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2023 CCSU Men's Cross Country News

Cross Country Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Both the men's and women's Central Connecticut cross country teams were honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their outstanding work in the classroom. The men's cross country team posted a cumulative 3.4 team GPA during the fall semester. The women posted a cumulative 3.33 GPA.

February 05, 2024

Eric Blake Named NEC Men's Cross Country Coach of the Year

After leading the Central Connecticut men's program to the 11th NEC title, Eric Blake was announced as the NEC Men's Cross Country Coach of the Year for the ninth time, extending his own conference record.

November 28, 2023

Men's Cross Country Takes Five All-NEC Selections, Two All-Rookie

After taking home their 11th NEC title the ​​Men's Cross Country team snagged five spots on the 2023 All-Northeast Conference team Tuesday.

November 28, 2023

CCSU Men's Cross Country Runs To 13th Place Finish At NCAA Regionals

The Central Connecticut men's cross country team finished 13th at the NCAA Northeast Regional on Friday at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, NY.

November 10, 2023

Men's Cross Country Captures 11th NEC Title

Men's cross country took home their 11th title in 14 seasons, after a dominant performance Saturday afternoon at the Northeast Conference Cross Country Championships.

October 28, 2023

Sam Whittaker Named Athlete of the Week

The winner of back-to-back NEC Athlete of the Week awards, Whittaker posted an outstanding finish in a competitive field at the IC4Q/ECAC Cross Country Championships.

October 19, 2023

Men's Cross Country Runs At IC4A/ECAC Cross Country Championships

The CCSU men's cross country team finished tenth overall in the Friday morning IC4A/ECAC Championships in the Bronx, NY.

October 13, 2023

Whittaker, Budge Receive Weekly Honors

Central Connecticut State University cross country's Sam Whittaker and Aidan Budge have been named the Northeast Conference Cross Country Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week.

October 04, 2023

Men's Cross Country Wins Paul Short Invitational

The Blue Devils had three runners in the top 25 individual 8k race.

September 30, 2023

Blake Wins World Master M40 Mountain Running Championship

Second title for the Blue Devils head coach

September 15, 2023

Budge Named NEC Cross Country Rookie Of The Week

Five Blue Devils earned NEC Prime Performer honors after capturing the team title at LIU Fall Festival.

September 13, 2023

Men's Cross Country Wins LIU Fall Festival

The Blue Devils had six top-10 finishers.

September 09, 2023

15th Annual Ray and Robin Crothers Challenge Set For September 23rd

Two-mile race will take place on campus, beginning at the track

August 23, 2023

Men's Cross Country Ranked Second in Preseason NEC Coaches Poll

The Blue Devils were picked second in the Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches Poll.

August 14, 2023

Cross Country Announces 2023 Schedule

Central Connecticut State University head cross country coach Eric Blake announced the Blue Devils 2023 slate on Thursday. The campaign begins September 9th, on the road at LIU, with the lone home meet scheduled for October 20th. 

July 06, 2023