HOSIERS HOST PRE-NCAA CROSS COUNTRY MEET THIS WEEKEND
October 12, 1999 HOSIERS HOST PRE-NCAA CROSS COUNTRY MEET THIS WEEKEND
Meet Information: The men's team will be competing in the Pre-NCAA meet this Saturday, October 16 at the IU Cross Country Course. The men's sections start at 10:00 a.m. and noon.
The Hoosiers are gearing up for this weekend when they will be hosting the Pre-NCAA meet. Fourteen of the nations top twenty men's teams will be there. This will be an important race for some of the teams to get a feel for the IU course before the NCAA Championships in Bloomington on November 22. Teams returning to IU for the second time this season are Illinois, IUPUI and Loyola of Chicago which competed in the Sam Bell Invitational in September.
Top-ranked and defending NCAA champion Arkansas will be absent from the meet this Saturday. In addition, number three North Carolina State will not be returning to IU for a second time since winning the Sam Bell Invitational this year. The first race will have 15 of the top 25 team in the nation participating. Ranked second in the nation, Stanford, headlines the race along with Colorado, Arizona and Brigham Young.
Next Competition: IU will run in the Big Ten Championships on October 30 at State College, PA.
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