Both the Texas men's and women's cross-country teams took second place at the NCAA South Central Regional in College Station on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Texas Athletics)

BEVO BEAT Cross Country

Longhorns cross-country teams advance to NCAA Championships

Posted November 9th, 2018

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The men’s and women’s teams both qualified for the NCAA Championships by taking second place at the NCAA South Central Regional meet Friday in College Station.

The men finished with 76 points, trailing Arkansas’ 59. The women recorded 99 points, also behind Arkansas, which had 21.

John Rice was sixth in the men’s 10K with a 31:44.3. Sam Worley placed ninth in 32:01.0, and Alex Rogers took 10th in 32:01.7.

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For the women, Destiny Collins was seventh in the 6K with a 20:46.5. Alex Cruz finished ninth in 20:54.0, a season best.

Both teams will travel to Madison, Wis., next week to run in the NCAA Championships.

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