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Logan Morris qualifies for Team U.S.A. Feb 6, 2017

EUGENE, Ore. - Clemson cross country's most decorated freshman just continued her hot start to her collegiate career as Logan Morris qualified for the U.S.A. Cross Country Junior National Team.

Flashback Friday: Brianna Rollins High School Career Slideshow Todd Grasley Aug 19, 2016

Miami Northwestern class of 2009 alumni Brianna Rollins won just one state championship in her high school career. The hurdler/jumper captured the 300m hurdle crown in 2009 with a personal best of 42.56s. Recently, Rollins, who spent her college years at Clemson, led a 1-2-3 sweep for the USA women at the Olympic Games. Her high school coach, Carmen Jackson, was on hand to witness her golden moment. Take a trip to Rollins high school days and check out her state winning race as well as our photo slideshow!

Tigers ready for ACCs Oct 30, 2014

The men's and women's team will race for conference titles Friday at 10 a.m. (via ClemsonTigers.com)

Tigers announce cross country schedule Jul 12, 2014

Five regular season meets, including the season opener at home, combine with two championship competitions to make up Clemson's 2014 cross country schedule.

Hester wins 60 dash at The Armory Feb 7, 2014

Tevin Hester ran a personal best 6.60 to win the 60-meter dash Friday and highlight day one for the men's and women's track & field teams at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational, held in New York City. 

Flashback: Sammy Watkins The Track Star Todd Grasley Jan 4, 2014

At the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl, Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins showed why he was the best receiver in the country and will be the top receiver taken in the NFL Draft. Watkins put up a Orange Bowl and Clemson school record 227 yards receiving and scored two touchdowns. Before the bowl MVP, was tearing up the gridiron in South Carolina, he was a track and football star at South Fort Myers High School. We flashback to his trackster days to see where that speed first blossomed! Congratulations to Sammy on all of his success! 

Deja Parrish Calls Opportunities At Clemson Once In A Lifetime Todd Grasley Dec 26, 2013

When you're a part of four state championship 4x400 meter relay teams and won individual gold in the 400 meters, schools will come calling. That was the case for Plantation American Heritage senior Deja Parrish. In addition to those accolades, Parrish also finished runner-up in the quarter mile two times, and was an integral part of one of the most dominant teams in the state. Over two dozen schools reached out to her throughout the recruiting process. She says it was nice knowing she caught their eyes, the visits were fun, but after several weeks the hard part came of narrowing down the list. Her finalists Tennessee, Arizona State, UCLA, and Clemson. Each program had their own appeal to Parrish.

Former Miami Northwestern Star Brianna Rollins Takes Home Track's Top Honor The Bowerman Todd Grasley Dec 19, 2013

The 2013 Bowerman Award winner Brianna Rollins had a stellar season at Clemson, re-wrote the American Record book and went onto win a gold medal at the World Championships. During her high school days Rollins, won the 4A state championship in the 300 meter hurdles her senior year was part of a powerhouse Miami Northwestern program under the direction of Carmen Jackson. See what she had to say after she won the award as well as her pre-awards interview courtesy of our friends at FloTrack. Congratulations on a fantastic year!

Clemson set for ACCs Oct 30, 2013

Tigers get action started with men's race at 10, followed by women at 11 on Friday. (via ClemsonTigers.com)

Clemson XC 1973: A team to remember 40 years later Sep 6, 2013

“You four guys were all on the same Clemson Cross Country Team in 1973?  Really?  Wow, you must have had a great team!”  That statement, that reaction, has been exclaimed to me many times over the decades when other runners would first learn that Dean Matthews, Dave Geer, Roy Kulikowski and I were all members of the Clemson University Cross Country team in the fall of 1973. 

Clemson names former LSU assistant Mark Elliott head coach Jul 9, 2013

Mark Elliott has been named head coach for men’s and women’s track & field and cross country at Clemson, Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich announced Tuesday.  Elliott spent the last 20 seasons with LSU track & field, the last eight of which were as assistant head coach.  He directly worked with LSU’s middle distance and distance runners, and was instrumental in the recruiting efforts for the combined program.

