2012-13 Cleveland State Women's Cross Country News

  • Five CSU Teams Receive National APR Recognition
    June 05, 2013
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - For the second straight year, Cleveland State had five of its intercollegiate programs receive Academic Progress Rate (APR) public recognition from the NCAA when the NCAA made the announcement on Wednesday.
  • Kelly Zaleski Named 2013 Spring Valedictorian
    May 06, 2013
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Former Cleveland State cross country runner Kelly Zaleski has been named the Spring 2013 College of Nursing Valedictorian as well as the Spring 2013 Class Valedictorian. Zaleski was selected as her college valedictorian by a group of Nursing faculty members, and was then selected by the Assistant Deans as the class valedictorian for the second ceremony at the 2013 Spring Commencement - which consists of the Colleges of Business, Education & Human Services, Urban Affairs, and Nursing.
  • Vikings Compete At Sparky Adams Invitational
    April 20, 2013
    BEREA, Ohio- The Cleveland State cross country team competed in the Sparky Adams Invitational at Baldwin Wallace University Saturday, participating in the 400 meter dash, 800 meter run and 5,000 meter run.
  • Cross Country Picks Up USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Honors
    February 27, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS, La.– For the fifth straight season the Cleveland State cross country team has been honored for their academic achievements, earning USTFCCCA All-Academic Team accolades. The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association made the announcement earlier this week.
  • Five Earn Fall Academic All-Leauge Honors
    February 27, 2013
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland State had five student-athletes selected to the 2012 Fall Academic All-League teams that were announced earlier this month.
  • Brittany Elmlinger Named 2012 Class Valedictorian
    December 07, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Former Cleveland State cross country runner, Brittany Elmlinger has been named the Fall 2012 College of Sciences and Health Professions Valedictorian as well as the Fall 2012 Class Valedictorian. Elmlinger was selected as her college valedictorian by a group of Sciences and Health Professions faculty members, and was then selected by the Assistant Deans as the class valedictorian. Elmlinger will now deliver the valedictory address at the CSU commencement on Sunday, December 16.
  • Vikings Wrap Up 2012 At NCAA Regional Meet
    November 09, 2012
    MADISON, Wis. - The Cleveland State cross country team concluded the 2012 season Friday afternoon, competing at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional. Friday's race marked the first 6K of the season for Cleveland State. Michigan brought home the team title at the regional race, while Michigan State placed second.
  • Cross Country Set For NCAA Regional
    November 07, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland State cross country team will conclude the 2012 season this Friday (Nov. 9), when they participate in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional. The 2012 regional will take place at the Zimmer Championship Course in Madison, Wis., with the women's 6K race set for a 1:00 p.m. EST start.
  • Vikings Peak at League Championships
    October 27, 2012
    MILWUAKEE, WISC.- When you are a cross country runner there are a few main keys to having a successful season. One of those is running your best when it counts, and that is exactly what the Cleveland State women's cross country team did at the Horizon League Championships Saturday.
  • Vikings Set For Horizon League Championship
    October 23, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - After a two-week break from competition, the Cleveland State cross country team will return to the course this weekend, participating in the 2012 Horizon League Championship. This year's championship will be hosted by Milwaukee and will take place on Saturday, October 27. The women's 5K race is slated for a 12:00 p.m. EST start at the Wayne E. Dannehl National XC Course.
  • Five Vikings Notch Career-Best Times At WC Fall Classic
    October 12, 2012
    WILMINGTON, Ohio - The Cleveland State cross country team competed in the WC Fall Classic Friday afternoon, with five Vikings recording personal-best times. As a team, CSU placed 13th out of 33 teams competing, the largest field that the Vikings have competed in this season. Cleveland State, along with many other teams, sported pink socks in today's race, supporting breast cancer awareness.
  • Vikings Prepare For WC Fall Classic
    October 10, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland State cross country team will compete in their final tune-up before the Horizon League Championship this week, as the Vikings are set to participate in the WC Fall Classic. The meet, which is hosted by Wilmington College, will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 12.
  • Holt Leads Vikings At Walt Disney World Classic
    October 06, 2012
    ORLANDO, Fla.- The Cleveland State cross country team competed at the Walt Disney World Classic Saturday morning, finishing 14th as a team out of 27 schools competing.
