Utah State Cross Country Heads To NCAA Mountain Regionals Saturday
Nov. 12, 2009
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State men's and women's cross country teams will compete in the NCAA Mountain Regionals in Albuquerque, N.M. Saturday, Nov. 14. The Aggie men won the Western Athletic Conference Championships, Oct. 31, while the women took second-place.
USU's men's team will run a 10K beginning at 10:45 a.m., while the women's team will run a 6k starting at Noon. The races will be held at the UNM North Golf Course.
The Aggie men are led by sophomore Brian McKenna who was named WAC Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Year after winning the WAC Championships on Oct. 31. Doing well for the women is sophomore Jessie Chugg, who was the Aggies top finisher at WAC Championships, leading the team to a second-place overall finish.
In the NCAA Mountain Regionals last year, the men placed 10th, while the women finished eighth.
In both the men's and women's regionals, the top two teams at each meet will earn automatic bids to the NCAA National Championships on Nov. 23 in Terre Haute, Ind.