2017 Cleveland State Cross Country News

  • Jaketic to Retire as CSU Head Cross Country Coach
    November 21, 2017
    Joe Jaketic, who has been a fixture in the Cleveland State Department of Athletics for 45 years, has announced that he will retire as the CSU head women's cross country coach, effective Dec. 31.
  • Vikings Wrap Up 2017 Season At NCAA Regional
    November 10, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team wrapped up one of their most successful seasons in program history Friday, competing at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional.
  • NCAA Regional Up Next For Cross Country
    November 08, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team will wrap up the 2017 season this weekend, traveling to Terre Haute, Indiana for the NCAA Great Lakes Regional. The women's 6K race is slated for an 11:15 a.m. start at the Lavern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course.
  • Vikings Place 4th At #HLXC Championship
    October 28, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team continued its most successful season in program history Saturday, placing fourth at the Horizon League Championship. As a team, the Vikings collected 122 points, with a pair of top-10 individual finishes.
  • Barrientos & Brandt Named #HLXC All-Horizon League
    October 28, 2017
    After pacing the Cleveland State cross country team with a pair of top-10 finishes at the Horizon League Championship, Anna Brandt and Karen Barrientos were named All-Horizon League.
  • Vikings Set For 2017 #HLXC Championship
    October 26, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team will try to continue it’s most successful season in recent history this weekend, traveling to Rochester, Michigan for the 2017 Horizon League Championship. This year’s championship will be hosted by Oakland, with the women’s 6K race slated for a 12:00 p.m. start on Saturday, October 28.
  • Barrientos Named To #HLXC All-Academic Team
    October 25, 2017
    The Horizon League announced the 2017 Cross Country All-Academic Teams Wednesday afternoon, with Cleveland State senior Karen Barrientos earning a spot on the 10-person team.
  • FEATURE: Cross Country Looking To Continue Successful Season At #HLXC Championship
    October 24, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team will look to put the final touches on a groundbreaking season this weekend as the team competes at the Horizon League Championship in Rochester, Michigan. The Vikings will look to improve on an eighth-place finish a year ago.
  • Barrientos Breaks CSU 5K Record; Vikings Finish First At Jenna Strong Fall Classic
    October 13, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team continued their unprecedented success on the course Friday, as the Vikings placed first as a team at the Jenna Strong Fall Classic and senior Karen Barrientos won the individual title.
  • Jenna Strong Fall Classic Up Next For Cross Country
    October 12, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team will participate in its final tune-up before the Horizon League Championship this week, competing in the Jenna Strong Fall Classic on Friday, October 13. Friday’s 5K race is slated for a 4:30 p.m. start in Wilmington, Ohio.
  • Vikings Place Second At Disney Cross Country Classic
    October 07, 2017
    For the third time this season the Cleveland State cross country team captured a top-two team finish, as the Vikings earned a second place title at the Disney Cross Country Classic Saturday morning.
  • Vikings Head To Florida For Disney Cross Country Classic
    October 04, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team will continue one of its most successful seasons in recent history this weekend, traveling south to the state of Florida for the Disney Cross Country Classic. The women’s 5K is slated for an 8:25 a.m. start at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Florida.
  • Vikings Compete At All-Ohio Championship
    September 29, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team continued the 2017 season Friday afternoon, competing at the All-Ohio Championship.
  • Vikings Set For All-Ohio Championship
    September 27, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team will finish out the first month of the 2017 season this weekend, competing at the All-Ohio Championship on Friday, September 29. The women’s championship 6K is slated for a 2:45 p.m. start and the women’s open 6K is slated for a 4:15 p.m. start at the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, Ohio.
  • Barrientos Named #HLXC Runner Of The Week
    September 26, 2017
    After leading the Cleveland State cross country team to their first team title under head coach Joe Jaketic, senior Karen Barrientos has been named the Horizon League Cross Country Runner of the Week.
  • Cross Country Captures LHU Invitational Title
    September 23, 2017
    For the first time under head coach Joe Jaketic, the Cleveland State cross country team captured a meet title Saturday, placing first as a team at the Lock Haven Invitational.
  • Vikings Set For Lock Haven Invitational
    September 20, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team will compete in its first 6K of the season this weekend, taking part in the Lock Haven Invitational on Saturday, September 23. The women’s 6K is slated for an 11:30 a.m. start at the West Branch Cross Country Course.
  • Vikings Place Three In Top-10 At Friendship Invitational
    September 16, 2017
    For the first time during the 2017 season the Cleveland State cross country team had three runners finish in the top-10, as the Vikings finished second as a team at the Friendship Invitational Saturday morning.
  • Cross Country Continues Season At Friendship Invitational
    September 13, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team will look to continue its early season success this weekend, as the Vikings are set for Cedarville University’s Friendship Invitational. The women’s 5K race is slated for a 10:15 a.m. start on Saturday, September 16 at the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, Ohio.
  • Three Vikings Record Sub 19-Minute 5K Times At Tommy Evans Invite
    September 07, 2017
    After an almost two-hour rain delay, the Cleveland State cross country team finally hit the course at the Tommy Evans Invite, running an unconventional 5K. With the delay, the men’s race went first, with the women’s start immediately following the men’s start, putting both groups on the course at the same time.
  • Vikings Head To Akron For Tommy Evans Invite Thursday Evening
    September 06, 2017
    After one of the best season openers under head coach Joe Jaketic, the Cleveland State cross country team will continue the 2017 season this Thursday (September 7), participating in the Tommy Evans Invitational. Thursday’s invite, which is hosted by Akron University, will take place at Silver Creek Metro Park in Norton, Ohio, with the women’s 5K slated to begin at 5:30 p.m.
  • Cross Country Has Strong Showing At Duquesne Duals To Open 2017
    September 02, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team opened the 2017 season Saturday, participating in the Duquesne Duals. The Vikings, who had four runners finish with sub 20-minute 5K times, won four of their six dual matchups on the day.
  • Cross Country Set To Open 2017 At Duquesne Duals
    August 30, 2017
    The Cleveland State cross country team will begin the 2017 season this weekend, participating in the Duquesne Duals on Saturday, September 2. The women’s 5K race is slated for a 9:00 a.m. start at Schenley Oval in Pittsburgh, Pa.