The dogs are back in action for another season in the Canada West conference.
There were a lot of high notes in the first semester of the academic year.
Facing gusts upwards of 110 km/h with rain and sleet, the Huskies men’s team had a proud showing at their conference and national championships in St. John’s, N.L.
While the Huskies cross-country team’s season culminated at the Stewart Cup, many of the team’s fresh-faced members have their sights set on future seasons.
The Huskies cross-country team showed that hard work and dedication can lead a team to improve overall at the Sled Dog Open.
The Huskies men’s and women’s cross country teams finished seventh in the Canada West division at the Canada West and Canadian Interuniversity Sport Cross Country Championship.
Saskatchewan’s women’s team finished second while the men’s team finished third among university teams at the meet. The hosting Calgary Dinos won the team title on both the men’s and women’s sides.
University of Saskatchewan cross-country athletes put up some impressive times Oct. 6 at the 2012 U of S Open in Saskatoon’s Lakewood Park. The Dogs invited athletes from the universities of Regina, Calgary, Manitoba and Alberta.
The University of Saskatchewan cross country team competed in its first event of the year Sept. 22. The Huskies attended the Cougar Trot, an annual event held by the University of Regina Cougars.
The Victoria Vikes kept two former first-place finishers off the podium Nov. 12 as the Huskies fell short of winning their first-ever Canada West women’s cross-country title. Fifth-year Huskies Jodi Souter and Caitlin Warkentin, who had both won the conference race in the past, finished fourth and sixth, respectively, at the Canada West championships last weekend