2019 Men's Cross Country News

  • UMBC Cross Country Concludes Season at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals
    November 15, 2019
    UMBC cross country finished the 2019 campaign at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals at Lehigh University on Friday. The Retriever women finished 24th out of 31 teams, while the men took 23rd out of 25 teams.
  • UMBC Cross Country Set to Compete at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals
    November 14, 2019
    UMBC cross country will conclude the season at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals on Friday morning, hosted by Lehigh University. The Retrievers are coming off a seventh-place finish by the women and eighth-place finish by the men at the America East Championships at the beginning of the month.
  • UMBC Women Take 7th, Men 8th at America East Championships on Saturday
    November 02, 2019
    Margo Henley (Akron, N.Y.) paced the women with a 26th place finish while freshman Michael Belmaggio (Frederick, Md./Linganore) earned a 39th place finish to lead the men against a tough field of competitors at the America East Championships.
  • UMBC Cross Country Travels to Albany for #AEXC Championship
    November 01, 2019
    The Retrievers will head to Albany on Saturday for the 2019 America East Cross Country Championships. UMBC is coming off a strong showing at the Princeton Invitational just two weeks ago. Briana Roberts led the way on the women’s side with a 51st place finish while Michael Belmaggio finished as the top Retriever male. 
  • UMBC Cross Country Has Strong Showing at Princeton Invitational
    October 19, 2019
    UMBC cross country had their final tune-up before the America East Championships in two weeks at the Princeton Invitational on Saturday. The women finished in ninth place, while the men finished in 21st place.
  • Cross Country Heads to Princeton Invitational on Saturday
    October 18, 2019
    UMBC cross country will travel to New Jersey for the Princeton Invitational on Saturday as the Retrievers prepare for the America East Championships in two weeks. The Retrievers had the week off after last racing at the Paul Short Run on October 5. Margo Henley led the women to an 11th place finish as a team with her 31st place finish. Taylor Baranoski led the men with a 66th place finish. 
  • Former UMBC XC/TF Athlete Mike Ward to be Inducted Into University of Miami Hall of Fame
    October 07, 2019
    Former UMBC cross country/track and field athlete Mike Ward ‘77 was announced as a new member of the University of Miami’s Hall of Fame last week, after serving for 17 years as part of the Hurricane cross country/track and field staff. He spent the first six years as an assistant coach before taking over head coaching duties in 1997 before his retirement in 2008.
  • UMBC Women Finish 11th, Men 27th at Paul Short Run on Saturday
    October 05, 2019
    Margo Henley led the women to an 11th place finish, while Taylor Baranoski helped lead the men to a 27th place finish at the Paul Short Run on Saturday afternoon. Henley posted a season-best time, finishing in the top 40 to help pace the women. 
  • UMBC Cross Country Returns to Action at Paul Short Run on Saturday
    October 02, 2019
    UMBC cross country returns after last running at the Navy Invitational on September 14. In Annapolis, Morgan Casey (Silver Spring, Md./Montgomery-Blair) led the women with a 12th place finish while freshman Michael Belmaggio (Frederick, Md./Linganore) placed ninth for the men. 
  • UMBC Men and Women Take Third at Navy Invitational
    September 14, 2019
    UMBC men’s and women’s cross country teams finished third at the Navy Invitational on Saturday morning. Morgan Casey led the way for the women with a 12th place finish, while freshman Michael Belmaggio led the men with a top ten finish placing ninth.
  • UMBC Cross Country Returns to Action at the Navy Invitational on Saturday
    September 13, 2019
    UMBC cross country returns to action on Saturday at the Navy Invitational. The Retrievers last competed on August 30 at the Mount 5k Duals that saw Miles Smith (La Plata, Md./La Plata) and Morgan Casey (Silver Spring, Md./Montgomery-Blair) lead UMBC to a 3-3 and 3-4 record respectively at the meet.
  • Smith, Casey Lead UMBC at Mount 5k Duals on Friday
    August 30, 2019
    Miles Smith (La Plata, Md./La Plata) and Morgan Casey (Silver Spring, Md./Montgomery-Blair) led the Retrievers at the Mount 5k Duals on Friday afternoon to kick off the 2019 season. The Retriever men finished the race  with a 3-3 record defeating George Washington, Mount St. Mary’s and Stevenson. The women went 3-4 beating American, Mount St. Mary’s and Stevenson.
  • UMBC Cross Country Opens 2019 Campaign at Mount St. Mary’s Duals on Friday
    August 28, 2019
    UMBC cross country kicks off another year of competition at the Mount St. Mary’s Duals on Friday. This will be the sixth straight season the team will open the season in Emmitsburg, and the 13th time in the last 15 seasons.