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Cross Country teams reap rewards at MIAC Championship
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Cross Country teams reap rewards at MIAC Championship

On Saturday, Oct. 28th, the Macalester Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams competed at the MIAC Championship meet. The women’s team raced across the finish line in sixth place overall, while the men took seventh place. The women’s team had several strong finishers as Marlee Yost-Wolff ’19 led the way in 22nd place, earning Honorable…

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Men’s Cross Country hits stride at right time

Entering the season, the Macalester Men’s Cross Country team had one thing on its mind: improving at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship (MIAC) meet. In 2016, the Mac Pack finished in a disappointing ninth place at the year-end meet, only beating Augsburg College and Concordia College-Moorhead across the finish line. “We weren’t too happy…

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Women’s cross country builds from the middle

On Saturday, Oct. 14, the Macalester Women’s Cross Country team will run at the Tori Neubauer Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in their final meet before the MIAC Championship. As they head into the season’s most important juncture, the team is flying – or, more appropriately, running – high. They enter Saturday’s…

Jonathan challenges runners as coach
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Jonathan challenges runners as coach

Sarah Jonathan ’16 may not technically be on the Women’s Cross Country team anymore, but that won’t stop the two-time captain from making the trip down to 1600 Grand Ave. In fact, she believes that her main contributions as a coach come from doing what she spent the past four years doing: running. In her…

Henry Harper runs into the top five
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Henry Harper runs into the top five

Henry Harper ’20, from Oak Park, Illinois, is already a core member of the top seven of the men’s cross country team. He’s been running competitively for six years, but was exposed to the sport from a young age because his dad also ran cross country. “I like pushing myself, seeing what I’m capable of,…

Multi-talented Lydia Simpson
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Multi-talented Lydia Simpson

First-year cross country runner Lydia Simpson ’20 is a woman of many talents. In high school, she was student government president and treasurer in addition to running cross country and track, as well as swimming. Her senior year, she served as a captain of her track team. And this past weekend she ran her first…

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Molly Adams dominates in the midfield

The first-years on the Macalester women’s soccer team have already made a strong impact this season, chief among them Molly Adams ’20. A center midfielder, she was thrust into the starting role after Kelsey Porter ’18 went down with a knee injury. So far she has excelled while playing heavy minutes, including two complete games….

Athletes in Action: Elizabete Romanovska runs the world
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Athletes in Action: Elizabete Romanovska runs the world

Macalester prides itself in its diversity with 91 countries represented in a student body of approximately 2000. Transitioning to Macalester and the United States comes with all sorts of challenges and differences, one of which is in sports. International students rarely participate in varsity sports at Macalester, in part because many schools overseas don’t have…

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