Relive the 2016 NCAA Division II XC National Championships!Relive the 2016 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Cross Country National Championships at Saint Leo's Abbey Course. This incredible event featured an incredible Championship banquet held at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as well as a pair of thrilling...
Junior Colett Rampf took All-America honors for the second straight year at the NCAA women's cross country championship, after completing The Abbey's 6K course in 14th place overall with a time of 20:57.7.Full Story
November 16, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Saint Leo ready to receive the world of NCAA D-II cross countryJust over 600 Division II cross country runners will be descending on Saint Leo University and The Abbey Course starting Thursday, all with their eyes on a national championship. The Saint Leo men's and women's cross country teams will be among them.
November 8, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryRampf, Reiber honored by USTFCCCAJunior Colett Rampf was named South Region Athlete of the Year, while Head Coach Kent Reiber was named South Region Coach of the Year on the women's side.
November 5, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryRampf captures South Region title; women’s XC headed to nationalsSophomore Colett Rampf won her second straight South Region individual cross country championship, and Saint Leo women's cross country finished second in the South Region meet to earn advancement into the national championship in two weeks.
November 1, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryRampf, Reiber claim SSC awards; four named All-SSCColett Rampf picks up SSC Runner of the Year honors for the third year, Kent Reiber is named Coach of the Year, and Rampf, Alyssa Bayliff, Laura Tobin, and Lauren Csubak are tabbed All-SSC.
October 26, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Women’s XC back into top 25; men’s XC climbs in South RegionSaint Leo women's cross country returned to the USTFCCCA Division II Top 25 tied for No. 24 in the nation and first in the South Region, while the men's cross country team climbed to second in the South Region poll and received votes in the national ranking.
October 22, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryWomen’s cross country reclaims SSC crownSaint Leo women's cross country captures the SSC Championship for the second time in three seasons, while junior Colett Rampf snares her third straight SSC individual title.
October 21, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Saint Leo cross country teams prepare to take on the SSCSaint Leo men's cross country will be going for a three-peat on Saturday at the SSC Cross Country Championships, while women's cross country will attempt to regain the crown it last won in 2014.
October 10, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryRampf again claims SSC Runner of the Week honorsColett Rampf picks up SSC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week honors for the 12th time in her career, after winning Saturday's Saint Leo D2 National Preview 6K by a one minute and 23 second margin over her nearest competitor.
October 8, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryRampf runs away in 6K, Saint Leo wins XC meet in squeakerColett Rampf won the 6K in Saturday's Division II National Preview by over a minute, but Saint Leo needed a 3-2 win in head-to-head finishes with Tampa to break a 54-54 tie with the Spartans and claim the meet.
October 6, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Cross country to host D-II National Preview on SaturdaySaint Leo cross country will play host to a field loaded with regionally ranked teams in Saturday's event, all eager to get an early look at the course that will be used for the South Region and national championship meets.
October 3, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryRampf again claims SSC Runner of the Week honorsColett Rampf shattered the Saint Leo 6K record at Saturday's Paul Short Run College Gold race, and earned her third SSC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week award.
October 3, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryRampf named USTFCCCA D2 National Athlete of the WeekJunior Colett Rampf earns Division II National Athlete of the Week honors following her performance at the Paul Short Run, and for the second straight week the USTFCCCA's highest in-season honor belongs to a Saint Leo runner.
September 29, 2016 | General News Busy weekend ahead for Saint Leo AthleticsVolleyball, cross country, and men's soccer all hit the road, while women's soccer hosts Valdosta State in non-conference action on Sunday. Men's golf is set to host the DII National Preview in Kissimmee, Fla.
September 26, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryRampf earns her 10th SSC Runner of the Week awardFor the 10th time in her career, junior Colett Rampf earned SSC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week honors - this time, for finishing first among non-Division I runners, fifth overall, in the University of Florida Mountain Dew Invitational.
