College Highlights for the Weekend of September 27, 2014

Colleges from all around the state traveled to Lake Charles this past weekend for the 2014 McNeese Cowboy Stampede.  McNeese menwould defend their turf claiming top honors in team competition, while  LSU women would claim top of the podium in the women's race.  


Runners rally for position at the 2014 McNeese Cowboy Stampede.  Pictured: L-R Matt Rice (ULL), William Hamilton (MSU), Bryce Robinson (ULL), Enrique Soto (MSU),  Walter Whitfield formerly of ULL sporting our signature Louisiana Running singlet!


Ken Garland / Northwest Invitational

On-Site Coverage

McNeese Cowboy Stampede

On-Site Coverage

Cowboys win Stampede for second straight team win

LAKE CHARLES – Former McNeese standout runner Jarret LeBlanc set the pace at Saturday's McNeese Cowboy Club ASICS Cowboy Stampede with a first place finish mark of 19:08.30 in the four-mile race, leading the way for his fellow Cowboy runners to take the team title in the men's division.   It's the second consecutive win for the Cowboys on the season. McNeese took the team title at the Rice Invitational two weeks ago.

Loyola cross country competes well at McNeese Invitational | Wolf Pack Athletics | Loyola University New Orleans

Lake Charles, La - Facing off against some tough competition, the Loyola University New Orleans men’s and women’s cross country teams ran hard and performed well at the McNeese Cowboy Stampede Invitational Saturday morning. The men’s team ran a four mile race and finished 7th overall while the women’s team raced to an 8th overall finish in their 5k race. Both the men’s and women’s teams were first among non-NCAA Division I teams.

XC's Newton, Bartels, Aloiloi Post Top-10 Finishes at McNeese Cowboy Stampede - Tulane University Official Athletic Site

LAKE CHARLES, La. - Much like the first two meets of the season, Tulane cross country's youth shined in competition on Saturday at the McNeese Cowboy Stampede at the Enos Darbonne Sports Complex in Lake Charles, Louisiana, as rookie Moses Aloiloi finished first amongst all collegiate runners in the men's 4-mile while freshmen Emma Newton and Lauren Bartels posted top-10 finishes in the women's 5K.

Freshmen Wilkins, Wrozek lead NSU runners at McNeese meet

LAKE CHARLES – Freshmen Josh Wilkins and Erin Wrozek were Northwestern State's top runners Saturday at the ASICS-McNeese State Stampede cross country races.   For the third straight meet, Wilkins was NSU's highest finisher, taking 10th in a field of 74 by running 19:56 over four miles at Enos Derbonne Park.

Rice, Devitt Lead Ragin' Cajuns At Cowboy Stampede

Paced by top-5 performances in their respective events from Matthew Rice and Anna Katherine Devitt, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns cross country team earned a pair of solid finishes on Saturday at the McNeese Cowboy Stampede at the Ward 3 Multisports Complex. (via University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

Aguilar Leads Women's XC to Win at McNeese

LAKE CHARLES � Senior Andria Aguilar's first-place finish helped the Lady Tiger's continue their winning streak on Saturday morning at McNeese State's Cowboy Invitational, while the men posted a solid performance for third place. (via

Meet Results

Four Mile Run

5,000 Meter Run