2014-15 Men's Cross Country News
May 28, 2015
Sharp, Schuler Honored As America East Presidential Scholar-Athletes
UMBC seniors Kathleen Sharp (Toms River, N.J./Toms River/Brookdale CC) and Eric Schuler (Columbia, Md./Reservoir) were honored as America East Presidential Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the conference office on Thursday. To be considered for the award, the student-athlete must be a graduating senior with a 3.75 or higher GPA.
January 21, 2015
Izudin Mehmedovic to be Inducted into UMBC Athletics Hall of Fame
Izudin “Izzy” Mehmedovic has been named as one of six former Retriever student-athletes that will be inducted into the UMBC Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 31. A dinner and subsequent ceremony will take place, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Westin BWI Airport Hotel.
November 19, 2014
Omar Earns America East All-Academic Honors
Junior Hassan Omar (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) earned America East All-Academic Honors, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday. It is the second straight year that Omar has earned the distinction.
November 14, 2014
Men's Cross Country Finishes 7th at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional; Best Finish in Program History
The UMBC men’s cross country team finished in 7th place at the 2014 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional, their best finish in program history. Junior Hassan Omar (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) finished in 32nd place to lead the Retrievers.
November 12, 2014
Men’s Cross Country Heads to State College for NCAA Regionals
The UMBC men’s cross country team travels north to State College, Pa. for the 2014 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships. The meet will be hosted by Penn State University on November 14, and will feature 25 schools.
November 1, 2014
Omar Finishes in Fifth Place; UMBC Finishes in 3rd Place at America East Championships
The UMBC men's cross country team took home third place at the America East Championships on Saturday. Junior Hassan Omar (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) led the pack with a fifth place finish.
October 29, 2014
Men’s Cross Country Looks to Defend Their Title at the #AEXC Championships
The UMBC men’s cross country team travels north to Orono, Maine to compete in the 2014 America East Cross Country Championships. The Retrievers are heading to the University of Maine to defend their title against the nine team field.
October 18, 2014
Omar Leads UMBC to Fifth Place Finish at Princeton Invitational
Junior Hassan Omar (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) continued his strong season, turning in a fourth place finish for the Retrievers. UMBC as a team finished in fifth place.
October 16, 2014
Men's Cross Country Finishes Regular Season at Princeton Invitational
The UMBC men’s cross country continues their road to the America East Championships at the Princeton Invitational on Saturday. UMBC will be part of the 50 schools in attendance at the meet.
October 7, 2014
Hassan Omar Named America East Performer of the Week
UMBC junior Hassan Omar (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) earned his second America East Performer of the Week nod on Tuesday. The junior paced the Retrievers with a 35th place finish at the Paul Short Invitational this past Saturday.
October 4, 2014
Omar Paces Retrievers at Paul Short Invitational
Junior Hassan Omar (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) led the team with a 35th place finish on Saturday. Omar and the Retrievers finished in 12th place out of the 41 team event at Lehigh University.
October 2, 2014
Men’s Cross Country Travels to Lehigh for the 41st Annual Paul Short Invitational
The UMBC men’s cross country continues their quest to repeat as America East champions at the Paul Short Invitational, presented by Asics on Saturday. The Retrievers are coming off a third place finish at the Navy Invitational a few weeks back.
September 16, 2014
Hassan Omar Garners America East Performer of the Week Honors
Junior Hassan Omar was named America East Performer of the Week by the conference office on Tuesday.
September 13, 2014
Omar Paces UMBC at Navy Invitational
Junior Hassan Omar (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) led the UMBC men's cross country team to a third-place finish at the Navy Invitational Meet held at the U.S. Naval Academy.
September 10, 2014
Cross Country Heads to the Navy Invitational This Weekend
The UMBC men’s cross country team continues their quest to repeat as America East champs at the Navy Invitational on Saturday. The race will be held at the USNA Cross Country Course in Annapolis, Md.
August 29, 2014
Men's Cross Country Opens With Sold Showing at Mount 5K Duals
Emmitsburg – Five UMBC competitors finished in the top 11 collegiate finishers as the men’s cross country squad opened the 2014 season at the Mount 5K Duals at Mount St. Mary’s University. The Retrievers finished 2-0-1 in the competition, besting American (22-37) and the host Mountaineers (15-49) and drawing with Navy at 28 points apiece.
August 28, 2014
Men's Cross Country Kicks Off AE Title Defense With 2014 Mount St. Mary's Duals
The UMBC men’s cross country squad kicks off the defense of its 2013 America East cross country title by competing in the Mount St. Mary’s Duals on Friday, August 29. The meets get underway at 1:00 p.m. in Emmitsburg, Md.