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2019-20 Women's Cross Country News

  • Women move to No. 9, men hold steady in national poll
    September 19, 2019
    Undefeated seasons so far for both Milligan College cross country teams have helped the Buffaloes continue to receive national attention according to the latest NAIA coaches top 25 polls, released Thursday. The women moved up eight spots into the top 10 at No. 9 while the men rank No. 16.
  • Buffs run to victory in historic home race
    September 13, 2019
    Both the No. 15 men and No. 17 women of the Milligan College cross country program ran an excellent race in the college’s first event on campus in its 20-year history. In a dual meet against Appalachian Athletic Conference member Tennessee Wesleyan, Milligan ran away with the victory on both sides.
  • Buffs host historic home event Friday
    September 12, 2019
    For the first time in its 20-year history, Milligan College cross-country will host a race on campus. The meet, Dual at Buffalo Creek, will pit the Buffaloes against the Bulldogs of Tennessee Wesleyan University. Action starts Friday at 6 p.m. with the women’s race followed by the men’s race at 6:30 p.m.
  • Bell, Crow win AAC runner of the week
    September 09, 2019
    After leading their respective nationally ranked squads to victory in the first race of the season, Milligan College’s Hannah Bell and Jake Crow have been named Appalachian Athletic Conference runners of the week. The announcement was made Monday for the week ending Sept. 8.
  • No. 17 WXC runs away with Zaxby’s Open
    September 06, 2019
    All five competing Buffs finished in the top eight, and the No. 17 Milligan College women’s cross country team opened the season with an emphatic win at the Zaxby’s Open, hosted by Tusculum University, Friday night. Seniors Hannah Bell and Erica Stone led the way with the individual runner-up and third-place finish, respectively.
  • Buffs looking to have another impactful year in 2019
    September 04, 2019
    With a 2018 postseason finish of No. 12 and a 2019 preseason ranking of No. 17, Milligan College’s cross-country team looks to have another big year this fall.
  • Cross-country teams recognized in preseason NAIA poll
    August 29, 2019
    The NAIA has released preseason coaches top 25 polls for cross country, and Milligan College ranks No. 15 on the men’s side and No. 17 on the women’s side.
  • 12 Milligan teams earn NAIA scholar award
    July 16, 2019
    The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Monday that 12 Milligan teams earned the distinction for Scholar-Teams for the 2018-19 academic year. These 12 teams were among 1,939 total teams across the NAIA recognized with this award.
  • Cross-country/track & field signs elite class
    July 03, 2019
    A handful of top-tier talent, a few local products and several notable athletes from Tennessee highlight the 2019 signing class for Milligan College cross-country and track & field. Chris Layne, who recently completed his 20th season as Milligan head coach, made the announcement Wednesday.
  • Milligan finishes No. 31 in Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup standings
    July 02, 2019
    Led by the men’s cross country/track & field program which finished No. 6 nationally in program of the year standings, Milligan College Athletics earned a final position of No. 31 in the Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup standings.