Relive the 2016 NCAA Division II XC National Championships!Relive the 2016 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Cross Country National Championships at Saint Leo's Abbey Course. This incredible event featured an incredible Championship banquet held at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as well as a pair of thrilling...
Saint Leo men's cross country finished second in Saturday's South Region championship with freshman Ronald Cheserek finishing second overall, allowing the Lions to advance to the national championship in two weeks on their home course.Full Story
November 5, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Men’s cross country qualifies for national championshipSaint Leo men's cross country finished second in Saturday's South Region championship with freshman Ronald Cheserek finishing second overall, allowing the Lions to advance to the national championship in two weeks on their home course.
November 1, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Cheserek and Reiber sweep SSC honors; three named All-SSCRonald Cheserek earns SSC Runner of the Year and Freshman of the Year honors, Kent Reiber is named Coach of the Year for the second consecutive year, and Cheserek, Rafal Matuszczak, and Anthony Deleva are tabbed as All-Sunshine State Conference.
October 26, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Women’s XC back into top 25; men’s XC climbs in South RegionSaint Leo women's cross country returned to the USTFCCCA Division II Top 25 tied for No. 24 in the nation and first in the South Region, while the men's cross country team climbed to second in the South Region poll and received votes in the national ranking.
October 21, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Saint Leo cross country teams prepare to take on the SSCSaint Leo men's cross country will be going for a three-peat on Saturday at the SSC Cross Country Championships, while women's cross country will attempt to regain the crown it last won in 2014.
October 6, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Cross country to host D-II National Preview on SaturdaySaint Leo cross country will play host to a field loaded with regionally ranked teams in Saturday's event, all eager to get an early look at the course that will be used for the South Region and national championship meets.
October 3, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Cheserek selected SSC MXC Runner of the WeekFor the third time in as many races, Ronald Cheserek earned SSC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honors, after setting a new Saint Leo 8K record at the Paul Short Run College Gold race.
September 29, 2016 | General News Busy weekend ahead for Saint Leo AthleticsVolleyball, cross country, and men's soccer all hit the road, while women's soccer hosts Valdosta State in non-conference action on Sunday. Men's golf is set to host the DII National Preview in Kissimmee, Fla.
September 26, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Cheserek tabbed as SSC MXC Runner of the WeekFreshman Ronald Cheserek earned his second SSC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week award in as many events, after finishing first overall at the University of Florida Mountain Dew Invitational.
September 26, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Cheserek named USTFCCCA D2 National Athlete of the WeekFreshman Ronald Cheserek became the first Saint Leo runner to earn U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Athlete of the Week honors for his dominating performance at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational.
September 24, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Cheserek paces the field to win UF Mountain Dew InviteFreshman Ronald Cheserek won his second collegiate event in a row - this time dominating the UF Mountain Dew 8K Invitational with a time barely a second off the Saint Leo 8K record.
September 23, 2016 | General News Busy weekend slate highlighted by volleyball home openerVolleyball opens at home with Rollins on Friday at 7 p.m., and Embry-Riddle on Saturday at 4 p.m., Women's soccer hosts Barry on Saturday at 7 p.m., and Men's soccer, women's golf, and cross country all hit the road.
September 22, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryWomen's cross country holds on to #1, Men's stay at #5The Saint Leo women's cross country team held on the the No. 1 South Region ranking for consecutive weeks for the first time in program history, while the men's team held on to their No. 5 ranking.
September 12, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Cheserek tabbed as SSC MXC Runner of the WeekSaint Leo freshman Ron Cheserek capped a memorable first week as a collegiate cross country runner by earning Sunshine State Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honors.
September 10, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Cheserek leads men’s XC in collegiate debut at Florida TechSaint Leo placed three runners among the top 10 (pictured above) at the Florida Tech Invitational men's cross country event, and Lion freshman Ron Cheserek came away with top honors in his first collegiate race.
September 2, 2016 | Men's Cross Country XC teams debut 2016 in regional rankingsBoth Saint Leo cross country teams will start their 2016 seasons among the South Region's ranked programs, with the women placing second and the men checking in fifth.
July 6, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Saint Leo's 2016 XC slate includes hosting two NCAA meetsBoth the NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships and the NCAA Division II South Region Cross Country Championships will be held at the Lions' home course at The Abbey this November, capping Saint Leo's 2016 cross country schedule.
June 23, 2016 | Men's Track Lenz tabbed for CoSIDA Academic All-America honorsSenior Valentin Lenz named to men's cross country/track and field Academic All-America Second Team, becoming the second Saint Leo men's runner to receive Academic All-America honors.
March 30, 2016 | General News Registration underway for Spirit of Saint Leo Golf TournamentIt's a day that brings together alumni, former teammates, and friends for a chance to support Saint Leo Athletics and nearly 350 student-athletes who wear the Green and Gold. Join us at the Spirit of Saint Leo Golf Tournament.
February 18, 2016 | General News Saint Leo places over 50 on Fall SSC Commissioner's Honor RollMELBOURNE, Fla. – Over 50 Saint Leo student-athletes were named to the Sunshine State Conference Fall Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 2015 fall semester, announced on Thursday, February 18 by Commissioner Ed Pasque.
