Penn State Harrisburg’s men’s and women’s cross country teams took part in the Messiah College Invitational on Saturday morning, Sept. 28, taking advantage of the opportunity to compete with two of the top programs in the nation.
After a two-week break from competition, Penn State Harrisburg’s men’s and women’s cross country teams returned to action at the Charger Invitational hosted by Lancaster Bible on Friday evening, Sept. 20.
Penn State Harrisburg’s men’s and women’s cross country programs opened their 2019 campaigns by taking part in the annual Dutchmen Invitational hosted by Lebanon Valley at Union Canal Tunnel Park on Saturday morning, Sept. 7.
Penn State Harrisburg held its 2019 Student-Athlete Award Ceremony on Sunday evening, April 28 at the Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre in the Student Enrichment Center, awarding year-end accolades, team MVP honors and scholar-athlete award recognition as part of the celebration of the College’s athletic achievement from the 2018-19 season.
Penn State Harrisburg’s men’s and women’s cross country teams wrapped up their 2018 campaigns at the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Championship, hosted by Southern Virginia at the Buena Vista Golf Course on Saturday morning.
Lancaster, Pa- The Penn State Harrisburg Men’s Cross Country team took 10th place at the Charger Invitational hosted by Lancaster Bible. Kadeem Willis led the Lions finishing the 8K race with a time of 31:20.9 which was good enough for 26th place overall.
Annville, Pa- The Penn State Harrisburg Men’s Cross Country got its season started by taking 11th at the LVC Dutchmen XC Invite. The Lions were led by Kadeem Willis who finished the course in 30:23.55 which was good enough for 50th overall.
Harrisburg, Pa - Penn State Harrisburg wants to recognize its outstanding Student-Athletes who are excelling in the class room and on the field. This fall across all 17 of the Intercollegiate Teams, 68 Student-Athletes earned a 3.5 GPA or higher, placing them on the Fall Deans List. Congratulation to the following Student-Athletes:
The Penn State Harrisburg men's and women's cross country teams have worked hard all fall to prepare for their biggest meet of the year. On Saturday October 28th both teams will compete in the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Championships being hosted by Christopher Newport at Lee Hall Mansion in Newport News, Va. Race time for women's 6k is set for 11 a.m., followed by the men's 8k at noon.
It was another great showing for the Penn State Harrisburg Nittany lions at the Bud Smitely invitational. The lions had two runners finishish in the top ten of a very competitive event. For the men it was super freshman Mekael Kassu. Kassu finished in sixth place, with a time of 18:16.5. He was the second fastest freshman at the the event behind only Jeffrey Campagna of LVC who won the event. Kassu kept an incredible 6 minute pace in the 5k race.
Grantham, Pa- Penn State Harrisburg as a team finished fifth at the Messiah College Invitational. Meakel Kassu was the top finisher for the Lions with a time of 31:30. Kadeem Willis also had a strong showing for the Lions finishing with a time of 33:09.
Dallas Pa. - The Penn State Harrisburg men and women's cross-country teams traveled to the Misericorida Cougar Classic Saturday September 16th for their second meet of the year. Kadeem Willis led the Blue and White men while Sephora Senestant led the women.
Center Valley, Pa.- The Penn State Harrisburg men’s and women’s cross country teams travelled to DeSales University on Saturday November 11th for the NCAA Mideast Regional Championship. Several runners had strong finishes to the end of the fall season on both the men’s and women’s side.
Hershey Pa. - The Penn State Harrisburg men's cross country team hosted the 2016 Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) cross country championships Saturday October 29th at Hershey Entertainment and Resorts. In a tough race, Edgar Makimoto lead the Lion men as the top finisher
The 2016 CAC Men's Cross Country Championship meet will be hosted by Penn State Harrisburg this Saturday at the Hershey Entertainment Complex in Hershey, Pa. Race time for men's 8k is set for 11 a.m., followed by the women's 6k at noon.
Center Valley, Pa.- The Penn State Harrisburg men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to DeSales on Saturday October 8th for the DeSales Invitational. Overall the men placed 26th out of 38 teams while the women finished 30th out of a total of 35 teams.
Dickinson, Pa.- The Penn State Harrisburg men’s and women’s cross country teams returned to action on Saturday when they traveled to Dickinson to participate in the 2016 Dickinson Long/Short Invitational.
Lebanon, Pa.- Veronica Repetz and Edgar Makimoto led the way for Penn State Harrisburg’s cross country teams at the 44th annual Dutchmen Invitational, held at Union Canal Tunnel Park on Saturday September 10th.
YORK, Pa. - - After finishing second in the first two years as members of the conference, Christopher Newport broke through in 2015, placing five runners among the top 12 in the championship race to capture its first CAC Men’s Cross Country Championship. With seven all-conference performers back in the fold this fall, it’s no surprise that the Captains were the unanimous pick to repeat in a vote among conference head coaches.
Middletown, Pa. - Believe it or not the summer is rapidly coming to a close and training camp followed by a season of sports are just around the corner for the Lion athletes. Make sure to save some dates to support your Penn State Harrisburg athletic teams this coming fall.
Middletown, Pa. - Penn State Harrisburg is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) All-Academic Team. The Lion athletic teams had 89 men and women earn the honor to be on the All-Academic team this year. To make the team, athletes must receive a 3.2 GPA over the course of the entire year.
In the fall the Penn State Harrisburg men’s and women’s cross country teams hosted the first Annual Bud Smitley Invitational. The Lion’s hosted Lebanon Valley, Lancaster Bible, Penn Stata Monto-Alt, and McDaniel for the meet. Lebanon Valley finished first, followed by McDaniel, Lancaster Bible, and Penn State Harrisburg. The event unfortunately was cold, rainy, and very muddy but it was a very successful first home meet for the cross country teams.
St. Leonard, Maryland- The 2015 CAC Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championship meet was hosted by St. Mary’s on Saturday, October 31st in St. Leonard, Maryland. The women ran a 6k while the men ran an 8k. Both the Penn State Harrisburg men’s and women’s cross country teams had several individuals place in the championship race.