first outdoor meet of 2011.

O'Hare Qualifies For NCAA Championship Final With Fastest Mark In Prelims Mar 11, 2011

Chris O'Hare is eight shorts laps and perhaps less than four minutes away from bringing a National Championship to The University of Tulsa. The sophomore member of the Golden Hurricane track and field team posted the fastest time in the preliminaries of the Mile run Friday afternoon at the 2011 Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships in College Station, Texas at the Rhonda & Frosty Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium.

Tulsa Track Heads To Houston For C-USA Indoor Championships Feb 24, 2011

The University of Tulsa track and field teams are geared up for its trip to Houston, Texas, for the Conference USA Track and Field Championships. The event will take place Feb. 25-26 and will be hosted by the University of Houston at Yeoman Fieldhouse.

Blistering O'Hare Awarded With Weekly Conference Honor Feb 15, 2011

Chris O'Hare won two events at this weekend's Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., and qualified for the NCAA Championships in the mile run with the fastest non-adjusted time in the nation up to that point. For his efforts, he was named this week's Conference USA Indoor Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week, the league announced today.

O'Hare Sets NCAA Mark In Mile Run At Tyson Invitational Feb 11, 2011

Sophomore Chris O'Hare of The University of Tulsa track and field team won the mile in a time of 3:56.48 on the first day of the Tyson Invitational Friday at Randal Tyson Track Center. The mark is the fastest non-adjusted time in the entire NCAA this season.

Track Heads To Fayetteville Feb 10, 2011

The University of Tulsa track and field teams are set to travel to Fayetteville, Ark., for the Tyson Invitational Feb. 11-12. The Golden Hurricane will be competing in its last event before heading to Houston for the Conference USA Championships Feb. 25-26.

TU Captures 6 Individual Events In Manhattan Jan 16, 2011

The University of Tulsa track and field squads started the 2011 indoor campaign with a successful trip to the KSU Invitational Jan. 15. The Golden Hurricane claimed six individual titles, with the men and women each winning three.

Cleland Paces TU In First Team Trip To Nationals Nov 22, 2010

The University of Tulsa women's cross country team made history Monday afternoon as the Golden Hurricane competed at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships at LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center in Terre Haute, Ind.

XC Women Earn First NCAA Bid In School History Nov 14, 2010

The season will continue for The University of Tulsa women's cross country team, as the NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Track and Field Committee announced today that the Golden Hurricane was awarded an at-large bid to the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships Nov. 22 in Terre Haute, Ind.

Reeling In The Hardware Nov 1, 2010

The University of Tulsa men's and women's cross country teams swept the Conference USA Conference Championships Monday morning at Indian Springs Country Club. This was just the third time in league history that one university captured both titles.

TU Set To Host Conference USA XC Championship Oct 28, 2010

The University of Tulsa will be serving as the host institution for the 2010 Conference USA Cross Country Championships. The event will take place at Indian Springs Country Club and is set for Nov. 1.

Hurricane Sweeps Weekly Cross Country Awards Oct 5, 2010

Sophomore Chris O'Hare and junior Paula Whiting of The University of Tulsa cross country teams were named Conference USA Male and Female Cross Country Athletes of the Week, the league announced today.

Tulsa Shines In South Bend Oct 1, 2010

The University of Tulsa men's and women's cross country teams each had stellar performances in the 55th running of the Notre Dame Invitational Friday afternoon on the nine-hole golf course on the campus of The University of Notre Dame.

Tough Fields Await Golden Hurricane Sep 29, 2010

The University of Tulsa men's and women's cross country teams will travel to South Bend, Ind., for its toughest test of the season up to this point. The Golden Hurricane will be running in the Notre Dame Invitational against a plethora of the nation's top teams Oct. 1. Both teams will run in the blue divisions, with the women's 5K race set for 3:15 p.m. and the men's 8K race set for 4 p.m.

TU Women Cross Country Sweep Missouri Stampede Sep 20, 2010

Senior Katie Wright outkicked junior teammate Paula Whiting down the stretch to win individual honors, and The University of Tulsa women's cross country team had a perfect day at the Missouri Southern Stampede Saturday morning.

