Men's Cross Country Headlines
May 18, 2017 Beaver Athletic Award Winners Announced during BVU All-Sports Banquet The annual BVU All-Sports Banquet was held on May 15, 2017, inside of the Dows Ballroom on the Buena Vista campus, with several major awards presented to student-athletes, teams and athletic staff members, for their efforts and achievements throughout the 2016-17 academic year.
December 7, 2016 25 Student-Athletes Named to 2016 Fall Academic All-IIAC Team Buena Vista University landed 25 student-athletes on the 2016 Fall Academic All-IIAC Team which was recently released by the league office.
November 12, 2016 Men's Cross Country Runs Strong to Close out Season at Regional Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team wrapped up its season on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Central Regional Championships.
October 29, 2016 Men's Cross Country Takes Ninth at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team returned to its home course on Saturday afternoon when it ran in the 2016 Iowa Conference Championships out at Sunrise Pointe Golf Course. The Beavers finished ninth as a team with 293 points.
October 14, 2016 Men's Cross Country Filled with Season Best Times at Loras College Invite All eight runners that competed for the Buena Vista men's cross country team on Friday afternoon at the Loras College Invite posted season best times in the 8k race ran at the Dubuque Soccer Complex.
September 24, 2016 Men Cross Country Takes Third at Own Invite Ben Sampson and Steven Smith each posted top-20 individual finishes on Saturday to help pace the Buena Vista men's cross country team which finished third overall out of five teams.
September 17, 2016 Men's Cross Country Runs at Woody Greeno Invite Ben Sampson led the Buena Vista men's cross country team on Saturday as the team took part in the Woody Greeno Invite, hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan. Sampson crossed in 29:41 and placed 139th overall.
September 3, 2016 Smith and Sampson Lead Men's Cross Country at Twilight Opener Buena Vista seniors Steven Smith and Ben Sampson were the top-two finishers for the Buena Vista men's cross country team on Friday night, as the team began its 2016 season by running at the 4k Augustana (SD) Twilight meet at Sioux Falls, S.D.
September 2, 2016 Cross Country Teams Continue to Improve Heading into 2016 Season New Buena Vista head cross country coach Colt Slack will have a good mix of youth and experience stepping out on the course when his cross country teams begin the 2016 season this evening in a twighlight meet hosted by Augustana College (S.D.).
August 24, 2016 Anderson Hired as Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Buena Vista head men’s and women’s cross country/track & field coach Colt Slack has completed his coaching staff by announcing the hiring of Scott Anderson as an assistant coach.
June 27, 2016 Hodge Named Assistant Cross Country / Track & Field Coach Newly hired Buena Vista University head cross country / track & field coach Colt Slack has completed his coaching staff by hiring David Hodge as an assistant coach for the Beavers beginning in 2016-17.
May 12, 2016 Colt Slack Named Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach On behalf of incoming Buena Vista University Director of Athletics, Jack Denholm, it has been announced that Colt Slack will be the new head cross country/track & field coach for the Beavers, effective June 11, 2016. Slack will replace Ryan Schroeder who is departing BVU after two seasons.
January 26, 2016 Weischedel Hired as Strength & Conditioning Coach Buena Vista Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced that Ryder Weischedel has been hired as the university’s new Strength and Conditioning coach. He officially began his duties on Monday, January 25.
October 31, 2015 Men's Cross Country Takes Eighth at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team was back in action on Saturday looking to make a strong finish at the Iowa Conference championships, and the Beavers settled for eight place with 247 points.
October 30, 2015 Men's Cross Country set for IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team is set to take the course on Saturday morning for the 2015 running of the Iowa Conference Championships at the Dubuque Soccer Complex in Dubuque, Iowa.
October 16, 2015 Lamp with Best Finish of the Year for the Beavers Buena Vista senior Alex Lamp posted a fourth-place overall finish on Friday afternoon at the Loras College Invite, marking the highest finish by a Beaver this season.
September 27, 2015 Men's Cross Country Takes 10th at Roy Griak Invite Alex Lamp and Ben Sampson each finished in the top-20 on Saturday morning at the annual Roy Griak Invite, hosted by the University of Minnesota. The duo helped Buena Vista take 10th overall among the 15 teams in the Men's Maroon III Division.
September 11, 2015 Men's Cross Country Runs Strong on Home Course The Buena Vista men's cross country team continues to run strong, and that trend continued on Friday evening as it took part in the annual BVU Invite out at Sunrise Pointe Golf Course. Senior Alex Lamp paced the group with his fifth-place finish.
