Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Richmond Women 2nd, Men 3rd at 2012 William & Mary XC Invite

Stephanie Paradis led 5 Spiders
across the line in 7 seconds.
The Richmond Spiders traveled to Williamsburg for the 2012 William & Mary Cross Country Invitational this past weekend.  The women's team placed 2nd with a 7 seconds split between their 1st and 5th runners.  Stephanie Paradis led the way for the Spiders placing 8th (6th in team scoring)...

Watch Video Highlights from the meet HERE

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

2012 Richmond Spider's Preseason XC Camp (Mountain Lake, VA)

The 2012 Richmond Spider's Cross Country Teams
traveled to Mountain Lake, VA for their
preseason training camp. The resort is well known
for the classic movie "Dirty Dancing"
however the Spiders fell for the mountains
and trails.
2012 Spider Cross Country Preseason Training Central
Courtesy:Richmond Athletics 

YouTube Video of Day 1 & 2 Photos 

YouTube Video of Day 3 Photos 
YouTube Video of Day 4 Photos 
****Must See ****

Three Spiders Compete in 2012 World Mountain Running Championships in Italy

Billy Fayette, Clare Moretz and Jordan Chavez
competed for the U.S. at the
2012 World Jr Mountain Running Championships
in Ponte di Legno, Italy
Richmond Trio Represents Team USA At Junior Worlds

Jordan Chavez (right) placed 17th to lead
the U.S. Jr Men's team to a 6th place team finish
and Spider teammate Billy Fayette placed 39th
to roundout the U.S. team scoring.

Spider Men Win 2012 Alumni XC Open, Women Second

The Richmond Spiders opened the 2012 cross country season at Pole Green Park for the Spider Alumni Open.  Pole Green Park was the site of the 2008 USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships...Here are the results as reported by the University of Richmond Sports Information Officies:

Ryan Lee (SO) and Jill Prentice (JR) led the Spiders
Men Win, Women Second at Spider Alumni Open
Courtesy:Richmond Athletics 
MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -Richmond cross country opened its season at home on Saturday with the 11th annual running of the Spider Alumni Open at Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville. The Spider men finished atop Saturday's six-team field, with the women taking second behind regional power William & Mary.