November 14, 2002
Bloomington, IN - The Indiana men's and women's cross country teams, each ranked 20th in their respective national polls, return to West Lafayette, Ind., for the 2002 NCAA Great Lakes Regional. The women's 6K race gets underway at 11:15 a.m. central, followed by the men's 10K at 12:30.
Six Big Ten men's teams and four Big Ten women's teams are each ranked among their respective Top 30 in the Nov. 5 Mondo Men's Cross Country Rankings. The NCAA Great Lakes Regional promises to be just as competitive - The men's race will feature five Top 30 teams - No. 4 Wisconsin, No. 7 Eastern Michigan, No. 18 Michigan, No. 20 Indiana and No. 28 Michigan State. The women's race will have seven Top 30 teams - No. 5 Notre Dame, No. 12 Michigan, No. 19 Michigan State, No. 20 Indiana, No. 22 Marquette, No. 26 Toledo and No. 30 Wisconsin.