Brianna Blanton making the school she loves proud Feb 9, 2013

Raised in a home where Clemson is a family tradition, when Brianna Blanton announced she planned to take an official visit to the University of South Carolina during her recruitment, it's small wonder the news was not well received. (via ClemsonTigers.com)

Clemson documents outline NCAA track violations Feb 4, 2013

A Clemson's men track athlete ran in five indoor meets after his eligibility was complete and a women's track team member received impermissible school expenses from former program director Lawrence Johnson while training for a foreign Olympic team. (via The Greenville News)

TigersNow | Clemson reports NCAA violations by track program Jan 28, 2013

Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich announced today that the university submitted a letter on Friday to the Managing Director of Enforcement at the NCAA self-reporting violations as it pertains to actions within the men’s and women’s track and field program. (via tigersnow.com).

USTFCCCA Hall of Famer Bob Pollock Dec 19, 2012

Tonight, former Clemson men’s track & field coach Bob Pollock will be inducted into the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame. 

Video: Clemson's Spencer Adams Roars To 7.62 In Opener David Pickett Dec 2, 2012

Clemson senior Spencer Adams won the 60-meter hurdles in a nation's leading time, on Saturday, in the Orange & Purple Classic meet hosted by Clemson University.  Adams picked up where he left off last indoor, clocking 7.62 seconds, just two one-hundredths off his personal best of 7.60. Adams also set a facility record en route to a .64 margin victory.

Lake Wales Sprinter Hadley Headed To Clemson Todd Grasley Nov 9, 2012

Lake Wale's senior Sabria Hadley has ended her college recruitment. Hadley has been a standout for Lake Wales over the past two years. As a sophomore she was a member of the gold medal winning 4x100 relay. As a junior, she won the 200 meter dash and anchored the runner-up 4x100 team. Recently, she announced that she will be attending Clemson University to be a Tiger and continue her running career.

Alumni journal: Mauldin alumna Kulik experiences zombie run Oct 30, 2012

Now that I have graduated from college, I am no longer connected to any team, and run on my own. I am in graduate school at the University of South Carolina, so I have to work running in when my schedule permits, but usually run about 8 miles a day, plus a long run on weekends. 

Clemson atop national rankings for first time - clemsontigers.com Apr 24, 2012

For the first time in program history, the Clemson women's track & field team is rated No. 1 in the nation according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The Tigers jumped two spots from last week's rankings after winning their sixth consecutive ACC championship. (via )

Kulik, Ruck Headline Six Tigers Named to All-ACC Academic Cross Country Teams Feb 21, 2012

Six members of the Clemson cross country program, including four from the women's team, were named to the All-ACC Academic Team for 2011. The teams were released Tuesday by the Atlantic Coast Conference. Natalie Anthony, Elyse Borisko, Alyssa Kulik and Kim Ruck were named to the women's All-Academic Team, while Ty McCormack and Jonathan Sunde represented the Tiger men's program.

Clemson Men, Women Named Cross Country All-Academic Teams Feb 16, 2012

The Clemson men's and women's cross country teams were named All-Academic for the 2011 fall season by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. This is the second straight year the Tiger women have been honored by the USTFCCCA.

Mount Vernon Track Star Hailey Chooses Clemson Todd Grasley Feb 13, 2012

Clemson track and field got a world-class addition to its recruiting class Tuesday, as Mount Vernon Presbyterian senior Nnenya Hailey signed her national letter of intent with the Tigers during a ceremony on Mount Vernon's Glenn Campus. (via Neighbor Newspapers)

Alyssa Kulik Named USTFCCCA All-Academic for Cross Country Feb 9, 2012

Senior runner Alyssa Kulik was named All-Academic for the 2011 cross country season by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Thursday. It was the second straight season Kulik claimed the honor from the coaches association.

