Marshall Heads to Conference USA Championships|
Nov. 1, 2013
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall cross country looks to end the 2013 season on a high note with the Conference USA Championships, in Denton, Texas, on Saturday morning.
HAVE YOU HERD?
SCOUTING THE MEET
Marshall’s men placed eighth in the conference championship last season, while the women placed fifth.
LEADING THE PACK
On the women’s side, freshman Andrea Porter (Pt. Pleasant, W.Va.) is coming off a strong finish of 22nd at the most recent Evansville Invitational, with a time of 19:52.54. Also performing well for the Herd was junior Lauren Bartoldson (Martinsburg, W.Va.). She finished 29th with a time of 20:00.64.
In the men’s meet, Marshall will take on host North Texas, Charlotte, East Carolina, Florida Atlantic, FIU, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, Rice, Tulane, Tulsa and UTEP. The Herd women will run against Charlotte, East Carolina, Florida Atlantic, FIU, Middle Tennessee, Rice, Southern Miss, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB, UTEP and UTSA.