2016 Cleveland State Cross Country News

  • 2016-17 CSU Athletics Top 10 Moments | #8 Derkacs Earns All-League Honors at HL Track & Field Championship
    June 07, 2017
    Competing at the Horizon League Track and Field Championship for the first time in program history, the Vikings best finish at the championship came from sophomore Alexandria Derkacs who finished second in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:03.43.
  • 2016-17 CSU Athletics Top 10 Moments | #9 - Barrientos Earns All-League Honors at HL Championship
    June 06, 2017
    Junior cross country runner Karen Barrientos earned first team All-Horizon League honors with a fifth place finish at the Horizon League Championship on Oct. 29 in Milwaukee.
  • Cross Country Picks Up USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Honors
    March 30, 2017
    For the ninth straight season the Cleveland State cross country team has been honored for its academic success from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, as the Vikings were named a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team earlier this spring.
  • Cross Country Finishes 2016 Season At NCAA Regional Meet
    November 11, 2016
    The Cleveland State cross country team wrapped up the 2016 season Friday afternoon, competing at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional.
  • Cross Country Returns To Action At The NCAA Great Lakes Regional
    November 09, 2016
    After a week off from competition, the Cleveland State cross country team will return to action on Friday, November 11 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional. The women’s 6K race is slated for a 1:00 p.m. EST start at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course in Madison, Wis.
  • Vikings Place Eighth At Horizon League Championship
    October 29, 2016
    Behind a trio of top-40 finishes, the Cleveland State cross country team had a strong showing at the 2016 Horizon League Championship Saturday morning, as the Vikings placed eighth as a team.
  • Barrientos Earns First Team All-Horizon League Honors
    October 29, 2016
    Cleveland State cross country junior Karen Barrientos earned First Team All-Horizon League honors Saturday morning, becoming the first-ever runner to earn First Team accolades under head coach Joe Jaketic. Barrientos finished the 2016 Horizon League Championship with a fifth place finish, posting a 6K time of 22:10.
  • Cross Country Set For Horizon League Championship
    October 27, 2016
    After a week off from competition, the Cleveland State cross country team will return to action this weekend, participating in the 2016 Horizon League Championship.
  • Barrientos Sets Cleveland State 5K Record At Jenna Strong Fall Classic
    October 14, 2016
    Behind a record-setting time from junior Karen Barrientos, the Cleveland State cross country team was able to place third as a team at the Jenna Strong Fall Classic Friday afternoon, marking its highest team finish of the season.
  • Cross Country Set For Jenna Strong Fall Classic
    October 12, 2016
    The Cleveland State cross country team will return to action Friday afternoon, participating in the Jenna Strong Fall Classic in Wilmington, Ohio. The women’s 5K race is slated to start at 4:30 p.m. at the Wilmington College Cross Country Course.
  • Vikings Complete Short-Course Race At Storm Invitational
    October 08, 2016
    The Cleveland State cross country team continued its 2016 season Saturday, running an unconventional 4.5K at the Storm Invitational. The course, which was originally slated to be run as a 6K race, was shortened to a short-course race.
  • Cross Country Announces Change To Weekend Schedule; Set For Storm Invitational
    October 06, 2016
    Due to unfavorable weather conditions in the Southeastern part of the United States, the Cleveland State cross country team has had to change its race lineup for the upcoming weekend. The Vikings, who where supposed to run in the Disney Cross Country Classic this weekend, will now be competing at the Lake Erie Storm Invitational on Saturday, October 8.
  • Cross Country Has Strong Showing At All-Ohio Championship
    September 30, 2016
    The Cleveland State cross country team competed in its second straight 6K race Friday afternoon, returning to the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, Ohio for the All-Ohio Championship.
  • Vikings Return To Action At All-Ohio Championship
    September 29, 2016
    The Cleveland State cross country team returns to action this weekend, participating in the All-Ohio Championship on Friday, September 30.
  • Barrientos Wins LHU Invitational; Vikings Place Fourth As A Team
    September 24, 2016
    For the first time under head coach Joe Jaketic the Cleveland State cross country team picked up an individual title, as Karen Barrientos won the LHU Invitational Saturday morning. Barrientos led the Vikings to a fourth place team finish, their second straight top-five team finish.
  • Vikings To Participate In LHU Invitational
    September 22, 2016
    The Cleveland State cross country team is set to continue the 2016 season this weekend, participating in the LHU Invitational on Saturday, September 24. Saturday’s race, which is slated for an 11:30 a.m. start at the West Branch Cross Country Course, will be Cleveland State’s first 6K of the season.
  • Barrientos Places Fifth At Friendship Invitational
    September 17, 2016
    The Cleveland State cross country team competed at the Friendship Invitational Saturday morning, with Karen Barrientos pacing the Vikings with a fifth place individual finish – the highest individual finish ever for the Vikings at the Friendship Invitational.
  • Vikings Set For Friendship Invitational
    September 15, 2016
    The Cleveland State cross country team will return to action this weekend, participating in the Friendship Invitational on Saturday, September 17.
  • Vikings Have Strong Finish At Detroit Titan Invitational
    September 10, 2016
    The Cleveland State cross country team continued the 2016 season Saturday morning, as they competed at the Detroit Titan Invitational. As a team, Cleveland State finished sixth.
  • Detroit Titan Invitational Up Next For Cross Country
    September 08, 2016
    After opening the 2016 season last weekend, the Cleveland State cross country team will continue its slate this Saturday, taking part in the Running Fit-Detroit Titan Cross Country Invitational. The women’s 5K race is slated for an 11:15 a.m. start at Cass Benton Park in Northville, Michigan.
  • Barrientos Paces Vikings At Duquesne Duals
    September 03, 2016
    The Cleveland State cross country team opened up the 2016 season Saturday morning, running in the Duquesne Duals in Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Cross Country Set To Begin 2016 At Duquesne Duals
    September 01, 2016
    The Cleveland State cross country team will kickoff the 2016 season this weekend, participating in the Duquesne Duals on Saturday, September 3. The women’s 5K race is slated for a 9:00 a.m. start at Schenley Oval in Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Cross Country Hosts Successful Alumni Event
    August 22, 2016
    For the first time over the last 12 years the Cleveland State cross country team hosted an alumni gathering last weekend, with over 15 former runners returning to the Cleveland area to enjoy an evening of camaraderie with current Viking runners.