Men’s Cross Country Opens Season at Ken Garland Invitational

Sept. 11, 2015

RUSTON, La. - The Louisiana Tech men’s cross country team will open the season Saturday when the Bulldogs travel to Denton, Texas, for the Ken Garland Invitational at Eagle Point Cross Country Course.

The Bulldogs will face stiff competition with a field that features North Texas, Baylor, TCU and Oklahoma. North Texas is coming off a perfect first place finish at the Bear Twilight Invitational where the Mean Green had their five scorers all place in the top five.

The men’s four mile run is set to take place at 8:40 a.m. Saturday morning.

The young LA Tech squad features no seniors as the Bulldogs will try and replace the production of Taylor Ashton who recorded three Top 10 finishes last season, including a first place finish at the Northwestern State Pre-Conference Meet.

The Bulldogs do return three of their top five scorers from the Conference USA Championships last season in sophomore Hayden Schmitz, junior Tom Stringer and sophomore Kraemer Jackson.

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