Cross Country News

Viking Student-Athletes Receive Scholar Athlete Honors
Posted December 18, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 18, 2014)- The NAIA has announced the 2014 Fall Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athletes.  To be eligible for this honor student-athletes must be nominated by their institution’s head coach, must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status in the classroom... Read More

Viking Runners Compete in Half Marathon
Posted December 6, 2014

  Marshall, Mo. (December 6, 2014)- Three Missouri Valley College student-athletes competed Saturday at the Saint Ambrose (Iowa) University Half Marathon in Davenport, Iowa.  Two Vikings qualified for the NAIA National meet this spring with their times at the event.   On the men’s side, Sophomore Phillip Cheriuyot (Nairobi, Kenya) finished in a time of 1:10:24, which met the “A” qualifying standard in the half marathon... Read More

Two Vikings Compete at National Cross Country Meet
Posted November 22, 2014

Results-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (November 22, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s cross country teams each had one participant competing today at the National event in Lawrence, Kan.  Sophomore Phillip Cheruiyot (Nairobi, Kenya) competed in his second NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championship and Junior Sarah Niemeier (Lohne, Germany) took part in her first NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Championship at Rim Rock Farm... Read More

Four Viking Programs to Compete at National Level Saturday
Posted November 20, 2014

  Marshall, Mo. (November 20, 2014)- Four Missouri Valley College athletic programs will compete in National competitions this Saturday.  The Viking football and men’s soccer teams will host National postseason contests and members of the men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete for a National championship... Read More

Cheruiyot Wins HAAC Cross Country Championship
Posted November 8, 2014

Results-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (November 8, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College cross country teams competed at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships Saturday in Auburn, Neb.  Sophomore Phillip Cheruiyot (Nairobi, Kenya) qualified for the National meet, as the men’s team placed fifth and the women’s team took sixth... Read More

Five Vikings Earn Player of the Week Honors
Posted October 27, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (October 27, 2014)-  Five Missouri Valley College student-athletes have earned weekly Heart of America Athletic Conference awards for their efforts in contests last week. The No. 14 men’s soccer team swept the conference awards for the second week in a row. Also earning weekly awards were the No... Read More

Viking Cross Country Teams Compete in St. Louis
Posted October 25, 2014

Results-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (October 25, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College cross country programs competed at the St. Louis (Mo.) Fall Cross Country Classic Saturday.  The Viking men’s team placed seventh with two top 20 finishers.   The MVC men’s team was paced by Sophomore Phillip Cheriuyot (Nairobi, Kenya) who finished fourth overall in a time of 26:42 in the 8k race... Read More

Viking Cross Country Competes at Pre-Nationals
Posted October 11, 2014

Men's Results-Click Here Women's Results-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (October 11, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College cross country teams had runners competing Saturday in the NAIA Pre-National event at Rimrock Farms in Lawrence, Kan.   On the men’s side, Freshman Austin Bestgen (Centerview, Mo... Read More

Seven Vikings Earn Weekly HAAC Awards
Posted September 29, 2014

  Marshall, Mo. (September 29, 2014)-  Seven Missouri Valley College student-athletes have earned weekly Heart of America Athletic Conference awards for their efforts last week.  The Vikings swept the cross country and women’s soccer awards, won two football awards and picked up one volleyball weekly award... Read More

Viking Cross Country Competes at Cowboy Jamboree
Posted September 27, 2014

 Men's Results-Click Here Women's Results-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (September 27, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College cross country teams competed at the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday.  The Vikings men’s team finished tenth at the event.   The No... Read More