2016 Men's Cross Country News

  • Season Highlights: Cross Country
    June 29, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A look back at the 2016 men's and women's cross country season.
  • Top Male Student-Athletes of 2016-17
    June 13, 2017
    These were the top male student-athletes from their respective sports during the 2016-17 athletic season who were nominated for the BSC Male Athlete of the Year award.
  • BSC Holds Annual Athletics Dinner
    May 15, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern athletics department announced the winners of its big awards and recognized the accomplishments of the student-athletes at its 2017 Athletic Awards Dinner Monday night in the Norton Great Hall on BSC’s campus.
  • SAA Announces Fall All-Sportsmanship Teams
    November 29, 2016
    ATLANTA - The SAA announced the 2016 Fall Sports All-Sportsmanship Teams and 55 student-athletes among the league's eight full-time members and three affiliate members received recognition. Formed in 2011, the SAA places a special emphasis on good sportsmanship and fair play amongst all competitors.
  • Panthers Run Well at NCAA National Championships
    November 19, 2016
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Birmingham-Southern College seniors Chris Roberts (Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville HS) and Timothy McOmber (Montgomery, Ala./Montgomery Catholic Prep School) ran well at the 2016 NCAA National Championships.
  • Roberts, McOmber to Compete at NCAA National's
    November 18, 2016
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After finishing top 20 at the NCAA South/Southeast Regionals, both Chris Roberts (Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville HS) and Timothy McOmber (Montgomery, Ala./Montgomery Catholic Prep) will represent Birmingham-Southern at the men’s NCAA Cross Country National Championships Saturday, Nov. 19. The meet takes place at E.P. Tom Sawyer State park in Louisville, Ky.
  • Roberts Eighth in Region, Men Finish 10th
    November 12, 2016
    ROME, Ga. – The Birmingham-Southern men’s and women’s cross country teams had a great showing at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional Saturday morning. Chris Roberts (Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville HS) finished eighth out of 208 runners to qualify for Nationals. Timothy McOmber (Montgomery, Ala./Montgomery Catholic Prep School) also medaled in 17th place.
  • SAA Championships: Men Finish Fourth; Roberts Second
    October 29, 2016
    JACKSON, Miss. – The Birmingham-Southern men’s cross country team finished fourth at the 2016 Southern Athletic Association Championships Saturday morning on Choctaw Trails. Chris Roberts (Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville HS) earned the silver medal by finishing second overall in a time of 25:57, seven seconds behind the leader.
  • SAA Championships: Cross Country Primed to Compete
    October 27, 2016
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern cross country programs are primed for the Southern Athletic Association Championships this Saturday. The women’s 6K starts at 10 a.m. with the men’s 8K beginning at 11 a.m. on Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Miss.
  • McOmber Named Runner of the Week
    October 20, 2016
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The SAA announced the cross country Runners of the Week for events raced this past weekend and, following voting by the league head coaches, Reagan Alley of Rhodes was named women's Runner of the Week while Timothy McOmber of Birmingham-Southern captured men's Runner of the Week.
  • Cross Country Finishes Fifth and Seventh at Berry Invite
    October 15, 2016
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – The Birmingham-Southern cross country teams had a good showing at the Berry College Invite Saturday morning. The women finished fifth out of 19 teams on the course. The men finished seventh, respectfully.
  • Men and Women Finish Fifth at Watson Ford Invite
    October 07, 2016
    CLINTON, Miss. – Both the Birmingham-Southern men’s and women’s cross country teams earned fifth place out of non-Division I programs at the Watson Ford Invitational Friday evening. Chris Roberts (Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville HS) and Elise Pittman (Vestavia Hills, Ala./Vestavia Hills HS) finished top five in their respective races.
  • Roberts Named SAA Runner of the Week
    October 03, 2016
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern College collected its first Southern Athletic Association Player of the Week honor of the season, Monday. Senior Chris Roberts (Huntsville, Ala. / Huntsville HS) was named this week’s SAA Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week.
  • Cross Country Finishes Sixth and Eighth at UAH Invite
    October 01, 2016
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern men’s cross country team saw two finish top 10 at the University of Alabama, Huntsville Invitational Saturday. The runners competing represented programs from NCAA Divisions I-III. The BSC men placed sixth as a team, while the women finished eighth, respectively.
  • Cross Country Competes at Montevallo Falcon Classic
    September 17, 2016
    MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern College men’s and women’s cross country team finished 10th and ninth, respectively, at the 2016 Montevallo Falcon Classic. Chris Roberts (Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville HS) posted the Panther’s top male time, finishing 10th overall out of 136 runners.
  • Cross Country Finishes Third in Respective Divisions
    September 02, 2016
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Both the Birmingham-Southern College men’s and women’s cross country teams finished third in their respective divisions Friday at the JSU Struts Season Opener.
  • 2016 Season Preview: Men's Cross Country
    September 01, 2016
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Coming off of a top three finish at the 2015 Southern Athletic Association Championships, the Birmingham-Southern men’s cross country team is primed to win its first SAA title in 2016. The Panthers lost no one from the 2015 squad and welcome two more potential scorers.