September 24, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryRampf sets record in women's XC win at UF Mountain Dew Inv.Colett Rampf set a new Saint Leo 5K record and led a trio of runners to finish among the top ten in points as the Lions dominated all non-Division I teams at the University of Florida Mountain Dew Invitational.
September 23, 2016 | General News Busy weekend slate highlighted by volleyball home openerVolleyball opens at home with Rollins on Friday at 7 p.m., and Embry-Riddle on Saturday at 4 p.m., Women's soccer hosts Barry on Saturday at 7 p.m., and Men's soccer, women's golf, and cross country all hit the road.
September 22, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryWomen's cross country holds on to #1, Men's stay at #5The Saint Leo women's cross country team held on the the No. 1 South Region ranking for consecutive weeks for the first time in program history, while the men's team held on to their No. 5 ranking.
September 12, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryRampf takes SSC Runner of the Week honorsFor the ninth time in the career, Saint Leo's Colett Rampf takes the Sunshine State Conference Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week award - this time following her impressive performance at the Florida Tech Invitational.
September 10, 2016 | Women's Cross CountryWorth the wait: WXC takes first place at FIorida Tech InviteAfter waiting an extra week to start the 2016 season, Colett Rampf took individual honors at Saturday's Florida Tech Invitational, while Saint Leo grabbed the team award with three runners among the top 10.
September 2, 2016 | Men's Cross Country XC teams debut 2016 in regional rankingsBoth Saint Leo cross country teams will start their 2016 seasons among the South Region's ranked programs, with the women placing second and the men checking in fifth.
July 6, 2016 | Men's Cross Country Saint Leo's 2016 XC slate includes hosting two NCAA meetsBoth the NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships and the NCAA Division II South Region Cross Country Championships will be held at the Lions' home course at The Abbey this November, capping Saint Leo's 2016 cross country schedule.
June 23, 2016 | Women's Track Rampf named to CoSIDA Academic All-America squadSophomore Colett Rampf earns CoSIDA Second Team Academic All-America honors, becoming the first women's cross country/track athlete at Saint Leo to be named to an Academic All-America team.
March 30, 2016 | General News Registration underway for Spirit of Saint Leo Golf TournamentIt's a day that brings together alumni, former teammates, and friends for a chance to support Saint Leo Athletics and nearly 350 student-athletes who wear the Green and Gold. Join us at the Spirit of Saint Leo Golf Tournament.
February 18, 2016 | General News Saint Leo places over 50 on Fall SSC Commissioner's Honor RollMELBOURNE, Fla. – Over 50 Saint Leo student-athletes were named to the Sunshine State Conference Fall Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 2015 fall semester, announced on Thursday, February 18 by Commissioner Ed Pasque.
October 12, 2015 | Women's Cross CountryRampf again captures SSC weekly honorsSaint Leo's Colett Rampf turns her record setting performance at the Disney Classic into a fourth SSC Runner of the Week honor.
September 24, 2015 | General News Eight teams in action for weekend Lions LedgerEight different teams are in action this weekend, as volleyball, and men's and women's soccer are in a full SSC swing. Both cross country teams will race in the SSC preview at Florida Southern while men's and women's tennis will be play at West Florida. The women's golf team will also take the course at the Lander Invitational.
September 17, 2015 | General News Home women's soccer game highlights full Saturday SlateThe Saint Leo women's soccer team host Lynn in the lone home event on Saturday. Both the men's and women's cross country squads will be running at the Florida Mountain Dew Invitational in Gainsville, Fla. The volleyball team will head to Eckerd for its second conference game, while the men's soccer team head to Boca Raton, Fla., for a match-up with defending national champions, and current No. 1 Lynn University.
September 2, 2015 | General News It's time, five teams open 2015 seasonAfter weeks of preseason, the Lions will finally take the field, court and course this weekend and open the 2015-16 athletics campaign.
May 22, 2015 | Women's Track Four runners earn Capital One Academic All-District distinctionFour Saint Leo student-athletes were named to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District Men's & Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Teams selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The CoSIDA office announced Friday that Niclas Bez and Valentin Lenz received recognition on the men's team while Colett Rampf and Jelena Tancic highlighted the women's team.
