2015 Bryant University Cross Country News

  • Men's cross country tabbed third in NEC preseason poll
    August 18, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men’s cross country team has been selected third in the annual Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the league officially announced on Thursday.
  • 16th annual Shawn M. Nassaney Memorial Race/Walk set for September 10
    August 17, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant Athletics and the Bryant University cross country program are excited to announce that 16th annual Shawn Nassaney Memorial Race/Walk and Invitational will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 on the Bryant University campus.
  • XC/TF announces remainder of Class of 2020
    July 07, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Director of Cross Country/Track and Field Mitchell Switzer is pleased to announce the signing of 12 student-athletes to complete the incoming Class of 2020.
  • Six Bryant teams receive APR recognition
    April 14, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Six Bryant University athletic teams have been recognized for their academic achievement and are among over 1,000 NCAA Division I sports teams that are being recognized for outstanding performance in the classroom. The APR is an annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for all Division I sports teams nationally.
  • Men's and women's cross country earn USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
    February 19, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men’s and women’s cross country teams have both been honored for their success in the classroom as they earned All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Friday.
  • 92 Bulldogs earn NEC Academic Honor Roll distinction this fall
    February 08, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – A total of 92 Bryant University student-athletes were named to the 2015 Northeast Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll, including 14 who earned Commissioner's Honor Roll distinctions.
  • Bulldogs show well at NCAA Northeast Regional Championship
    November 14, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men’s and women’s cross country teams wrapped up the 2015 season with strong performances at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships on Friday afternoon at Franklin Park in Boston, Mass.
  • Willmonton, Duka pace Bulldogs to third-place finishes at NECs
    October 31, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Elizabeth Willmonton (Rowley, Mass.) finished sixth overall and Milan Duka (Belgrade, Serbia) finished 10th to lead the Bryant University men’s and women’s cross country teams to third-place finishes at the Northeast Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday morning at Bryant.
  • Bulldogs ready to run as Northeast Conference Championships come to Smithfield this Saturday
    October 29, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men’s and women’s cross country teams have their sights set on history this weekend as they compete in the Northeast Conference Championships that are being hosted by Bryant on Halloween.
  • #LetsGetWEARE: Halloween weekend full of playoff implications for Bryant Athletics
    October 28, 2015
    Bryant Athletics will host nine home events on Halloween weekend, with eight carrying big playoff implications.
  • Bulldogs wrap up championship preparation at CCSU Mini-Meet
    October 24, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the CCSU Mini-Meet on Friday in New Britain, Conn., their final preparation for the Northeast Conference Championships this weekend at Bryant University.
  • Bryant XC enjoys strong performance at New Englands Saturday
    October 11, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University cross country teams put together one of their best performances at the New England Championships on Saturday afternoon at Franklin Park in Boston, Mass.
  • Duka named NEC XC Athlete of the Week
    October 06, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University cross country sophomore Milan Duka (Belgrade, Serbia) has been named the Northeast Conference Cross Country Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Paul Short Run over the weekend.
  • Bulldogs enjoy strong showing at Paul Short Run
    October 03, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Sophomores Milan Duka (Belgrade, Serbia) and Elizabeth Willmonton (Rowley, Mass.) paced the Bryant University cross country team to a strong finish at the Paul Short Run hosted by Lehigh University on Friday afternoon.
  • NEC names Tuxbury Athlete of the Week
    September 15, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Senior Annmarie Tuxbury (New Hartford, Conn.) has been named the Northeast Conference Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week following her strong showing at the Nassaney Invitational last weekend.
  • Tuxbury finishes sixth as Bulldogs open 2015 season
    September 12, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Annmarie Tuxbury (New Hartford, Conn.) ran to a sixth-place finish on the women’s side and Milan Duka (Belgrade, Serbia) finished 32nd in the men’s race as the Bryant University cross country teams opened the 2015 season with the 15th annual Nassaney Invitational on Saturday morning.
  • Bulldogs primed for historic season in 2015; open season with 15th annual Nassaney Invitational
    September 10, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – After putting together one of the most successful seasons in program history, the Bryant University cross country teams open their 2015 season on Saturday, Sept. 12 with the 15th annual Shawn M. Nassaney Invitational at Bryant University.
  • Women's XC tabbed second in NEC preseason poll
    August 21, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – For the second-consecutive season the Bryant University women’s cross country team has been picked to finish second in the annual Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches’ poll that was released on Friday.
  • Men's XC tabbed third in preseason poll
    August 20, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – After posting their highest finish a year ago, the Bryant University men’s cross country team was picked to finish third again this year according to the annual Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released on Thursday.
  • Switzer announces coaching staff for upcoming season
    June 19, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University Director of Cross Country/Track and Field Mitch Switzer is pleased to announce his coaching staff for the upcoming 2015-16 season.
  • Bryant Builds: Bulldog Athletics Initiatives
    June 03, 2015
    To create the world-class learning environment that aligns with our goals for Bryant’s bold future, we are enhancing our academic and athletic facilities to become the best in class. The Bryant Builds athletic initiatives include construction of the Bulldog Strength and Performance Center, an indoor practice facility, and a track and turf field, and enhancements to the Elizabeth and Malcolm Chace Wellness and Athletic Center.