Men's cross country to face big test at Saturday's NCAA Pre-National meet
Rotich
Rotich

Friday, October 17, 2008

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (Oct. 17, 2008) - The ETSU men's cross country team has enjoyed a stellar season thus far, and on Saturday afternoon the Buccaneers will face their biggest test of the season, as they compete at the 2008 NCAA Pre-National meet in Terre Haute, Ind.

 

ETSU, who is currently ranked 10th in the South Region, have won one team title and posted three top-10 finishes this season. The Buccaneers are led by junior and six-time Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week award winner, Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya). The Kenyan sensation has won two individual titles and has led the Buccaneers across the finish line in every meet this season.

 

The Buccaneers will race in the 8,000-meter blue field, which begins at 12:10 p.m. ETSU is pinned against Alabama, Arizona, Butler, Cal Poly, California, Charlotte, Dartmouth, Dayton, Eastern Kentucky, East Carolina, East Tennessee State, Florida State, Georgia, Harvard, Iowa, Loyola (Ill), Marquette, Miami/Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, NC State, Nebraska, New Mexico, Northern Arizona, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Ohio, Oklahoma State, Providence, Southern Utah, Syracuse, Tennessee, UC-Irvine, UC-Riverside, U. Mass, Utah State, Washington State, Weber State, William and Mary, Wyoming.

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For a full recap of Saturday's race, visit www.ETSUBucs.com.

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