Citrus College Cross Country News

  • Veteran Assistant Cross Country Coach Alan Waddington to Take the Reins
    June 07, 2018
    After a great run, Head Cross Country Coach Alicia Longyear is stepping down from the helm and making way for veteran Citrus Assistant Coach Alan Waddington. Waddington, a long time presence on the Citrus Cross Country teams, take...
  • Montoya Dashes Her Way To CCCAA State Championships
    November 04, 2017
    Maryssa Montoya qualified for the CCCAA State Championships yesterday at the SoCal Finals in Santa Clarita. Montoya's time of...
  • Lady Owl Striders Crack Top 25 At Tour de Cuesta Race
    October 09, 2017
    Citrus Cross Country traveled north to the central coast last Friday to compete in the Tour de Cuesta, hosted by Cuesta College. As Fighting Owl fans have become accustomed, Marissa Montoya...
  • WSC Preview Cross Country Race at Bonelli Park Goes Off Without a Hitch
    September 29, 2017
    The Citrus College Cross Country teams have been running races all over the state for decades, but in the last decade they have been quite a bit homesick. That's because it's been a decade since Citrus hosted...
  • Citrus Cross Country Teams Play Host at Bonelli Park
    September 28, 2017
    The Citrus College Cross Country teams have been on a long road trip, about 10 years long actually. That’s how long it’s been since the Running Owls have hosted...
  • Montoya Wraps Up Owls Cross Country Season at State
    November 19, 2016
    Fresno, CA - Citrus College freshman cross country runner Marissa Montoya warpped up the 2016 Citrus College Cross Country season on Saturday morning at the 2016 California Community College Athletic Association State Cross Country Campionships at Woodward Park in Fresno. Montoya saved her best effort for last posting a personal record time of 20:24.7 on the course.
  • Montoya Advances to State Championships
    November 04, 2016
    Orange, CA - For the fourth straight year, the Citrus College Women’s Cross Country team will have at least one representative at the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships. Freshman Marissa Montoya qualified to represent the Owls in Fresno after finishing in 75th place against nearly 200 runners.
  • Owls Close out Regular Season at WSC Championships; Await SoCal Finals Fate
    October 21, 2016
    Oxnard, CA - The Citrus College Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams closed out their 2016 regular season on Friday afternoon at the 2016 Western State Conference Championships host by Oxnard College on their campus. The Women finished in a steady 10th place, while the men were 12th. The women’s team and a few male individuals now wait to find out their fate next Sunday when the berths for the 2016 Southern California Championships will be announced.
  • Strength in the Face of Adversity
    October 07, 2016
    San Bernardino, CA - With most of their teammates out due to injury or illness, the Citrus College Cross Country team headed out to the 2016 San Bernardino Valley College Invitational on Friday short-handed. The Owls didn’t have enough runners to score for either the men or women, and were missing two of their top three runners on the men’s side and their top three runners on the women’s side at the event. Despite that, those that ran showed strength in adversity with all seven participating runners posting personal bests on the afternoon.
  • Women are 9th and Men 12th at WSC Preview
    September 30, 2016
    Bakersfield, CA - The Citrus College Women’s and Men’s Cross Country program’s went toe to toe with the rest of the Western State Conference on Friday afternoon in the WSC Preview hosted by Bakersfield College. While the Owls didn’t finish in the top half on either side they did have some positives in the race at Kern County Soccer Park.
  • Mixed Bag
    September 16, 2016
    Orange, CA – The Citrus College Cross Country program's had their biggest race of the young 2016 season on Friday afternoon when they got to find out how they shookout against the best that Southern California has to offer. It was a mixed bag, as the women found out they are in the mix finishing right smack dab in the middle, while the men found out they still had some work to do.
  • Owls Cross Country Season Kicks-Off at Oxnard Invite
    August 26, 2016
    Oxnard, CA - The 2016 Citrus College Cross Country season got underway on Friday afternoon at the 2016 Oxnard Invitational hosted by Oxnard College. The Owls were paced by a pair of freshman on the day as freshman Marissa Montoya on the women’s side and freshman Alberto Dolores on the men’s side.
  • Women’s XC Finishes ’15 Season With Second Best Ever Program Finish in Modern History
    November 23, 2015
    Fresno, CA -- The Citrus College Women’s Cross Country program wrapped up it’s 2015 season on Saturday morning at the 2015 California Community College Athletic Association Cross Country State Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno, CA. The Owls finished 11th overall which is the second best ever program finish in the modern state championship era.
  • Women's XC Finishes 9th at SoCals
    November 06, 2015
    San Diego, CA - On a near perfect day for running, the Citrus College Women's Cross Country team continued it's trailblazing season by finishing in ninth place at the 2015 Southern California Championships. It's the best finish by a women's team in program history, and the team qualified for the 2015 CCCAA State Championships for the second straight season.