The Louisiana Tech men's and women's cross country teams return to action Saturday when they travel to Denton, Texas to compete in the 2014 Conference USA Championships.
Reigning Conference USA Athlete of the Week Taylor Ashton led Louisiana Tech for the fourth consecutive race this season as the Bulldogs finished 20th at the Crimson Classic in Tuscaloosa while the women's team placed fifth at the Ragin Cajuns Invitational late Friday.
The Louisiana Tech men's cross country team will be back in action Friday when they travel to Tuscaloosa, Alabama to compete in the Crimson Classic hosted by the University of Alabama.
Louisiana Tech senior Taylor Ashton was named the Conference Cross Country Athlete of the Week after winning the NSU Pre-Conference Meet and leading the Bulldogs to a team title.
Taylor Ashton finished first and the Louisiana Tech men's cross country team placed seven in the top eight as the Bulldogs cruised to a first place team finish at the NSU Pre-Conference Meet on Monday afternoon in Natchitoches.
Louisiana Tech finished second at the Ken Garland Invitational on Saturday morning in Denton, Texas.
Louisiana Tech's men's cross country team dominated in its season-opening meet Saturday, placing five in the top six overall at the Mook 5 meet held at Tech Farm.
Louisiana Tech's cross country program will open up the 2014 season Saturday morning as it hosts the Mook 5 at Tech Farm in Ruston.