Syracuse names Brien Bell head coach of cross country, track and field

first_imgBrien Bell was named the full-time head coach of Syracuse cross country and track and field, SU Athletics announced in a news release Monday afternoon. Bell was named interim head coach when Chris Fox left Syracuse about a month ago.“I’m excited and honored to continue the legacy of success of Syracuse University cross country and track and field and understand the responsibility to continue making the Syracuse University community proud of the programs that we have built here,” Bell said in the release. “Now we can continue to TCB – Take Care of Business”Bell has been with the Orange for 13 years. He will continue to be assisted in the track program by Dave Hegland, who works with Syracuse’s sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers.Fox left Syracuse to pursue professional coaching. Since joining SU in 2005, he had led the Orange to nine conference championships and the 2015 men’s cross country national title. Bell came to Syracuse during the same year as Fox, and was a part of all of Fox’s success, as his assistant.Syracuse has already run in two cross country meets this season. On Sept. 21, the Orange will compete at the Battle in Beantown, an event which the SU men have won the last two times they have entered.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Published on September 17, 2018 at 3:38 pm Contact Billy: [email protected] | @Wheyen3 Commentscenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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