Special to The Flash Today
AT A GLANCE:
Tarleton Cross Country will compete at the 2017 Lone Star Conference Cross Country Championships hosted by Texas A&M-Kingsville at L.E. Ramey Golf Course
on Saturday Oct. 21.
The TexAnns will run a 6,000-meter course at 9 a.m. while the Texans will run an 8,000-meter course at 10 am.
Results will be posted after the conclusion of the competition online at javelinaathletics.com
LAST TIME OUT:
The Texans and TexAnns swept the ASU Blue & Gold Classic, with the men racking up 19 points, and the women 22 points. Quenten Lasseter was the top-finisher at the meet when he ran a career best 25:40.70 in the 8,000-meter course. Gretzel Jimenez was the top finisher for the TexAnns, finishing the meet in third-place with a time of 23:29.84 in the 6,000-meter course. Lasseter, Jimenez, and Justin Botello earned LSC runner of the week awards last week for their performances.
The Texan and TexAnn cross country teams are both ranked No. 10 in the South Central regional rankings released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The Texans and TexAnns are one of two Lone Star Conference teams ranked, with West Texas A&M men in seventh, and their women in ninth.
WEATHER FOR THE MEET:
The weather in Kingsville, TX. is forecasted to be mostly sunny and 76 degrees at race time with a 15% chance of rain, according to weather.com.
UP NEXT FOR TARLETON:
The NCAA South Central Regional Championships are in being hosted by West Texas A&M in Canyon on Saturday, November 4.