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Fort Myer's Gear Sets Wheels In Motion: Signs With Furman Todd Grasley Feb 3, 2017

Fort Myers senior Krissy Gear didn't rush the recruiting process opting to sign this Wednesday instead of the November early signing period. Gear, a three-time state champion, winning the 1,600 m in 2015, and the 1,600m and 3,200 in 2016, decided to continue her running career at Furman University. We talked to her about the recruiting process, what sold her on becoming a Paladin, and her plans for 2017.

ASICS signs deal with Furman Elite Aug 5, 2015

ASICS has officially made its mark on the east coast and in the middle distance community as the running shoe company has signed a one-year deal with Furman Elite.

SoCon chooses Haughey as runner of the week Jan 28, 2015

Furman's Troy Reeder has been named the Southern Conference Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, while the Paladins' Sinead Haughey has been named the Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week.

Furman men qualify for NCAA Nationals Nov 14, 2014

The Furman men's cross country team placed second at the 2014 NCAA Southeast Regional Championships Fridayat  E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky., becoming the first cross country program to qualify for the NCAA championships in the modern, competitive era. 

Furman sweeps team SoCon titles Nov 2, 2014

The Furman men's and women's cross country teams swept the team titles for the second consecutive year at the 2014 Southern Conference Championships.

Furman set to defend SoCon title Friday Oct 29, 2014

The Furman men's and women's cross country teams will defend their league championships Friday at the 2014 Southern Conference Championship Meet at Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville, N.C.    (via furmanpaladins.com)

Furman men ranked 24th by Flotrack; second in southeast Oct 20, 2014

GREENVILLE -- Following a strong fourth-place performance at the Pre-Nationals Invitational on Saturday, the Furman men's cross country team moved up one place to rank 24th nationally by Flotrack and gained one spot to move into second place in the Southeast Region, the Paladins' highest regional ranking in the history of the program.  (via furmanpaladins.com)

Furman men fourth at Pre-Nationals Oct 18, 2014

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- The 26th-ranked Furman men's cross country team placed fourth and the Paladin women finished 24th at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind.    (via furmanpaladins.com)

Furman to open season at Clemson Aug 29, 2014

GREENVILLE -- The Furman men's and women's cross country teams will open the 2014 season Saturday at the Clemson Cross Country Invitational at Musser Farms in Seneca.

SoCon picks Furman teams as preseason favorites Aug 19, 2014

GREENVILLE – The Furman men's and women's cross country teams have been tabbed as the Southern Conference preseason favorites in preseason balloting conducted by the league's 10 head coaches.  The Paladins are the reigning Southern Conference Champions on both sides having swept the two events in 2013.  

Furman's Tripp Hurt wins RW name contest Jul 8, 2014

Over the last two weeks, 32 athletes have been competing in head-to-head competition for the honor of having the coolest name in elite running. And the winner is...Tripp Hurt. Tripp Hurt defeated Gretchen Speed 2,654 to 1,471.

Sinead Haughey 31st in 10K at NCAA East Regional May 30, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Furman distance athletes Tanner Hinkle and Sinead Haughey competed in the 10,000m at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field East Regional Thursday in Jacksonville, Fla.  (via furmanpaladins.com)

Furman's Tinkey places fifth at NACAC Championships Feb 26, 2014

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO -- Furman freshman Grace Tinkey placed fifth as a member of the Team USA junior national cross country team at the 2014 North America, Central America, and Caribbean (NACAC) Cross Country Championships Saturday.

Furman cross country runner Buchalski to represent Team USA Jan 3, 2014

Furman freshman Allie Buchalski is one of six athletes chosen to represent Team USA as a member of the junior national cross country team at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country International Challenge, to be held Jan. 11 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Buchalski 10th, Tinkey 16th for Paladins at NCAA Southeast Regional Nov 15, 2013

EARLYSVILLE, Va. -- Freshman Allie Buchalski placed 10th with a time of 20:43.4 and fellow rookie Grace Tinkey finished 16th after posting a time of 20:58.9 in the women's 6K to pace the Furman cross country teams at the 2013 NCAA Southeast Regional Championships Friday at Panorama Farms in Earlysville, Va.    (via furmanpaladins.com)

Furman set for Saturday's SoCon meet Oct 30, 2013

GREENVILLE -- The Furman men's and women's cross country teams will compete at the Southern Conference Championship Meet on Saturday at Veteran's Park in Birmingham, Ala.  The meet will mark the 84th Annual Southern Conference Cross Country Championship for the men and the 29th for the women.  Admission is free to the public.  (via furmanpaladins.com)

Furman women win Blue Ridge Open Oct 20, 2013

BOONE, N.C. -- Furman took the top three individual spots, as the Paladin women's cross country team won the Blue Ridge Open Friday afternoon in Boone, N.C.  The Paladins scored 45 points for the win, defeating host Appalachian State, who took second place with a score of 64 points. 