2011 Cross Country Season Review Dec 16, 2011

Clemson accomplished great things on the cross country course in the fall of 2011, highlighted by the women's team finishing fourth at the Southeast Regionals.

Clemson Women Fourth at NCAA Southeast Regional Cross Country Championships Nov 12, 2011

The Clemson women's cross country team finished fourth at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships on Saturday, the program's highest finish at a regional meet since the 1993 squad placed third. The Tigers were just 14 points behind North Carolina and will now await word on a potential at-large NCAA bid. Clemson's women have not advanced to the NCAA Cross Country Championships since that 1993 season. The NCAA is expected to announce the 30-team field on Sunday by 8:00 PM.

Clemson Cross Country Travels to Louisville, KY for NCAA Southeast Regionals Nov 10, 2011

Clemson will take its two cross country teams to Louisville, KY to compete at the NCAA Southeast Regionals at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park on Saturday, November 12. It will be the third straight year the Southeast Regional meet will be held in Louisville. The men's 10K is scheduled for 10:00 AM, followed by the women's 6K at 11:15.

McCormack Earns All-ACC Honor, Tiger Women Match Best ACC Cross Country Finish in 12 Years Oct 29, 2011

Clemson matched its best women's finish in 12 years with a sixth-place team effort Saturday at the ACC Cross Country Championships. In addition, sophomore Ty McCormack was eighth in the men's race to earn his first All-ACC recognition at Clemson's Musser Farms course. It was the first time since 2001 Clemson had played host to an ACC Cross Country Championship Meet.

Clemson to host ACC Cross Country Championships Oct 27, 2011

The Tigers will play host to the ACC Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Musser Farms course. It will be the first time since 2001 that Clemson has held the ACC's cross country championship meet, and it will also be the first time the event will be held at Clemson's new course. The men's 8,000-meter race will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the women's 6,000-meter competition at 11:00. The awards ceremony will follow the conclusion of the women's race. (via www.clemsontigers.com)

Cross Country Teams to Participate in "ACC Community Connections" Outreach Program Oct 26, 2011

In conjunction with this weekend's ACC Cross Country Championships in Clemson, SC, member institutions will participate in the conference's "Community Connections" outreach program. Officials from Central Elementary School will be on hand at the championship meet to accept a donation of books for its library. The presentation will be made at the awards ceremony, which will immediately follow the conclusion of the men's and women's cross country races at Musser Fruit Research Center. The cross country student-athletes will compete in the men's 8K at 10:00 AM and women's 6K at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 29.

Clemson to Host ACC Cross Country Championships on Saturday Oct 26, 2011

The Tigers will play host to the ACC Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Musser Farms course. It will be the first time since 2001 that Clemson has held the ACC's cross country championship meet, and it will also be the first time the event will be held at Clemson's new course. The men's 8,000-meter race will begin at 10:00 AM, followed by the women's 6,000-meter competition at 11:00. The awards ceremony will follow the conclusion of the women's race.

Clemson Cross Country Wraps Up Action from Wisconsin adidas Invitational Oct 14, 2011

The Clemson cross country teams traveled to the Midwest forone of the toughest meets of the 2011 season, the Wisconsin adidasInvitational. The Tiger women came home with a 24th-place showing out of44 teams, while the men were 39th at Wisconsin's Zimmer ChampionshipCourse. Clemson, ranked 30th in the latest coaches poll, was able tofinish one spot ahead of No. 28 Princeton.

Clemson Cross Country Heads to Wisconsin adidas Invitational Oct 13, 2011

The Clemson cross country teams have taken to the road again, this time to take part in Friday's Wisconsin adidas Invitational. The meet will feature an elite level national field, including 41 women's teams for a 6,000-meter race and 40 men's teams for an 8,000-meter competition. The races are scheduled for 2:00 and 2:40 PM Eastern time, respectively, and will be held at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course in Madison.

