Cross Country 2006-07 Headlines

  • Two 10th place finishes bring mixed emotions at Regionals
    November 20, 2006
    Who knew the phrase "10th place" could bring both joy and sadness on the same day. The Lady Slugs finished a disappointing 10th as a team at the NCAA DIII West Region Championships held in Chino, CA on November 11th, while Junior Tamara Torlakson finished 10th overall in the race, qualifying as an individual for the NCAA DIII National Championships...
  • It's Hard Being a DIII Independent!
    October 29, 2006
    Without a conference meet to run in on conference weekend, the Slugs headed down the coast to race in the Run Forrest Run 5K road race on Sunday in Monterey. Taking advantage of perfect race conditions and a fast road course, the Slugs continued their record setting ways of this season...
  • WXCountry Still Running Strong for UCSC
    October 14, 2006
    The Banana Slugs of UC Santa Cruz found themselves in San Luis Obispo over the weekend for the Cal Poly Invite. Head Coach and Cal Poly Alum Adam Boothe brought his team down to SLO for the second year to face mostly upper division teams.
  • Slugs Finish 2nd at William Jessup
    September 16, 2006
    The UCSC Cross Country team raced their "B" squad in Rocklin over the weekend at the William Jessup Invitational, finishing a close second to Fresno Pacific. It was a small meet with just four schools competing, and for that reason the Slugs held some runners out. "We didn't race three of our top five," said Head Coach Adam Boothe...
  • Off to a Great Start
    September 02, 2006
    The UCSC Women's Cross Country team opened the 2006 season with a strong showing at the USF Invitational on Saturday. Hosted by the University of San Francisco at Golden Gate Park, the Banana Slugs finshed fifth, beating NCAA DI University of Pacific and DII San Francisco State.
  • Season Preview 2006
    August 31, 2006
    The 2006 UCSC Women’s Cross Country team starts the season with new faces and a whole new attitude. Just five runners from last year’s roster have returned this season, however a bright group of newcomers make this the fastest group of harriers in the short history of UC Santa Cruz Cross Country.