2019 News

  • Rahn to Host Virtual Senior Recruitment Session
    May 27, 2020
    Steve Rahn, the Catholic University Director of Cross Country and Track and Field, has announced the program will hold a virtual recruitment session for rising seniors on Wednesday, June 24.
  • Ninety-Five Athletes Honored With Virtual Senior Celebration
    May 23, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Saturday, the Catholic University Athletics Department held its annual Senior Student-Athlete Celebration via a virtual presentation where it honored 95 seniors and its six major award winners.
  • Six Men Nominated for Outstanding Student-Athlete Award
    May 21, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Saturday, May 23, the athletics department will hold its annual senior student-athlete celebration and reveal the winners of its six major honors, including the Outstanding Student-Athlete award. Here are this year's male nominees.
  • Athletics to Host Virtual Senior Celebration on May 23
    May 14, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University athletics department will host its annual Senior Student-Athlete Celebration on Saturday, May 23 in a virtual presentation that will be broadcast on Zoom beginning at 1 p.m.
  • Student-Athletes Present in Catholic University Research Day
    April 30, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The constraints presented by COVID-19 may have forced Catholic University’s fifth annual Research Day to transition into a virtual format, but it did not stop student-athletes from several teams from presenting their research on April 21.
  • Catholic Athletics Senior Salute: Men's Cross Country
    April 30, 2020
    As we progress towards the end of the 2019-20 academic year that would normally culminate in-person senior athletics banquet, the Catholic University Athletics Department continues to honor its 2020 seniors. Today, we recognize two student-athletes on the men’s cross country team.
  • Division III Week: Catholic Athletics and Community Service
    April 15, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of Division III Week, the Catholic University athletics department would like to highlight an integral part of both the University and Division III: community service.
  • National Athletic Training Month Salute: Bryan Lechner
    April 15, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – March was National Athletic Training Month and the Catholic University Athletics Department would like to recognize its six sports medicine professionals, especially during a time when our health and safety is so important.
  • Division III Week: Catholic Athletics and Special Olympics D.C.
    April 14, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of Division III Week, the Catholic University athletics department would like to highlight its relationship with Special Olympics, the official charitable partner of Division III.
  • Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Postponed
    April 06, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Due to concerns regarding COVID-19 caused by the coronavirus, The Division of University Advancement, the Alumni Association and Athletics have made the decision to postpone the 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, originally scheduled for April 18.
  • Learn About Catholic University Through Virtual Odyssey Day
    April 04, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - While the outbreak of COVID-19 prevents us from welcoming students and families to our campus, we still hope you can learn more about what makes Catholic University so special.
  • National Athletic Training Month Salute: Jaime Walls
    April 03, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – March was National Athletic Training Month and the Catholic University Athletics Department would like to recognize its six sports medicine professionals, especially during a time when our health and safety is so important.
  • Catholic Cancels All Athletic Activities for Spring Semester
    March 18, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Wednesday evening, Catholic University president John Garvey announced that classes will continue to be taught online through the end of the term and that residence halls will remain closed. As a result, all athletics and recreational activities this spring have been canceled.
  • Athletics Raises Over $30,000 for Special Olympics D.C.
    February 12, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the seventh consecutive year, the Catholic University athletics department hosted a Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics D.C. This year's plunge drew 227 pledges and raised $30,713.
  • Cross Country Selected for USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams
    January 30, 2020
    NEW ORLEANS, La. - Catholic University had both its men's and women's cross country teams selected as U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Teams on Thursday while sophomore Paige Wilderotter was named as an All-Academic Athlete.
  • Cardinals' Athletic Teams Participate in MLK Day of Service
    January 20, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - On the 25th anniversary of the day that celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr., Catholic University's 25 intercollegiate athletic teams participated in the University's annual MLK Day of Service.
  • Cardinals Sit in Fourth Place in President's Trophy Standings
    November 22, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - After the conclusion of the fall sports season, Catholic University finds itself in second place in the Landmark Conference President's Trophy standings.
  • Cardinals Make Donation to St. Jude's Hospital in Memphis
    November 19, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - While the Catholic University cross country teams were in Memphis, Tenn., this past weekend to compete in the NCAA South/Southeast Regional Championships, the Cardinals took a tour of the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital and donated $500.
  • Cardinals Finish Season at South/Southeast Regionals
    November 16, 2019
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. –  The Catholic University men's cross country team competed in the NCAA South/Southeast Regionals on Saturday at Shelby Farms Park, placing 17th out of 36 teams with 468 points.
  • Cardinals Place 59 on Landmark Fall Academic Honor Roll
    November 15, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - Catholic University had 59 student-athletes from its six Landmark Conference fall sports named to the 2019 Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll on Friday.
  • Cardinals Place Six on Landmark Fall Sportsmanship Teams
    November 14, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - Catholic University had six student-athletes named to the 2019 Landmark Conference Fall All-Sportsmanship Team on Thursday, highlighted by men's soccer senior Mitch Ford and volleyball senior Isabelle Cooper.
  • Ames, O'Rourke Earn All-Conference Honors, Cards Fifth
    November 02, 2019
    COLMAR MANOR, Md. - Catholic University men's cross country freshmen Paul Ames and John O'Rourke both earned All-Landmark Conference Second Team honors as the Cardinals finished fifth at the 2019 Landmark Conference Cross Country Championships hosted by Catholic Saturday.
  • Third Annual Cardinal Athletics Giving Challenge Begins
    October 29, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The third annual Cardinal Athletics Giving Challenge officially kicked off on Tuesday. Make a gift today and light the way for our student-athletes. Participate and spread the word before the competition ends on November 12.
  • O'Rourke Sets New Record at Inter-Regional Border Battle
    October 19, 2019
    LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. - The Catholic University men's cross country team competed in the Inter-Regional Border Battle hosted by Rowan University on Saturday, Oct. 19. The Cardinals placed 24th out of 29 teams with 659 points as freshman John O'Rourke broke the previous school record.
  • Ames Breaks School Record at Paul Short Invitational
    October 05, 2019
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Catholic University men's cross country freshman Paul Ames broke a 16-year old school record with a time of 26:06.9 in the Men's College White 8k at the Paul Short Run hosted by Lehigh University on Saturday. The Cardinals placed 15th out of 41 teams.
  • O'Rourke Named Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week
    September 30, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - Catholic University men's cross country freshman John O'Rourke was named Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week on Monday.
  • Cardinals Finish Second out of 20 Teams at Hornet Harrier
    September 28, 2019
    WINCHESTER, Va. - Led by freshman John O'Rourke, the Catholic University men's cross country team turned in an impressive showing on Saturday as the Cardinals finished second out of 20 teams at the Hornet Harrier Invitational hosted by Shenandoah University at Kernstown Battlefield.
  • Three Top-10 Finishes Lead Men to Third at Cardinal Classic
    September 14, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - With 66 points, the Catholic University men's cross country team finished third at the Cardinal Classic, its first home meet since 2013.
  • Rahn Names Sinclair Assistant Cross Country/Track Coach
    September 11, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Catholic University Director of Cross Country and Track & Field Steve Rahn announced the hiring of Ashlyn Sinclair as an assistant coach on Thursday. Sinclair joins the Cardinals from nearby Mount Vernon High School.
  • Cardinals Open 2019 Season with Second-Place Finish
    August 31, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University men's cross country team finished in second place at the Howard Labor Day Classic on Saturday, totaling 36 points, just eight behind Division I host Howard.
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