December 5, 2014 | Women's Cross CountryCross country's road to nationalsThe Saint Leo University men's and women's cross country teams both head to the NCAA National Championship for the first time in school history.
November 19, 2014 | Women's Cross CountryWomen's cross country claims All-SSC major awardsThe Saint Leo women's cross country team placed three on the All-SSC squad as Colett Rampf was named both SSC Runner of the Year and Freshman of the Year. Head coach Melissa Miller-Mangen was tabbed the conference Coach of the Year.
October 23, 2014 | General News Eight teams in action in latest Lions LedgerThree teams head to Boca Raton, Fla. as No. 9 men's soccer has the chance to clinch its second consecutive regular season SSC crown with win over No. 4 Lynn.
October 9, 2014 | General News Five teams hit the road for latest LedgerMen's and women's soccer meet Rollins on the road, volleyball to face a trio of opponents while cross country heads north to the FSU invite.
June 30, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Tampa Tribune Spotlights A Recent NLI of Saint Leo Cross CountrySAINT LEO, Fla. – Jeff Van Natter, a 2011-12 signee for the men's cross country team, was recently highlighted in a piece by the Tampa Tribune and TBO.com's Chris Bernhardt Jr. The article ran in last Tuesday's publication of Hernando Today.
June 6, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Miller Commences 2011-12 Signee Roll CallSAINT LEO, Fla. – Coming off the most successful season in Saint Leo Cross Country history, Men's and Women's Coach Melissa Miller has announced the first four signings of her 2011-12 class as Holly Blackburn (Groveland, Fla.), Amanda Leon (Miami, Fla.), Connor Callahan (Columbus, Ohio) and Jeffery Van Natter (Spring Hill, Fla.) each signed National Letters of Intent to run at Saint Leo next season.
May 18, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Cross Country Season in ReviewSAINT LEO, Fla. - The Saint Leo men's and women's cross teams enjoyed their most successful seasons to date. Snapping multiple top-time records, and amassing top-five finishes on both sides, Coach Melissa Miller is excited about the continued positive growth of the program.
April 5, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Maxwell, Norris Continue Spring Tune-Up'sGAINESVILLE, Fla. - Both Andrea Maxwell and Jon Norris, members of the Saint Leo men’s and women’s cross country teams, continued to prepare for their upcoming 2011 championship season, as both competed in the 2011 Florida Relays hosted by the University of Florida.
March 11, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Cross Country Opens Spring Season at USF OpenTAMPA, Fla. –The Saint Leo cross country team opened its non-championship season at the University of South Florida Open, last Friday from the USF campus in Tampa.
March 1, 2011 | Men's Cross Country 2011 Homecoming 5K Walk/Run!SAINT LEO, Fla. – For the second consecutive year, Saint Leo University is proud to offer the Homecoming 5K Run/Walk to help kickoff the 2011 Homecoming Weekend.
February 18, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Cross Country Hosts ‘Honest Abe' RunSAINT LEO, Fla. – Members of the Saint Leo men's and women's cross country teams, as well as other staff and faculty members from the Saint Leo community, teamed up to run in the Inaugural Honest Abe 5K Race to benefit the Boy Scouts of America, last Saturday, February 12, from the American Consulting Building in Wesley Chapel, Fla.
January 14, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Cross Country Unveils Spring ScheduleSAINT LEO, Fla. – Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach Melissa Miller has announced her team’s 2011 spring schedule. The Lions have five dates lined up between late February and Early April, including a trio of University of South Florida sponsored runs.
December 21, 2010 | Men's Cross Country Men's Cross Country: 2010 Season Wrap-UpSAINT LEO, Fla. – Like their female counterparts, the 2010 Saint Leo men’s cross country team saw major improvement over the course of their latest season. Competing in seven races over a three month span, the team, and the individuals consisting of the squad, concluded one of the most successful seasons in the program’s history.