TU Women Cross Country Sweep Missouri Stampede Sep 18, 2010

Senior Katie Wright outkicked junior teammate Paula Whiting down the stretch to win individual honors, and The University of Tulsa women's cross country team had a perfect day at the Missouri Southern Stampede Saturday morning.

TU XC Heads To Mizzou Sep 16, 2010

The University of Tulsa men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Joplin, Mo., Sept. 18 for the 22nd annual Missouri Southern Stampede. The women's 5K will begin at 9 a.m., and the men will follow with an 8K that begins at 9:45 a.m.

Practice Report - Week 1 Aug 27, 2010

The University of Tulsa women's cross country team has slowly begun the climb to the first meet of the 2010 season.

Men's Track & Field Named USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Aug 4, 2010

New Orleans - The University of Tulsa men's track & field team was named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) 2010 Division I All-Academic Track & Field teams, it was announced Wednesday.

Tulsa's John Beattie Earns ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Honors Jun 22, 2010

Tulsa track and field senior John Beattie was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Second Team, as announced today by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Beattie earned All-District VI First Team and C-USA All-Academic Team honors earlier this season.

Tulsa's John Beattie Repeats as C-USA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year Jun 16, 2010

Tulsa senior John Beattie was named Conference USA Male Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year for the second-straight season, as announced today by the league office. It is the fifth-time in his career to be named conference Athlete of the Year after earning the same honors during the indoor season.

Tulsa's John Beattie and Paula Whiting Headed to NCAA Championships Jun 8, 2010

Tulsa's John Beattie and Paula Whiting will compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships this week in Eugene, Ore. Beattie is running in the 10,000 meters final on Thursday at 5:25 p.m. (CT), and Whiting is competing in the 5,000m final on Friday at 4:40 p.m. (CT).

Eight Tulsa Track & Field Student-Athletes Selected to C-USA All-Academic Teams Jun 2, 2010

The Tulsa track and field teams had eight athletes named to the 2010 Conference USA Men's and Women's Track and Field All-Academic Teams, as selected by the league's sports information directors. The all-academic teams are made up of student-athletes with a 3.2 cumulative GPA or higher and are key contributors to their team.

Tulsa Track and Field Sets Four More School Records at Drake Relays Apr 24, 2010

The University of Tulsa track and field teams set four more school records to wrap up action on Saturday at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa. The women's 1,600m sprint medley relay team of Ashley Wills, Caroline Schuster, Jennifer Mace and Tayler Rigsby captured first place with a new school record time of 3:47.44.

Track Perseveres Through Winter Storm at Tulsa Duels Mar 20, 2010

A driving snow storm and freezing temperatures couldn't stop the Tulsa track and field teams from opening the outdoor season with its annual Tulsa Duels on Saturday at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium.

Track and Field Hosts Tulsa Duels Saturday Mar 19, 2010

The University of Tulsa track and field teams open the outdoor season with the Tulsa Duels on Saturday, March 20, at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium. Field events start at 9:00 a.m., followed by running events at 2:00 p.m.

2010 Tulsa Duels Info Mar 15, 2010

The University of Tulsa track and field teams will host its annual Tulsa Duels on Saturday, March 20, at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium. The field events begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by running events starting at 2:00 p.m.

Tulsa Men Finish Second at C-USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb 27, 2010

The University of Tulsa men's track and field team recorded a school record second-place finish at the Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday at the Bill Yeoman Fieldhouse in Houston, Texas. The women's team finished in fourth place to tie its best-ever C-USA finish.

Tulsa Track and Field Heads to Tyson Invitational Feb 11, 2010

The University of Tulsa track and field teams continue the indoor season when they travel to the University of Arkansas this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13, for the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark.

Track and Field Preview Jan 14, 2010

Tulsa is coming off of one of its best seasons in recent history and is poised to improve in 2010 as the Golden Hurricane returns three All-Americans, six NCAA Championship participants, six Conference USA Champions and 13 athletes that combined for 26 C-USA honors a year ago.

Tulsa's John Beattie Finishes 46th at NCAA Cross Country Championships Nov 23, 2009

Tulsa senior John Beattie finished 46th with a season-best time of 30:25.9 in the 10K course at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Monday in Terre Haute, Ind.Beattie fell just six spots shy of earning All-America status, as the top-40 finishers in both the men and women's races were named to the All-American teams.