Clemson Women Crack Top 30 in National Cross Country Rankings Oct 4, 2011

For the first time in many years, Clemson has a nationally-ranked cross country team. The Tiger women were ranked No. 30 in this week's coaches' poll, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Tuesday. It is the first time Clemson has been nationally ranked in either men's or women's cross country since November of 1993, when the Tiger women finished 16th at the NCAA Championships.

Clemson Women Finish Seventh at Notre Dame Cross Country Invitational Sep 30, 2011

SOUTH BEND, IN - The Clemson cross country teams fought rugged conditions on Friday at the Notre Dame Invitational, with the women claiming a seventh-place finish and the men a 22nd-place mark. The women's team, which received five votes in the latest coaches' poll, actually finished one spot ahead of No. 22-ranked Princeton. The Tigers were just 12 points out of sixth place, a spot held by BYU. Florida State's women won the event.

Cross Country Travels to Indiana for Notre Dame Invitational Sep 28, 2011

The men's and women's cross country teams will take to the road this weekend, traveling to South Bend, IN to compete in Friday's Notre Dame Invitational. The women's 6,000-meter and men's 8,000-meter races will be held at the Notre Dame Golf Course at 4:15 and 5:00 PM, respectively.

2011 Clemson Cross Country Online Guide Sep 22, 2011

View the 2011 Clemson cross country online guide, produced by the sports information office. Read up on the men's and women's student-athletes and coaches, as well as the history of the program.

McCormack Named ACC Men's Cross Country Performer-of-the-Week Sep 20, 2011

Clemson sophomore Ty McCormack was named ACC Men's Cross Country Performer-of-the-Week, the conference office announced Tuesday. McCormack won the individual title last Friday at the Clemson Invitational against a field that included top-10 ranked Florida State.

Tiger Women Claim Clemson Invitational Crown; Ty McCormack Wins Men's Race Sep 16, 2011

CLEMSON, SC - The women's cross country team knocked off nationally-ranked Florida State on its home course Friday to win the Clemson Invitational. The men's team finished fifth, but sophomore Ty McCormack earned the individual victory to put an exclamation point on a cool, overcast late afternoon at Musser Farms.

Cross Country to Host Clemson Invitational on Friday Sep 14, 2011

The Tiger cross country program will host a number of schools from the Atlantic Coast Conference and locally on Friday at the Clemson Invitational. The meet will be held at Musser Farms, Clemson's home course. The meet begins with the women's 6K race at 6:15 PM, followed by the men's 8K at 6:45.

Clemson Cross Country Invitational Set for Friday at Musser Farms Sep 12, 2011

The cross country program will play host to several schools from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the surrounding area on Friday at the Musser Farms Fruit Research Center. The women's 6K race is scheduled for 6:15 PM, followed by the men's 8K competition at 6:45. Musser Farms will also host the ACC Cross Country Championships later this fall on Oct. 29.

Men's Cross Country Shares Eye Opener Title, Women Finish Runner-Up Sep 3, 2011

SPARTANBURG, SC - Led by sophomore Ty McCormack's runner-up finish in the 8K, the Clemson men's cross country team tied Davidson for first place at the season-opening Eye Opener hosted by USC Upstate. The Tiger women, racing without several of their best athletes, placed second in the team standings. In an unusual move, both teams ran together on the Milliken Center course after a weather delay pushed back the starting times.

Cross Country Teams to Start Season Friday at Eye Opener Sep 1, 2011

The Clemson cross country season will get underway Friday at the USC Upstate Eye Opener, held at the Roger Milliken Center in Spartanburg, SC. The women's 5K competition will start at 7:00 PM, followed by the men's 8K race at 7:30.

Women's Cross Country Begins Season with No. 6 Southeast Region Ranking Aug 29, 2011

The Clemson women's cross country team is ranked sixth in the Southeast Region, according to the poll released Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Clemson returns four of its five scorers, including two all-region performers, from its eighth-place Southeast Region team of a year ago.

Kulik Prepared for Final Cross Country Season Aug 25, 2011

The competition season for a cross country and track runner is perhaps the longest of any varsity sport in the entire realm of intercollegiate athletics. Alyssa Kulik knows that all too well.

