LA Tech XC to Compete at Mississippi College

Oct. 6, 2017

RUSTON, La. - The Louisiana Tech women’s cross country team is set to compete this Saturday, Oct. 7 when they travel to Clinton, Mississippi, to compete in the Watson Ford Invitational.

The meet will be hosted by Mississippi College and is set to begin at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday. This weekend’s race will be held at Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Mississippi.

Saturday’s race will mark the second event of the season for the Lady Techsters after the team hosted the Mook Four in Ruston on Sept. 16. Three weeks ago, junior Kacie Kaufman defended her Mook Four title as she separated herself from the field, coming in first place with a time of 15:42.6. The honorable mention All-Louisiana selection who was LA Tech’s top finisher in all four meets a year ago, recorded an average mile of 6:18.5.

Elia Nero made it a one-two finish for the Techsters as she was the runner-up finisher at the Mook Four with a final time of 16:04.3. Also placing in the top 10 for LA Tech was junior Quinci Middlebrooks who came in 10th with a time of 17:37.6.

Rounding out the event for the Lady Techsters were freshman Brianna Hood in 16th (18:32.3), junior Ashley Wingerter in 18th (18:43.5), senior Hayley Berg in 20th (19:05.1) and sophomore Macaila Bell in 21st (19:20.9).

For complete coverage of Louisiana Tech Cross Country and Track & Field, please follow @LATechTFXC on Twitter or visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at




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