Men's Cross Country

    Hoosiers Set to Host 67th Annual Indiana Intercollegiates

    Go Hoosiers! Senior Eric Redman and the Hoosiers are set to compete in the 67th annual Indiana Intercollegiates on Friday, Sept. 16.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Senior Eric Redman and the Hoosiers are set to compete in the 67th annual Indiana Intercollegiates on Friday, Sept. 16.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Sept. 13, 2005

    The Hoosiers will stay at home this season for the 67th Indiana Intercollegiates on Friday, Sept. 16th. The event will feature three races, starting with the open race at 3:30 followed by the women's 6k at 4:30 and the men's 8k at 5:15. A total of 28 women's teams and 29 men's teams will be represented at this annual meet. The Hoosier men's team has won the last four Intercollegiate titles, dating back to 2000 (The event was cancelled in 2001).Below is a breakdown of the past five years:

    Year-IU Place-Host-Champion
    1999-2nd-Indiana St.-Butler
    2000-1st-Indiana-Indiana
    2001-Cancelled
    2002-1st-Indiana-Indiana
    2003-1st-Indiana St.-Indiana
    2004-1st-Purdue-Indiana

    Community 5k Run A Success
    The Hoosiers hosted a community 5k run on Friday Sept. 2 at the IU cross country course. A total of 66 runners participated, with senior Eric Redman finishing first for the Hoosiers in 16:29. IU had eight men run the event.

    Experienced Roster
    The Hoosiers return six seniors from last season, including William Coale, Steven Haas, John Jefferson, two-time All-American Sean Jefferson, Charlie Koeppen, and Eric Redman

    Strength in Numbers
    Along with the six returning seniors, there are eight redshirt freshmen making up a large part of the twenty-two man roster for the 2005 season.

    Back Home Again in Indiana The Hoosiers have a travel friendly schedule this season, leaving the state only three times. The team will travel to Louisville, Ky. for the Louisville Invitational, Minneapolis, Minn. for the Big Ten Championships, and Chicago for the Loyola Lakefront Invitational.

    Homegrown Talent
    This year's squad is loaded with talent from across Indiana with twleve runners hailing from the Hoosier state.

    Up Next
    Indiana will take a week of rest before heading to the Loyola Lakefront Invitational in Chicago, Ill. on Oct. 1 at 10 a.m.

     

     

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