Video: Furman Elite documentary Oct 17, 2013

A look inside the first year of Furman Elite leading up to the 2013 U.S. Championships. Furman Elite is post-collegiate track club focused on qualifying its athletes to the Rio Olympics in 2016. 

Furman XC makes history, both teams ranked in top 10 in SE region Sep 16, 2013

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- For the first time in history, both Furman cross country teams are ranked among the top 10 in the Southeast Region, according to this week's regional rankings released Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).    (via www.furmanpaladins.com)

College coach video series John Olson Aug 7, 2013

scrunners.com sat down with college coaches throughout the state to discuss a variety of topics. More video interviews coming the rest of summer and in the fall. 

Haughey wins 10K SoCon title, named conference outstanding track Apr 21, 2013

Sophomore Sinead Haughey earned All-Southern Conference honors after winning the 10,000m with a track-record time of 35:40.25 to lead the Furman track and field teams Saturday in the first day of the 2013 Southern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Statesboro, Ga.  

Robert Gary Named Furman Head Track & Field/Cross Country Coach Apr 19, 2012

Furman University director of athletics Dr. Gary Clark announced today the hiring of Robert Gary as the school’s head track and field/cross country coach. Gary’s wife, the former Rita Arndt of Saline, Mich., will serve as the Paladins’ assistant track and field/cross country coach. (via Furman)

Furman Alum Patrick Morgan To Highlight 5th Annual Blue Shoes Mile Mar 17, 2010

Former Furman cross country and track standout Patrick Morgan will be one of the featured runners in the 5th Annual Blue Shoes Elite Mile. With a recent clocking of 4:01 in the Indoor Mile, Patrick will look to break four minutes for the first time on his alma mater's track.

Gilmer Honored As Student-Athlete Of The Week Feb 24, 2010

Furman indoor track athlete Lee Gilmer has been tabbed the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for February 24. The sophomore from Mobile, Ala., is a double-major in philosophy and history and has a 3.87 GPA.

Indoor Track & Field Teams Compete At Clemson Feb 12, 2010

Sophomore Lee Gilmer placed third with a time of 4:16.39 in the mile run to lead the Furman indoor track and field teams Friday in the first day of the Tiger Paw Invitational in Clemson, S.C.

Indoor Track & Field Teams To Compete At Clemson Games Jan 28, 2010

The Furman indoor track and field teams will compete at the Clemson Games in Clemson, S.C. this weekend. Action begins Friday afternoon and continues throughout the evening. The meet will conclude on Saturday, with events scheduled all day.

Gilmer Wins Mile Run To Lead Furman Indoor Track And Field Teams At ETSU Jan 23, 2010

Furman sophomore Lee Gilmer won the one mile run with a time of 4:24.48 to lead the Paladin women's and men's indoor track and field teams Saturday at the Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational, which was held at East Tennessee State this weekend on the David E. Walker Track.

Both Paladin Cross Country Teams Place 23rd At NCAA Southeast Regional Meet Nov 14, 2009

Both the Furman women's and men's cross country teams placed 23rd Saturday at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships in Louisville, Ky. Sophomore Chloe Kowalski placed 42nd to lead the women's team, posting a time of 21:44.42 on the 6K course, while junior Charles McGoogan took 49th place in the men's 10K race, completing the course in 31:51.76.

Furman Cross Country Teams To Compete At SoCon Championship Saturday Oct 30, 2009

The Furman men's and women's cross country teams will compete at the Southern Conference Championship Meet on Saturday in Elon, N.C. This will be the 80th Annual Southern Conference Cross Country Championship for the men, and the 25th for the women. Admission is free to the public.

Furman Cross Country Teams Win Winthrop Fall Classic Oct 17, 2009

The Furman men's and women's cross country teams won the Winthrop Fall Classic meet Saturday in Rock Hill, S.C. Junior Charles McGoogan won the men's 6K meet with a time of 18:27.11 to lead the Paladins to first place out of nine teams with 35 points.

Bill Rodgers coming to Greenville in April John Olson Feb 25, 2009

Speaker for the 2009 Furman Blue Shoes Dinner on April 10 Bill Rodgers will kick off the Blue Shoes Weekend, presented by the Greenville Track Club, at 5 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency downtown, according to the official Web site.

Podcast: Track Extravaganza at Furman in April John Olson Feb 11, 2007

scrunners.com sat down with Ed Boehmke (Eastside coach, Furman graduate), Bill Keesling (former Furman coach), Michael McCauley (Fleet Feet Sports, Greenville co-owner), and Mickey McCauley (Blue Shoes elite mile coordinator, FIRST, Furman Fitness Center) to talk about the upcoming Track Extravaganza at Furman University on April 7.