Cross Country Travels to Watson Ford Invitational

Oct. 8, 2015

RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech Cross Country is back in action on Friday evening, as the team travels to Clinton, Mississippi to participate in the Watson Ford Invitational at Choctaw Trails.

The women’s 6K race will kick off the action, scheduled for a 4:30 p.m. start. The 8K men’s race will follow immediately after at 5:15 p.m.

In their last action, both the men and women shined at the Mook Triple-Duals hosted by Louisiana Tech. The men had six runners finish in the top 13, while the women placed two in the top three.

The Watson Ford Invitational showcases a crowded field that includes 26 schools outside of Louisiana Tech. Joining LA Tech in the race will be Alcorn State, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Grambling, Jackson State, Jarvis Christian, LeMoyne-Owen, Louisiana College, Loyola-New Orleans, Miles, Millsaps, Mississippi College, New Orleans, Nicholls State, North Alabama, Rust, Southern, Southwestern Assemblies of God, Texas-Tyler, Texas Wesleyan, Tougaloo, Union (Tenn.), West Alabama, West Florida, Wiley and Xavier-Louisiana.

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




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