JOLIET, Ill. – University of St. Francis senior Phil Rizzo (Evergreen Park, Ill./ Evergreen Park), junior Mike Blaszczyk (Novi, Mich./ Novi) and sophomore Danny Bahret (Channahon, Ill./ Minooka) have been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District College Division Men's Track/Cross Country Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
University of St. Francis junior Mike Blaszczyk (left), senior Phil Rizzo (second from right) and Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Jeff Barker (right) presented USF President Michael J. Vinciguerra with his championship ring in honor of the Saints' 2012 NAIA men's cross country national title.
JOLIET, Ill. – University of St. Francis men's cross country and track & field senior All-American Phil Rizzo (Evergreen Park, Ill./ Evergreen Park) was featured in the Southtown Star and Joliet Herald-News this past weekend. | Link
JOLIET, Ill. – Ten University of St. Francis men's cross country student-athletes were recognized for their academic accomplishments as the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2012 all-academic teams.
JOLIET, Ill. – After helping lead Plainfield South High School to a sixth-place state finish in 2012, twin brothers Anthony and Christopher Santillo (Plainfield, Ill.) have signed letters of intent to attend University of St. Francis and compete for Head Coach Jeff Barker's men's cross country and track & field teams beginning in 2013.
JOLIET, Ill. -- The Joliet City Council issued a proclamation Tuesday night honoring the University of St. Francis men's cross country team for winning the 2012 NAIA National Championship. | Photos
JOLIET, Ill. – Five members of the University of St. Francis national champion men's cross country team have been recognized as NAIA Scholar-Athletes for the 2012 season.
JOLIET, Ill. -- After capturing its first-ever NAIA national championship, the University of St. Francis men's cross country team claimed the top spot in the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Postseason Poll. | Poll
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Led by All-Americans senior Phil Rizzo (Evergreen Park, Ill./ Evergreen Park), junior Mike Blaszczyk (Novi, Mich./ Novi) and freshman Brandon Carson (Waterford, Mich./ Mott), University of St. Francis won the 2012 NAIA Men's Cross Country National Championship Saturday at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. | Results
JOLIET, Ill. --- University of St. Francis senior Phil Rizzo (Evergreen Park, Ill./ Evergreen Park) helped guide his team to its third straight Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference men's cross country title on Saturday before pulling off the trifecta himself on Tuesday when he was named the CCAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for the third time this season.