  • Cross Country To Compete At Walt Disney World Classic
    October 03, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland State cross country team will travel south this weekend to Orlando, Fla., to participate in the Walt Disney World Classic. The women's collegiate 5K race is slated for an 8:30 a.m. start on Saturday (Oct. 6) and will take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
  • Vikings Compete At All-Ohio Championship
    September 29, 2012
    CEDARVILLE, Ohio- The Cleveland State cross country team continued the 2012 season Saturday afternoon, competing in the All-Ohio Championship. Overall, there were 43 schools competing in the race, with the Vikings placing seventh out of the Division I schools competing.
  • All-Ohio Championship Up Next For Cross Country
    September 26, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Cleveland State cross country team will continue the 2012 season this weekend at the 32nd annual All-Ohio Championship. This year, the women's championship race will begin at 2:00 p.m., and the women's open race will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Elvin R. King Cross Country course on the Cedarville University campus.
  • Holt Named Horizon League Runner Of The Week
    September 24, 2012
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - After leading the Cleveland State cross country team to a fourth place finish at the Otterbein Invitational last weekend, sophomore Tori Holt has been named the Horizon League Runner of the Week. The league made the announcement Monday (Sept. 24) afternoon.
  • Vikings Finish Fourth At Otterbein Invitational
    September 22, 2012
    WESTSERVILLE, Ohio- The Cleveland State cross country team continued the 2012 season Saturday morning, placing fourth out of 12 teams at the Otterbein Invitational. The Vikings were led by four top-40 finishers, including Tori Holt who finished eighth.
  • Vikings Set For Otterbein Invitational
    September 19, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio– Following one of their best races in the past couple years, the Cleveland State cross country team will continue the 2012 season this Saturday (Sept. 22), as they compete at the Otterbein Invitational. Saturday’s invite will take place on a 6K course, with the women’s collegiate race starting at 11:00 a.m.
  • Seven Vikings Post Career-Best Times At Friendship Invitational
    September 15, 2012
    CEDARVILLE, Ohio - The Cleveland State cross country team ran one of their best races in the past few years Saturday, placing seventh as a team at the Friendship Invitational. The Vikings were led by Tori Holt and Ashley Lydic, who both posted sub 20-minute 5k times.
  • Vikings Prepare For Friendship Invitational
    September 11, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Cleveland State cross country team is set for its third race of the 2012 season this weekend, as the Vikings will run at the Friendship Invitational in Cedarville, Ohio. The women's collegiate race is set for a 10:15 a.m. start on Saturday (Sept. 15) on the Cedarville University Campus.
  • 2012 Cross Country Media Guide Now Online
    September 11, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The 2012 Cleveland State cross country media guide is now online! Click on the Issuu link below to check out student-athlete bios, season preview, 2012 results and much more!
  • Holt Leads Vikings At Detroit Titan Invite
    September 08, 2012
    DETROIT, Mich. - Sophomore cross country runner Tori Holt ran a sub-20 minute 5K for the first time in her collegiate career, leading Cleveland State at the Detroit Titan Invitational Saturday morning. Holt and the Vikings placed fifth as a team, while Bucknell took home first place honors.
  • Cross Country Set For Detroit Titan Invitational
    September 05, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Cleveland State cross country team will continue the 2012 season this weekend, participating in the 26th Annual Running Fit-Detroit Titan Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 8). The women's intercollegiate 5,000 meter race is scheduled for an 11:15 a.m. start at Cass-Benton Park in Northville, Mich.
  • Vikings Participate In Flyer 5K Challenge
    September 01, 2012
    DAYTON, Ohio - The Cleveland State cross country team opened the 2012 season Saturday, running in the Flyer 5K Challenge. As a team, the Vikings finished sixth while Ohio State led the group with a first place finish.
  • Cross Country Opens 2012 At Flyer 5K Challenge
    August 29, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland State cross country team will open the 2012 season this weekend, participating in the Flyer 5K Challenge which is hosted by the University of Dayton. The women's intercollegiate 5,000 meter race is scheduled for an 11:15 a.m. start at Indian Riffle Park in Kettering, Ohio.
  • Cross Country Begins Preparations For Upcoming Season
    August 17, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland State cross country team reported for preseason workouts yesterday (Thursday, Aug. 16), beginning the 2012 season with team meetings and photo day. Head coach Joe Jaketic, who is entering his seventh season with the team, welcomed back five returners and four newcomers.