Oct. 17, 2008
EL PASO, Texas – The University of Texas at El Paso men’s cross country team heads to Terre Haute, Ind., this weekend for the Pre-Nationals meet hosted by Indiana State on Saturday, October 18.
UTEP is scheduled to take the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at 12:50 p.m. for the 8,000 meter White Race.
The Miners, ranked seventh in the Mountain Region, join a field in which 24 of the men’s top 30 teams in the nation will compete. Participating at Pre-Nationals are No.2 Oklahoma State, No. 3 Colorado, No. 4 Portland, No. 6 Alabama and No. 7 Iona.
The Pre-Nationals race is only the second scored event the Miners will participate in this season. UTEP finished seventh at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in Eugene, Ore., on Oct. 4.