Tag: cross country

Phoenix cross country runner, Bilitz, featured in Fon du Lac Reporter

“Like the runners he passes tooling around a flagged-mark course, Mitchell Bilitz’s college cross country career has sped past faster than he expected. The former Winnebago Lutheran standout is a senior at UW-Green Bay and entering the final weeks of his collegiate career.” The Fond du Lac Reporter has the story.  

Reflection on autism: Green Bay cross country runner Erik Johnson featured in Huntington Post

Erik Johnson running

Green Bay cross country runner Erik Johnson, a senior from Pulaski, Wis. is at the center of a lengthy Huntington Post feature, “Autism Without Fear — Green Bay Edition: Erik Johnson, Time…and a Simpler Answer.” Here’s a few nuggets and a reason to read more. “…And when you live life on the spectrum, certainty, in […]

Great weekend to be a Phoenix

It was great to be a Phoenix this past weekend. The women’s volleyball team defeated UW-Milwaukee in straight sets. Men’s soccer blanked Detroit, 2-0. UWGB Junior Mitchell Bilitz earned all-conference honors in men’s cross country, and women’s basketball cruised to a pre-season victory over UW-Oshkosh behind Jen Wellnitz’s 17 points on a perfect 6-for-6 shooting […]

Former UWGB athletes take the Cellcom Marathon Relay title, again


A group of former UWGB cross-country runners took the Cellcom Marathon Relay title for the sixth time. The team, named X-UWGB-XC, has participated in this relay race for 10 years and alumni support crew. Their time was a blistering 2:41:42, which averages out to about 6:11/mile. Team members were Chris Hendricks ’05, Josh Bayer ’05, […]

Cross country teams, volleyball score in top 10 percent of NCAA academics

As part of the 2015 NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program (APP), both Phoenix cross country programs and the volleyball program were recognized by finishing in the top 10 percent of their respective sports for their high APR scores accumulated during the 2013-14 academic year. It marks the fourth-straight year that the Green Bay women’s […]

Bartel posts great time at Boston

Former Green Bay Phoenix cross-country standout Callie Bartel (Human Biology, class of ’09), a Prevea assistant athletics trainer assigned to Phoenix Athletics, beat last year’s time by nearly 10 minutes in finishing Monday’s Boston Marathon in 3:04:59, good enough to place 3,551 overall and a highly respectable No. 239 in the women’s division of the […]

Bartel to compete at Boston

It’s the third Monday in April — Patriots’ Day as it’s known in Boston — and the occasion of the annual Boston Marathon. So far, we’ve heard of at least one UW-Green Bay runner who will be competing. Former Phoenix cross-country standout Callie Bartel (Human Biology, Class of ’09) is returning to the race after […]