Hollander and Frias compete at NCAA championships

By Laura Hollander’s standards, anything but a top-10 finish is a bit out of the ordinary.

The sophomore cross-country runner finished 75th at the NCAA Championships Saturday, a far cry from her ninth-place finish a year ago. The top 40 runners are named All-Americans, meaning Hollander won’t receive the honor as she did in 2012.

Ahead of nationals, top cross-country runners share mental secrets to success

“Racing is the time to make all of our hard work pay off, and the reason why we push ourselves every day, so it’s important to just enjoy every experience and to have fun”

Hollander, Frias selected for cross-country national championships

After posting top-10 finishes at the NCAA West Regional this past weekend, Cal Poly cross-country runners sophomore Laura Hollander and senior Chris Frias were selected to compete at the NCAA Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. on Nov. 23.

Hollander, Frias lead Cal Poly cross-country to top-10 finishes

With strong performances from both senior Chris Frias and sophomore Laura Hollander, the Cal Poly men’s and women’s cross-country teams both earned a top-10 finish at the NCAA West Regional in Sacramento, Calif. on Friday.

Mustang Sports, Nov. 4, 2013: Cross-Country sweeps titles, Football runs its way to victory

Mustang News anchor Lisa Diaz recaps this weekend’s Cal Poly athletics events.

Cross-country sweeps Big West titles

The Cal Poly men’s cross country team claimed its 13th Big West Conference title Saturday, while the women’s squad captured its fifth.

Autumn All-Stars: Grosz, Hollander and Keddy prepare for big seasons

Come September at Cal Poly, the stands at Alex G. Spanos Stadium will be filled and the bleachers in Mott Athletics Center will be packed.

Prader leaps to new heights

Despite losses from the Cal Poly track and field team on both the men’s and women’s sides to UC Santa Barbara, Saturday’s performances yielded some positive results in its last dual meet of the season — most notably John Prader’s recording-breaking leap in the pole vault — as the team prepares to partake in the 2013 Big West Conference Championships.

Track and field tunes up at Mt. SAC Relays

In the 2012 cross country season, true freshman Laura Hollander raised more than a few people’s eyebrows.

Women’s indoor track: the sport with no offseason

Mustang Daily Staff Report sports@mustangdaily.net It’s time for the sport that not many people are aware exists. The time of year has come for women’s indoor track. The women’s indoor track team was developed at Cal Poly when Director of…

Cross country brings home the hardware

Mustang Daily Staff Report sports@mustangdaily.net Not one, but two Big West championship titles. A true freshman with All-American honors. Director of track and field/cross country, Mark Conover, and his two teams have done it again. “Any time you establish any…