Clemson Announces 2011 Men's and Women's Cross Country Schedule Jul 11, 2011

Clemson will host the ACC Cross Country Championships for the first time since 2001, the school announced Monday when it unveiled the 2011 men's and women's schedule. Clemson will host the ACC meet on Oct. 29 at Musser Farms, a peach orchard that was first used for cross country in the fall of 2010.

Two members of Clemson track program suspended May 24, 2011

CLEMSON -- Clemson track athletes Joe Craig and Marlena Wesh have been suspended from this weekend's NCAA East Preliminary Round due to a violation of team rules, Director of Track & Field Lawrence Johnson said Tuesday. (via clemsontigers.cstv.com)

Three Clemson Cross Country Athletes Named to All-ACC Academic Teams Feb 23, 2011

CLEMSON, SC - Three members of the Clemson cross country program were named to the men's and women's All-ACC Academic Teams on Wednesday, as announced by the conference office. Ty McCormack was named to the men's team, while Alyssa Kulik and Kim Ruck earned the honor on the women's side. This is the second honor in as many weeks for Kulik and Ruck, who were named USTFCCCA All-Academic last week.

Kulik, Ruck Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team for Cross Country Feb 15, 2011

Alyssa Kulik and Kim Ruck of Clemson have been named to the All-Academic Team for cross country by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the organization announced Tuesday. Both runners were also members of the All-Southeast Region Team this past fall in cross country.

2011 College Signings: Why They Chose Their Schools Feb 2, 2011

College signings are always interesting to see, but everybody wonders why one athlete chose one schol and why another athlete chose a different school.  Inside you will find out why certain athletes chose the school that they did in their own words. 

Ruck Finishes 90th at NCAA Cross Country Championships Nov 22, 2010

Clemson junior Kim Ruck finished in 90th place at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Monday at the LaVern Gibson Course. Ruck posted a time of 21:17.2 over the 6,000m course on a cold, windy afternoon in Indiana. It put a close on another strong season for Ruck, who earned all-region status for the second straight cross country campaign.

Kim Ruck to Compete at NCAA Cross Country Championships Monday Nov 20, 2010

CLEMSON, SC - Clemson junior Kim Ruck will compete in the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Monday in Terre Haute, IN. The women's 6000m race will take place at 12:00 PM local time at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course. This will be Ruck's second competition of the season on this course, as she previously competed in the Pre-NCAA Nationals event in October.

Ruck Earns Bid to NCAA Cross Country Championships Nov 13, 2010

LOUISVILLE, KY - Kim Ruck became the first female at Clemson in 17 years to earn a trip to the NCAA Cross Country Championships after finishing sixth at the NCAA Southeast Regional at "Tom" Sawyer Park on Saturday. She was one of two all-region performers for the women's team, which earned its highest finish in 12 years with an eighth-place showing.

Cross Country Teams Head to Kentucky for Southeast Regionals Nov 12, 2010

Clemson's men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Louisville, KY to compete Saturday in the 2010 NCAA Southeast Regionals at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park. The women will compete in a 6K at 10:00 AM, while the men's 10K competition will be held at 11:15 AM.

McCormack, Ruck Lead Tiger Cross Country at ACC Championships Oct 30, 2010

BOSTON - Ty McCormack's 15th-place individual finish in the men's 8K competition led the Clemson cross country teams on a cool, windy Saturday morning at Franklin Park at the ACC Championships. McCormack was the fourth-highest finishing freshman on Saturday at the event, racing to a personal best 8K time of 24:12.5. He was one spot shy of earning his first All-ACC accolade.

Ruck Paces Tiger Cross Country at Pre-Nationals Oct 16, 2010

TERRE HAUTE, IN - Clemson junior Kim Ruck placed 22nd in the individual blue race at the Pre-NCAA Nationals to lead the Tiger cross country program on Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course. The Tiger women's team placed 22nd out of 38 teams, while the men were 33rd in the highly-competitive meet.

