2014 MIT Men's Cross Country News

October 18, 2014
No. 14 Men's Cross Country Places Seventh at The AAE Invitational
WINNECONNE, Wis. – Ranked No. 14 in the latest national poll, the MIT men’s cross country team finished seventh at the AAE Invitational, hosted by UW-Oshkosh at the Lake Breeze Golf Club on Saturday, October 18.

October 11, 2014
Men’s Cross Country Races to Ninth Place at NEICAAA Championships
Boston, Mass. – MIT's men’s cross country team returned to action this weekend competing at the NEICAAA Championships. Ranked 13th in the most recent polls, Tech battled the rain and cold to finish ninth in a field of 39 teams and was the second highest scoring Division III squad at the meet. Annually run at historic Franklin Park in Boston, the NEICAAA Championships are one of the oldest collegiate cross country meets dating back to 1912. The meet features teams from Division I, II, and III from across New England.

September 29, 2014
Spencer Wenck Named NEWMAC Runner of the Week
BOSTON, Mass. – For the first time in his career, senior Spencer Wenck (Monument, Colo.) was named New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Runner of the Week.

September 27, 2014
Men’s Cross Country Kicks Off Season at Purple Valley Classic
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – In the first contest of the 2014 cross country season, the No. 8 ranked Engineers’ men’s cross county team finished third at the annual Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams College. With temperatures in the 80s at race time, Tech battled the heat and challenging hills of the 8k course that they will revisit for the New England Division III Championships on November 15th.

July 28, 2014
Bullock, Konopka Receive NCAA Postgrad Scholarships
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Recent MIT alums Justin Bullock ‘14 (Detroit, Mich.) and Jaclyn Konopka ‘14 (Novi, Mich.), who competed for the men’s and women’s track and field teams, were both awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, a grant worth $7,500 for postgraduate study.