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2017 Boys Cross Country Preview

2017 Boys Cross Country Preview

2017 Boys Cross Country Preview

School:                        Urbandale 

Nickname:                  J-Hawks

Class:                          4A

Colors:                        Blue and White

Conference:               Central Iowa Metropolitan League – Iowa Conference


Head Coach:             

Lee Hammerand (BA from Wartburg College, MS Ed from Drake University)

5th Season at Urbandale / 14th Season overall as Head Coach


Assistant Coach:       Katie Filosa


2016 Record / Highlights:    

  • Placed 4th at the District Meet
  • Placed 3rd at the Iowa Conference Meet
  • Individual places at state meet:  Drake Henrichs (18th), Payton Marrs (47th)

2017 Returning Letterwinners (5):

  • Ryan Finer
  • Reece Knepper
  • Jack Larson
  • Payton Marrs
  • Sam Schweizer

2017 Outlook:

The J-Hawks look to return the entire team to the State Meet after a one-year absence.  Urbandale opens the season at Marshalltown in the Early Bird Invitational on August 24, 2017. 


For more information, contact Head Coach Lee Hammerand at (515) 457-6901 or [email protected] or Bill Watson at (515) 457-6994                                                       or [email protected].