Tulsa Cross Country Teams Ready for Conference USA Championship Oct 29, 2009

The University of Tulsa cross country teams will compete at the Conference USA Championship hosted by The University of Houston on Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Bear Branch Park in The Woodlands, Texas. The No. 29-ranked men's squad will look to defend its 2008 title and senior John Beattie aims to repeat as individual champion.

Tulsa Men Finish Eighth, Women 30th at Pre-Nationals Oct 17, 2009

The 27th-ranked Tulsa men's cross country team finished eighth and the women's team placed 30th in the Blue Division races at Pre-Nationals on Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Cross Country Championship course in Terre Haute, Ind.

Tulsa Cross Country Teams Travel to Pre-Nationals Oct 16, 2009

The University of Tulsa cross country teams will run at the prestigious Pre-Nationals meet on Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Cross Country Championship Course in Terre Haute, Ind. The men's team will compete in the 8K "Blue Race" at 11:00 a.m., and the women's team will run in the 6K "Blue Race" at 12:20 p.m.

Tulsa Cross Country Sweeps C-USA Athlete of the Week Awards Sep 22, 2009

The University of Tulsa's Melanie Cleland and Mitch Johnson were named Conference USA Cross Country Athletes of the Week, as announced today by the league office. This is the first Athlete of the Week honors of Cleland and Johnson's careers.

Tulsa Cross Country Teams Earn Top Finishes at Hurricane Festival Sep 5, 2009

The University of Tulsa women's cross country team finished in first place and the men's team placed second at the Hurricane Festival on Saturday morning at Mohawk Park. Junior Melanie Cleland was the top collegiate finisher in the women's two-mile race with a time of 11:09.

Tulsa Cross Country Teams Finish Third at Tulsa Early Bird Sep 2, 2009

The University of Tulsa men's and women's cross country teams both turned in third-place finishes at the Tulsa Early Bird on Tuesday night at Mohawk Park. The men's team finished the 5 x 1-mile relay in 24:36, while the women's squad finished the 5 x 1-mile relay in 29:32.

Cross Country and Track & Field Teams Earn C-USA Sport Academic Awards Jul 23, 2009

The University of Tulsa track and field program garnered more academic recognition Thursday as the men's and women's cross country and the women's track and field teams were awarded Conference USA's Sport Academic Awards for the 2008-09 academic year, the league office announced.

Cross Country and Track & Field Teams Earn C-USA Sport Academic Awards Jul 23, 2009

The University of Tulsa track and field program garnered more academic recognition Thursday as the men's and women's cross country and the women's track and field teams were awarded Conference USA's Sport Academic Awards for the 2008-09 academic year, the league office announced.

Tulsa's Clancy Receives CoSIDA Academic All-America Honors Jun 19, 2009

Tulsa women's track and field student-athlete Caitlin Clancy was named to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America third team, as announced today by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Clancy picked up first team All-District VI honors earlier this season.

Becker Places Fifth in 10,000m at NCAA Championships Jun 11, 2009

The University of Tulsa track and field senior Alex Becker placed fifth in the finals of the women's 10,000-meter run with a time of 34:00.82, Thursday evening at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at McDonnell Field.

Tulsa's Clancy Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District VI First Team Jun 4, 2009

Caitlin Clancy and Alex Becker, two of Tulsa's women's track and field student-athletes, were named to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District VI teams, as announced today by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Clancy picked up first team honors and is now eligible for Academic All-America accolades, while Becker was selected to the second team.

Rowin and Jones Win, Ables, Doyel, and Kamangila runner-ups in Joplin Matt Aguero Sep 18, 2005

Alex Rowin had to dig deep on Saturday at the Missouri Southern Stampede, as he out kicked Alex Bearden of Lake Hamilton (AR) for the win. Rowin not only got the win, but broke 16:00 in the process, which helped Tulsa Union to a second place finish as a team. Other Oklahomans that finished in the top twenty were Steve Baker and Robert Menchaca. Baker a sophomore from Union finished 12th with a time of 16:28 and Menchaca, from Jay, ran a 16:47, which got him a 20th place finish. In the boys division II race Watonga