LA Tech XC to Compete in Alabama & Mississippi this Weekend

Oct. 12, 2017

RUSTON, La. - Both of Louisiana Tech’s cross country teams are set to compete this weekend when the men travel to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 13, while the women head to Clinton, Mississippi, to race on Saturday, Oct. 14.

The Bulldogs will compete in the annual Alabama Crimson Classic on Friday, while the Lady Techsters will race in the Mississippi College Invitational on Saturday morning.

Friday’s meet will be hosted by the University of Alabama and is set to begin at 9 a.m. Friday with the men’s 8k race at the Harry Pritchett Running Park in Tuscaloosa. LA Tech’s women will compete in the 5k race at 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning at Choctaw Trails in Clinton.

Both the men and women are coming off first place finishes at last week’s Watson Ford Invitational at Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Mississippi.

Last Saturday, the Bulldogs finished the men’s 8k with an average time of 26:56.80 to place first, while Conner Killian led the team with an individual time of 26:18.13 on the day. LA Tech’s women took home first place among Division I schools with an average time of 25:30.49 with Kacie Kaufman leading the way with a time of 23:32.91.

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 LATechSports.com.

 

 

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