September 2, 2015 Lamp Takes 14th to Lead Men's Cross Country Team in Opener Senior Alex Lamp took 14th overall while Ben Sampson was 27th, and the Buena Vista men's cross country team placed seventh overall out of nine teams at the 22nd annual Mustang Gallop, hosted by Mount Mercy College on Tuesday evening.
November 16, 2014 Men's Cross Country Finishes Season on a High Note All five runners for the Buena Vista men's cross country team posted season-best times on Saturday during the Central Regional Championships, hosted by Central College.
November 2, 2014 Men's Cross Country Posts Strong Showing during IIAC Championships Under first-year head coach Ryan Schroeder, the Buena Vista cross country team has spent the majority of the season simply preparing itself for Saturday's Iowa Conference Cross Country Championships, and the team responded well on the course with a handful of personal or season-best clockings.
October 17, 2014 Men's Cross Country Continues to Build Towards IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team returned to the course on Friday evening to take part in the Dr. Tucker Invitational, hosted by Loras College, and the Beavers continued to run strong as the team continues to prepare for the upcoming IIAC Championships.
October 4, 2014 Men's Cross Country Runs at Dan Huston Invite The Buena Vista men's cross country team was back in action on Saturday to compete in the Dan Huston Invite, hosted by Wartburg College. The Beavers placed sixth out of the eight teams and totaled 198 points overall.
September 19, 2014 Men's Cross Country Dominant at BVU Invite on Friday The Buena Vista men's cross country team took four of the top five overall finishers on Friday afternoon to highlight a strong performance in its own Invite which was won by the Beavers.
August 30, 2014 Men's Cross Country Opens Season at Bill Buxton The Buena Vista men's cross country team turned in a solid showing to begin the season on Friday night by having a pair of individuals finish in the top-25 of the 72-member race.
August 29, 2014 Men's Cross Country Season Outlook With a handful of runners back that put together solid individuals seasons in 2013, the outlook for the Buena Vista men’s cross country team has the potential to put together one of its best overall team finishes in recent years.
May 30, 2014 Schroeder Named Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Buena Vista University Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced the hiring of Ryan Schroeder as its new head men’s and women’s cross country and track and field coach. Schroeder replaces Jeff Brennan, who had held the position for the past four seasons.
November 18, 2013 Men's Cross Country Concludes Season at NCAA Regional Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team took part in the Central Regional Championships on Saturday in Northfield, Minn., and concluded its season by taking 22nd overall among the 26 teams. A total of 181 runners took part in the race.
November 2, 2013 Men's Cross Country Takes Seventh at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team placed seventh on Saturday during the IIAC Championships, but were only 12 points behind fifth place. Junior Alex Lamp was the team's top finisher, taking 37th overall.
October 13, 2013 Men's Cross Country Back in Action at Briar Cliff Invite The Buena Vista men's cross country team was back out on the course for the first time since hosting the BVU Invite on September 20, and the team had a pair of runners finish in the top-40 of the 133-man field en route to an 8th place overall team finish.
September 20, 2013 Men's Cross Country Runs Strong on Home Course The Buena Vista men's cross country team turned in a solid effort on Friday afternoon, placing four individuals in the top 10, including a runner-up performance from freshman Johnathon Surber, as the Beavers went on to place second among the three teams that took part in the annual BVU Invite held out at Sunrise Point Golf Course.
August 29, 2013 Cross Country Season Opener for Friday Canceled Due to the extreme lingering heat over the next few days, the Simpson College Bill Buxton Cross Country Invitational scheduled for Friday, August 30 has been canceled and will not be made up.
October 27, 2012 Cross Country Teams Run at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista cross country teams began postseason competition by first running at the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Championships on Saturday, hosted by Coe College. The men captured a seventh-place finish, while the women placed eighth.
October 6, 2012 Cross Country Teams Record Several Career Best Times at Briar Cliff Despite the cold temperatures, the Buena Vista cross country teams were back out on the course, and finished the day with several strong finishes, while taking part in the Briar Cliff Invite on Saturday.
September 21, 2012 Cross Country Runs on Home Course The Buena Vista cross country teams hit the course for the first time in nearly a month as they hosted the BVU Invite out at Lake Creek Country Club with three teams competing on each side.
August 31, 2012 Cross Country Strong in Season Debut The Buena Vista cross country teams got their 2012 season underway on Friday afternoon by running in the Bill Buxton Invite, hosted by Simpson College, and had sophomore Holly Neutzman (Wall Lake, Iowa/East Sac County) capture the winning time in the women's 4k race.