Cross Country Travels to Indiana for Pre-NCAA Nationals Oct 14, 2010

The Clemson men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Terre Haute, IN this weekend to take part in the Pre-NCAA Nationals at Indiana State's LaVern Gibson Course. The meet features a blue and white race for both the men's 8K and women's 6K, and will feature a number of nationally-ranked teams. Clemson teams will both compete in the blue race, starting with the women's 6K at 12:00 PM (Eastern) and men's 8K at 1:10 PM. The meet will be held at the same course that will play host to the NCAA Championships on Monday, Nov. 22.

Cross Country Media Guide Now Available Online Sep 21, 2010

The 2010 Clemson cross country media guide is now available. Click the link below to read all about Clemson's coaches, student-athletes, facilities, history, and much more! It can also be accessed on the cross country home page by clicking on the media guide link on the right column, under the "Highlights" section.

Ruck Shares ACC Cross Country Performer-of-the-Week Honors Sep 20, 2010

Kim Ruck of the women's cross country team was named Co-ACC Performer-of-the-Week on Monday after winning the individual title over the weekend at the Clemson Invitational. She led the Tigers to an easy team victory at the event and set a personal best in the 5K as well.

Ruck's Individual Crown Propels Tiger Women to Victory at Clemson Invitational Sep 17, 2010

CLEMSON, SC - The cross country program played host to the Clemson Invitational, the school's first home meet since 2006, on Friday evening at Musser Farms. It was a successful one for Kim Ruck and the Tiger women's team, as she collected the top individual honors and led Clemson to a convincing victory in her first race of the 2010 season. The men's team, racing with a partial squad for the second straight meet, finished third Friday.

Cross Country to Host Clemson Invitational at Musser Farms on Friday Sep 15, 2010

The Tiger cross country program will play host to several schools Friday at the Clemson Invitational, the school's first home meet since the 2006 fall season. The event will take place at Musser Farms, the new home to Clemson cross country. The action gets underway with the women's 5000m race at 6:15 PM, followed by the men's 8000m competition at 6:45.

Clemson Cross Country Invitational Information Sep 7, 2010

The Tiger cross country program will play host to nine schools on Friday, Sept. 17 at the Clemson Invitational. It will serve as Clemson's first home cross country meet since the 2006 season. The event will be held at Musser Farms, a fruit research center on university property. The venue is located just nine miles from Clemson's campus.

McCormack's Victory Headlines Tiger Sweep at Gamecock Cross Country Invitational Sep 3, 2010

COLUMBIA, SC - Clemson's cross country program got off to a strong start in its 2010 season with a men's and women's team sweep on Friday at the Gamecock Invitational. The men's team easily won with 19 total points, compared to runner-up Coastal Carolina who had 45. The women's team was in a much bigger fight, although it was without its top four returning student-athletes from a year ago. Clemson scored 38 points to hold off the Chanticleers, who totaled 41, and host South Carolina, who had 43 on the night.

Atlantic Coast Conference Announces 2009-10 Sportsmanship Award Winners Aug 16, 2010

Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford announced today the league's 2009-10 Sportsmanship Award winners. Clemson junior cross county and track & field student-athlete Stephanie Buffo and Virginia freshman cross country and track & field student-athlete Robert Andrews were honored individually while the team award went to the Georgia Tech baseball squad.

Clemson Introduces New Cross Country Home Course Aug 13, 2010

The Clemson cross country teams will have the advantage of a new home course this fall. For the first time since 2006, the Tigers will play host to a meet with the running of the Clemson Invitational on Friday, Sept. 17. The event will be held at Musser Farms, a peach orchard and fruit tree research center located just nine miles from the heart of campus. Click on the photo gallery link above to see a few snapshots of Musser Farms.

2010 Cross Country Season Outlook Aug 12, 2010

Optimism will be the watchword for the 2010 season as the Clemson cross country teams prepare to make their move up the ranks within the Atlantic Coast Conference and Southeast Region.

