PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's and Women's Cross Country) – Nine members of the Shawnee State men's and women's cross country teams have been named to the Mid-South Conference All-Academic squad. The award was presented to each runner who achieved at least a 3.25 grade point average and achieved at least sophomore academic status.
Seven members of the women's squad were honored for SSU – which tied for Campbellsville University for the most among the nine-team conference.
PORTSMOUTH, OHIO (Men's Cross Country) – The Shawnee State men's cross country and track & field team has added Piketon High School product Seth Farmer for the 2015-16 season, SSU head coach Eric Putnam announced on Thursday.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's Cross Country) – Following a two-week hiatus, the Shawnee State men's cross country team is back in the NAAI Coaches' Top 25 poll. The Bears come in at No. 25 after falling to the receiving votes category the past two weeks.
SSU is back in the national rankings following a team victory at the Mid-South Conference Championships over the weekend. The final poll of the season was announced Sunday evening.
The Shawnee State University men's cross country team proved to be the fastest team on the course, as they claimed their fifth straith Mid-South Conference championship enroute to qualifying for the NAIA National Championship.
The Bears were victorous over the seven other Mid-South Conference teams with a score of 19 points, beating second place Cumberlands who accumulated 66 points.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Men's Cross Country) – The Shawnee State men's cross country team was in action over the weekend, finishing in ninth place of 35 teams at the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge on Saturday afternoon.
The Bears were led by Joe Stewart, who ran the 8,000 meter race in a time of 26:23 to finish in 20th place. Breydon Gates came in second for SSU, crossing the finish line in 36th with a time of 29:45.