Men's Cross Country

Oles win at Riverside Park

AUGUST 30, 2014 — MINNEAPOLIS - Nick Sokolowski won the individual title Saturday afternoon at Riverside Park leading the St. Olaf men's Cross Country team to victory as St. Olaf placed five of its runners in the top 10 securing the team win in a Triangular against Augsburg and Bethel.




Men's cross country is top-ranked team in country to open 2014
AUGUST 27, 2014 — NEW ORLEANS - The St. Olaf men's cross country team, off its 2013 NCAA Division III national championship, is ranked first in the first installment of the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason Poll.


NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! Ole men edge North Central to claim NCAA Division III title
NOVEMBER 23, 2013 — HANOVER, Ind. - The St. Olaf men's cross country team had four All-America finishes, led by Grant Wintheiser in third and Jake Brown in eighth, as the Oles held off a charge by runner up North Central College to claim the NCAA Division III Championship, the first NCAA team title in school history, on Saturday afternoon.



Lundin is repeat Region Coach of the Year, seven Oles are all-region
NOVEMBER 19, 2013 — NEW ORLEANS - Head coach Phil Lundin was named the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division III Central Region Coach of the Year on Tuesday, as seven of his runners were named to the association's all-region team.


Oles capture regional championship behind Wintheiser, Brown
NOVEMBER 16, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - The St. Olaf men's cross country team won the NCAA Division III Central Region Championship on its own course on Saturday behind second and third place finishes by Grant Wintheiser and Jake Brown.




Wintheiser earns MIAC's Elite 22 Award
NOVEMBER 8, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf junior Grant Wintheiser was named the MIAC's Elite 22 Award winner for men's cross country, as the league's top academic and athletic performer in the sport.


Men's cross country runs away from field, wins second straight MIAC title
NOVEMBER 2, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - Third-ranked St. Olaf won its second straight MIAC men's cross country title, as the Oles took the top three and had all five scorers in the top eight, paced by individual champion Grant Wintheiser on Saturday at Como Park.




Ole men ascend to No. 3 in national ranking
OCTOBER 25, 2013 — NEW ORLEANS - The St. Olaf men's cross country team was ranked third in the latest United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division III national coaches' poll on the heels of a team title at UW-La Crosse's Jim Drews Invitational.


Men's cross country cruises to victory at Jim Drews Invite
OCTOBER 19, 2013 — WEST SALEM, Wis. - No. 5 St. Olaf placed four in the top 10 and all five scorers in the top 11, among collegiate runners, on the way to a convincing team victory at UW-La Crosse's Jim Drews Invitational on Saturday morning.


Another win for Wintheiser, No. 10 Oles finish second at Blugold
OCTOBER 4, 2013 — COLFAX, Wis. - Grant Wintheiser won the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invitational on Friday, as the 10th-ranked St. Olaf men's cross country team was second of 26 teams in the event.


Wintheiser is MIAC's athlete of the week
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf junior Grant Wintheiser was named the MIAC's cross country athlete of the week on Tuesday after leading the Oles to a team title at the St. Olaf Invitational with his second place finish.


Wintheiser second as Oles win team title at St. Olaf Invite
SEPTEMBER 21, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Grant Wintheiser was second overall as the St. Olaf men's cross country team won the 16-team St. Olaf Invitational on Saturday afternoon.





Ole men 15th in preseason national cross country poll
AUGUST 30, 2013 — NEW ORLEANS - St. Olaf was ranked 15th in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason National Coaches Poll, which was released on Wednesday.


Ole men finish 14th, Wintheiser third overall at NCAA's
NOVEMBER 17, 2012 — TERRE HAUTE, Ind.- Grant Wintheiser's third place finish led the St. Olaf men's cross country team to a 14th place finish at the NCAA Division III Men's Cross Country Championships on Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Course.


Wintheiser is USTFCCCA Central Region athlete of the year, Lundin is coach of the year
NOVEMBER 14, 2012 — NEW ORLEANS - St. Olaf sophomore Grant Wintheiser was named the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Central Region athlete of the year and Phil Lundin was named the region's coach of the year on Wednesday.


Wintheiser, Ole men win NCAA Division III Central Region Championships
NOVEMBER 10, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn.- Led by Grant Wintheiser's individual title, the host St. Olaf men's cross country team won the NCAA Division III Central Region Championships title on Saturday morning.




St. Olaf men, second in region, host NCAA Division III Central Region Championships
NOVEMBER 7, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf men's cross country enter the NCAA Division III Central Region Cross Country Championships ranked second as they host the meet this Saturday.


Lundin is MIAC's coach of the year, Wintheiser is most valuable
NOVEMBER 1, 2012 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf sophomore Grant Wintheiser, the league's individual champion, was named the MIAC's most valuable athlete and Phil Lundin the coach of the year, the league announced on Thursday.


Men's cross country wins MIAC Championship
OCTOBER 27, 2012 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - Grant Wintheiser won the individual title as the St. Olaf men's cross country team won the MIAC Championship on Saturday, the fourth in school history, as the Oles held off St. Thomas and Bethel at Como Park.




Oles fifth at UW-La Crosse's Jim Drews Invite
OCTOBER 13, 2012 — WEST SALEM, Wis. - Grant Wintheiser's third place finish overall helped St. Olaf run to a fifth place team finish at the Jim Drews Invitational at Maple Grove Golf Course on Saturday afternoon.


Wintheiser gets second MIAC athlete of the week honor this fall
OCTOBER 1, 2012 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf sophomore Grant Wintheiser was named the MIAC men's cross country athlete of the week on Monday, his second honor this fall.




Wintheiser third, Ole men seventh at Griak
SEPTEMBER 29, 2012 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf sophomore Grant Wintheiser was third overall as the 17th-ranked Ole men's cross country team finished seventh at Minnesota's Roy Griak Maroon III race on Saturday.




Men's cross country runs to fourth place at UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invite
SEPTEMBER 21, 2012 — COLFAX, Wis. - The St. Olaf men's cross country ran a limited squad at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invitational on Friday and finished fourth in the 17-team event.




Wintheiser is MIAC's cross country athlete of the week
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf sophomore Grant Wintheiser was named the MIAC's men's cross country athlete of the week on Monday, after he ran to a first-place finish at the 295-runner St. Olaf Invitational on Saturday.


Wintheiser wins St. Olaf Invite, Oles second
SEPTEMBER 15, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf sophomore Grant Wintheiser won the St. Olaf Inviatational to help the Oles to a second place finish in the 21-team meet on Saturday.




Ole men run first years at Augsburg Triangular
SEPTEMBER 1, 2012 — MINNEAPOLIS - The St. Olaf men's cross country team ran its first years at the Augsburg Triangular and finished second in the three-team meet.


Ole men ranked 14th in preseason national poll
AUGUST 22, 2012 — NEW ORLEANS - St. Olaf was ranked 14th in the preseason USTFCCCA Division III poll, which was released on Wednesday.