Ruck, Reen Named to All-ACC Academic Team for Women's Cross Country Mar 1, 2010

Clemson sophomore Kim Ruck and freshman Lauren Reen were among 24 student-athletes named to the 2009 All-ACC Academic Team for women's cross country on Thursday. To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 grade-point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA during her academic career.

Jonathan Sunde Named to All-ACC Academic Team for Men's Cross Country Feb 26, 2010

GREENSBORO, NC - Clemson junior Jonathan Sunde was among 23 student-athletes named to the 2009 All-ACC Academic Team for men's cross country on Friday. To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 grade-point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA during her academic career.

Cross Country Teams Travel to Louisville, KY for Regionals Nov 13, 2009

The cross country teams will travel to Louisville, KY this weekend to tape part in the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships. The meet will be held at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park for the third time, all within the last four years. The men's 10K competition will begin at 10:00 AM, followed by the women's 6K race at 11:15. The top two teams and top four individuals earn automatic berths in the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Nov. 23.

Clemson high school indoor meet postponed John Olson Nov 9, 2009

Clemson University's track and field program announced today the high school indoor meet scheduled for Dec. 5 has been postponed due to outdoor facility construction in preparation for the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships coming to Clemson in spring 2010.     

Ruck's All-ACC Performance Guides Cross Country at ACC Championships Oct 31, 2009

Clemson sophomore Kim Ruck placed ninth at the ACC Championships on Saturday to lead the cross country teams' efforts at WakeMed Soccer Park. It was the second straight season the women's program produced an All-ACC runner. Jenna Baker, who did not compete Saturday, was All-ACC in 2008.

Clemson Travels to Cary, NC for ACC Cross Country Championships Oct 30, 2009

The men's and women's cross country teams will compete Saturday at the ACC Championships. The meet will be held at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC. The men's race, which will span 8000 meters, gets underway at 9:30 a.m. The women's 6K will follow at 10:30 a.m. The women's team is ranked No. 11 in the latest Southeast Region poll, according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Tiger Cross Country Teams Finish ACC Preparations in Boone Oct 16, 2009

BOONE, NC - Clemson completed its final tuneup for the ACC Cross Country Championships on Friday with the Blue Ridge Open on the campus of Appalachian State University. The men's team placed seventh in the 8K race, while the partial women's squad finished 10th over a 5K course.

Cross Country Teams to Compete in Blue Ridge Open Oct 15, 2009

The men's and women's cross country teams will compete Friday afternoon in the Blue Ridge Open at Don Kennedy Trail. This will be Clemson's second trip to Boone, NC for a meet this season. The Tigers competed in the Mountaineer Open on Sept. 18, with the women's team finishing runner-up and the men placing fourth as a team.

Cross Country Teams Move Into USTFCCCA Regional Rankings Oct 5, 2009

The men's and women's cross country teams both moved into the latest regional rankings compiled by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association (USTFCCCA), the organization announced Monday. The women's team is listed No. 12, while the men are ranked No. 15 within the Southeast Region.

Clemson Earns Pair of Runner-Up Team Finishes at Charlotte Cross Country Invitational Oct 2, 2009

CHARLOTTE, NC - Kim Ruck ran a personal-best 5K en route to winning the women's individual championship at the Charlotte Invitational late Friday afternoon at McAlpine Creek Park. Ruck, who won her first-ever individual title, led the women's team to a runner-up finish. The Clemson men's team also finished runner-up in new distance coach Brad Herbster's return to Charlotte. Herbster served as the Charlotte cross country coach from 2002-09 before accepting the same position at Clemson in the summer.

Cross Country Teams to Compete Friday in Charlotte Invitational Oct 1, 2009

The men's and women's cross country teams will travel up the road Friday to take part in the Charlotte Invitational. The meet will be held at McAlpine Creek Park, with the women's 5K race scheduled for 4:15 p.m. and the men's 8K competition set for 4:45. This will be Clemson's first 8K race of the young season.

