Herd Ready to Run in NCAA Regional|
Nov. 14, 2013
MEET 5: NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Coming off nearly two weeks of rest after competing in the Conference USA Championship, the Marshall men’s and women’s cross country teams will run in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional meet Friday afternoon.
HAVE YOU HERD?
Once again, senior Jack Whitney (Ripley, W.Va.) was the top finisher for the Marshall men, a feat he accomplished in all five meets this season for the Thundering Herd. Whitney finished 34th overall and posted a time of 26:40.49. For the women, freshman Andrea Porter (Pt. Pleasant, W.Va.) led the Herd in the 5K with a time of 19:36.36.
SCOUTING THE MEET
29 men’s teams from the region will be competing, along with 33 women’s teams. The top two teams from each side will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.