BIOLA UNIVERSITY NEWS



Biola Alum Brian Ball Places 39th at US Olympic Marathon Trials
Cross Country, Track & Field, General
HOUSTON, Texas --- Former Biola track and cross country standout Brian Ball placed 39th in a field of 85 Olympic hopefuls on Saturday at the 2012 United States Olympic Marathon Trial in Houston, Texas, finishing in an impressive time of 2:17:38.


Biola Men Run Record-Setting Race at Williamette Invite
Cross Country
SALEM, Ore. --- Biola's men's team ran its best race in school history to finish fifth in a tough field while the women's team placed third overall in the Gold races at the 37th Charles Bowles Invitational hosted by Willamette University on Saturday.


Women Place First; Men Third at Biola Invitational
Cross Country
ORANGE, Calif. --- Biola closed out its regular season with a solid showing on Saturday at the 2011 Biola University Cross Country Invitational with the women taking top honors and the men placing third overall in Irvine Regional Park in Orange.


Eagles Finish Second in Both Races at GSAC XC Championships
Cross Country
FRESNO, Calif. --- Biola's men's and women's cross country teams had solid showings, both placing second in their respective races with six earning All-GSAC honors at the 2011 GSAC Cross Country Championship race on Saturday at Woodward Park in Fresno.


Biola Cross Country Teams Headed to NAIA Championships
Cross Country
LA MIRADA, Calif. --- Biola's men's and women's cross country teams cap off their seasons on Saturday at the 56th Annual NAIA Men's and 32nd Annual Women's Cross Country National Championships at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Wash. The men are making their first trip since 1999 while the women are making their fifth-straight trip.


Women Place 12th, Men 26th at NAIA Championships
Cross Country
VANCOUVER, Wash. --- Biola's women's team took home 12th place while the men--in the team's first NAIA appearance since 1999--finished 26th as the teams competed at the 2011 NAIA Cross Country National Championships on Saturday afternoon at Fort Vancouver Historic Site in Vancouver, Wash.