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Schweizer kicked it into high

  • 14 May
    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Mizzou Cross Country junior Karissa Schweizer (Urbandale, Iowa) capped off a terrific cross country season by winning the NCAA Womens Cross Country Championship on Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind. Schweizer becomes Mizzous first female National Champion in cross country and the first in program history since Keith Bacon won the National Title in 1955. The Tiger junior becomes Mizzous 27th overall individual National Champion.Schweizer is Mizzous first All-American since 2003 when Amanda Bales finished 23rd.Schweizer stayed near the front of the pack for the majority of the race, but trailed Michigans Erin Finn down the final stretch. With the 100 meters to the finish, Schweizer kicked it into high gear and passed Finn to capture the title. Schweizer crossed the finish line at 19:41.6, 13 seconds faster than her previous personal-record time of 19:54.4, set at the NCAA Midwest Regional.The National Title closes out Schweizers incredible junior campaign, where she became Mizzous first individual conference champion since 1997 with a SEC Championship and first regional champion since 2003 with a Midwest Regional Title. Following her success, Schweizer was named the SEC Womens Runner of the Year and NCAA Midwest Regional Womens Runner of the Year.Additionally, Schweizer was named the SEC Freshman of the Year in 2014 and earned All-America honors at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a third place finish in the 5,000m race. Cheap Nike Air More Uptempo Shoes . The 29-year-old from Port Colborne, Ont., has nothing but good things to say about former U.S. marine Liz (Girlrilla) Carmouche ahead of their co-main event Wednesday on the UFCs "Fight for the Troops" televised card in Fort Campbell, Ky. Nike React Wholesale . Sulaiman, 44, was chosen unanimously Tuesday in a vote by the leadership, the World Boxing Council said. Sulaiman becomes the sixth president of the organization. . The move comes after the Canadiens were approached by the Buffalo Sabres for permission to speak to Dudley - a former Sabres player and head coach. "The Sabres called for permission and I appreciate that, Im flattered, Dudley told TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun of ESPN. Nike React Element 87 For Sale . That gave fans outside Joe Louis Arena another chance to ask for autographs from the 19-year-old whose stardom in the NHL has arrived earlier than most expected. Nike Air More Uptempo For Sale Cheap . The veteran safety was a starter for the Bengals from 2008-2012. He totaled 41 tackles and three interceptions while starting all but four of the 13 games he played last season. NRL premiership-winning prop Sam Moa has signed for Super League side Catalans Dragons, ending a successful four-year stint with the Sydney Roosters.The New Zealand international was something of a low-key arrival when he joined the Roosters from Hull FC in 2013, but become a cornerstone of a powerful forward pack as Trent Robinsons side secured a first grand final victory for the club in over a decade in addition to three successive minor premierships.However, during the 2016 campaign, like the rest of his team, Moa struggled for form in a bitterly disappointing season that saw the club opt against renewing his contract.In a campaign that saw the Roosters only finish in front of a Newcastle side that won once all season on the NRL table, Moas services were deemed surplus to requirements as Robinson looks to rebuild his squad.But Moa insists he is excited about the prospect of living in Perpignan where he will line up alongside Kiwi international teammates Kristin Inu and Justin Horo.I am very excited and proud to join the Catalans team, Moa told the Catalans website.ddddddddddddAfter careful consideration, my family and I are pleased to call Perpignan our new home and we look forward to experiencing the French culture and lifestyle. Having done some travelling through France previously, we know we have a lot to look forward to.I am very much looking forward to playing the best football I can for the team and contributing to creating a positive culture at the club. It is an exciting time ahead and I thank the club for giving me and my family the opportunity to be a part of it.Catalans coach Laurent Frayssinous said: Im delighted to sign a player of Sams calibre. He is considered by his former coaches and by his opponents as a tough player on the field and is exemplary off the field.He is extremely motivated to bring his experience here and to help the club to build a competitive team on and off the field. ' ' '