Ginther to Compete at NCAA Cross Country Championships
Nov. 13, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Thee NCAA Men's and Women's Track and Field Committee announced the team and individual qualifiers for the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championships on Sunday evening. Indiana's Samantha Ginther will run in the women's race at the NCAAs on Nov. 21 as an individual qualifier.
Ginther becomes the first Hoosier on the women's side to compete at the NCAA Championships since the entire women's team competed in 2009, and is the first individual from IU since Wendy Robinson qualified in 2008. Ginther placed 14th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional on Saturday in Toledo finishing the 6K race in 20:58.3.
Indiana State will host the championships on Monday, Nov. 21, at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course in Terre Haute, Ind. The men's race will begin at 12:08 p.m. ET, followed by the men's race at 12:58 p.m. ET. A live webcast will be made available beginning at Noon ET on NCAA.com.
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