September 24, 2015 | General News Eight teams in action for weekend Lions LedgerEight different teams are in action this weekend, as volleyball, and men's and women's soccer are in a full SSC swing. Both cross country teams will race in the SSC preview at Florida Southern while men's and women's tennis will be play at West Florida. The women's golf team will also take the course at the Lander Invitational.
September 17, 2015 | General News Home women's soccer game highlights full Saturday SlateThe Saint Leo women's soccer team host Lynn in the lone home event on Saturday. Both the men's and women's cross country squads will be running at the Florida Mountain Dew Invitational in Gainsville, Fla. The volleyball team will head to Eckerd for its second conference game, while the men's soccer team head to Boca Raton, Fla., for a match-up with defending national champions, and current No. 1 Lynn University.
September 2, 2015 | General News It's time, five teams open 2015 seasonAfter weeks of preseason, the Lions will finally take the field, court and course this weekend and open the 2015-16 athletics campaign.
May 22, 2015 | Women's Track Four runners earn Capital One Academic All-District distinctionFour Saint Leo student-athletes were named to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District Men's & Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Teams selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The CoSIDA office announced Friday that Niclas Bez and Valentin Lenz received recognition on the men's team while Colett Rampf and Jelena Tancic highlighted the women's team.
December 5, 2014 | Women's Cross CountryCross country's road to nationalsThe Saint Leo University men's and women's cross country teams both head to the NCAA National Championship for the first time in school history.
November 19, 2014 | Men's Cross Country Men's cross country runs away with SSC accoladesThe Saint Leo men's cross country team claimed the Sunshine State Conference Runner of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Coach of the Year while placing three on the All-SSC team.
October 23, 2014 | General News Eight teams in action in latest Lions LedgerThree teams head to Boca Raton, Fla. as No. 9 men's soccer has the chance to clinch its second consecutive regular season SSC crown with win over No. 4 Lynn.
October 9, 2014 | General News Five teams hit the road for latest LedgerMen's and women's soccer meet Rollins on the road, volleyball to face a trio of opponents while cross country heads north to the FSU invite.
June 30, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Tampa Tribune Spotlights A Recent NLI of Saint Leo Cross CountrySAINT LEO, Fla. – Jeff Van Natter, a 2011-12 signee for the men's cross country team, was recently highlighted in a piece by the Tampa Tribune and TBO.com's Chris Bernhardt Jr. The article ran in last Tuesday's publication of Hernando Today.
June 6, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Miller Commences 2011-12 Signee Roll CallSAINT LEO, Fla. – Coming off the most successful season in Saint Leo Cross Country history, Men's and Women's Coach Melissa Miller has announced the first four signings of her 2011-12 class as Holly Blackburn (Groveland, Fla.), Amanda Leon (Miami, Fla.), Connor Callahan (Columbus, Ohio) and Jeffery Van Natter (Spring Hill, Fla.) each signed National Letters of Intent to run at Saint Leo next season.
May 18, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Cross Country Season in ReviewSAINT LEO, Fla. - The Saint Leo men's and women's cross teams enjoyed their most successful seasons to date. Snapping multiple top-time records, and amassing top-five finishes on both sides, Coach Melissa Miller is excited about the continued positive growth of the program.
April 5, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Maxwell, Norris Continue Spring Tune-Up'sGAINESVILLE, Fla. - Both Andrea Maxwell and Jon Norris, members of the Saint Leo men’s and women’s cross country teams, continued to prepare for their upcoming 2011 championship season, as both competed in the 2011 Florida Relays hosted by the University of Florida.
March 11, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Cross Country Opens Spring Season at USF OpenTAMPA, Fla. –The Saint Leo cross country team opened its non-championship season at the University of South Florida Open, last Friday from the USF campus in Tampa.
March 1, 2011 | Men's Cross Country 2011 Homecoming 5K Walk/Run!SAINT LEO, Fla. – For the second consecutive year, Saint Leo University is proud to offer the Homecoming 5K Run/Walk to help kickoff the 2011 Homecoming Weekend.
February 18, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Cross Country Hosts ‘Honest Abe' RunSAINT LEO, Fla. – Members of the Saint Leo men's and women's cross country teams, as well as other staff and faculty members from the Saint Leo community, teamed up to run in the Inaugural Honest Abe 5K Race to benefit the Boy Scouts of America, last Saturday, February 12, from the American Consulting Building in Wesley Chapel, Fla.
January 14, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Cross Country Unveils Spring ScheduleSAINT LEO, Fla. – Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach Melissa Miller has announced her team’s 2011 spring schedule. The Lions have five dates lined up between late February and Early April, including a trio of University of South Florida sponsored runs.
December 21, 2010 | Men's Cross Country Men's Cross Country: 2010 Season Wrap-UpSAINT LEO, Fla. – Like their female counterparts, the 2010 Saint Leo men’s cross country team saw major improvement over the course of their latest season. Competing in seven races over a three month span, the team, and the individuals consisting of the squad, concluded one of the most successful seasons in the program’s history.