Cross Country Returns to Action in Boone, NC on Friday Sep 17, 2009

The men's and women's cross country teams will return to action on Friday, Sept. 18 at the Mountaineer Open in Boone, NC. The racing gets underway at Don Kennedy Trail with the women's 5K at 5:00 p.m. The men will follow in a race slightly over 6K at 5:45 p.m. This is only Clemson's second meet of the season. In addition to Clemson, host Appalachian State will be one of 10 schools competing, including East Tennessee State (women) and Ohio State (men).

Clemson Cross Country Opens Season at Gamecock Invitational Sep 5, 2009

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Kelsey Armstrong made her debut with the Clemson varsity cross country team Friday evening and did not disappoint. The junior from Talbott, Tenn. was the top individual finisher in the 5K Gamecock Invitational, leading the partial women's squad to a second-place team finish behind host South Carolina. Armstrong's winning time was 17:51.03 at Hilton Field at Fort Jackson.

Clemson Set for Season-Opening Gamecock Invitational Sep 3, 2009

The men's and women's cross country teams are set to begin their 2009 season at the Gamecock Invitational on Friday in Columbia. The races will both be 5K in length and held at Fort Jackson. The men's race is set for 6:30 p.m., with the women's event slated to start at 7:00.

Clemson Cross Country Schedule for 2009 Announced Jul 20, 2009

The men's and women's cross country schedule was announced Monday by the Clemson coaching staff. The season will get underway Friday, Sept. 4 with the Gamecock Invitational in Columbia, SC. In total, Clemson is scheduled for five meets prior to the three major events to close the season: ACC Championships, NCAA Southeast Regional, and NCAA Championships.

Brad Herbster Named Distance Coach for Clemson Track & Field Jul 20, 2009

Brad Herbster has been added to Clemson's track & field coaching staff. Director of Track & Field Lawrence Johnson made the announcement Monday. Herbster, most recently an associate head coach with the Charlotte 49ers, will be in charge of all phases of the men's and women's distance programs. He will also be in charge of the cross country teams, starting immediately.

Jackson picks Clemson Christopher Hunt Feb 10, 2009

Janice Jackson didn’t need to agonize over which college to go to. Sometimes you go to the store already knowing what you’re going to buy. All you need to do is try it on.

Heather (Nichols) Knight marathon journal: 'Rest is good' John Olson Oct 9, 2008

My name is Heather (Nichols) Knight, a former Hillcrest High School distance runner.  Although, while I am getting ready to run my first marathon, a 5K cross country course doesn’t seem like so much distance anymore.  I am three weeks away from the big day and about to begin my tapering.  I will be keeping a journal of my experiences/training from now until (and slightly beyond) my race.  I will be running the Nike’s Women’s Marathon in San Francisco with Team in Training on Oct. 19.

Heather (Nichols) Knight marathon journal: Two weeks and counting John Olson Oct 6, 2008

My name is Heather (Nichols) Knight, a former Hillcrest High School distance runner.  Although, while I am getting ready to run my first marathon, a 5K cross country course doesn’t seem like so much distance anymore.  I am three weeks away from the big day and about to begin my tapering.  I will be keeping a journal of my experiences/training from now until (and slightly beyond) my race.  I will be running the Nike’s Women’s Marathon in San Francisco with Team in Training on Oct. 19.

Clemson men's track coach Bob Pollock retires Jun 17, 2008

GreenvilleOnline.com / The Greenville News: Men’s track and cross country coach Bob Pollock announced his retirement today after 20 seasons at Clemson University. Pollock will work through the United States Olympic trials in July.

The Post and Courier: Clemson track coach had deposited meet funds into a personal account Apr 19, 2008

CLEMSON — The State Law Enforcement Division says Clemson track coach Bob Pollock deposited money from track meets into a personal bank account. Although an investigation by SLED found that Pollock and assistant coach Charles Foster collected more than $27,000 worth of track fees that did not go to the university, 13th circuit solicitor Robert Ariail recommended that no charges be filed in the case — partly because the two coaches have already paid restitution to Clemson.