Oct. 27, 2011
Houston - Conference USA and Rice University are set to host the 2011 C-USA Cross Country Championships on Monday, Oct. 31, at Wildcat Golf Club in Houston.
Wildcat Golf Club is located at 12000 Almeda Road.
The men's 8K race is scheduled for a 9 a.m. CT start, while the women's 6K race begins at 10 a.m. An awards ceremony will follow the races at 11 a.m. Admission is free.
The defending C-USA men's and women's cross country champion is Tulsa. A year ago, the Golden Hurricane became the third program in league history to sweep the championship titles. Both teams look to defend their crowns but will have strong competition against the remaining field.
Tulsa is the lone C-USA men's team currently ranked in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Top-30 poll, checking in at No. 27. The Golden Hurricane is also the highest ranked regional team at No. 4 in the Midwest Region, followed by Rice and Houston at No. 6 and 8, respectively, in the South Central Region. Four-time C-USA champion UTEP appears at No. 9 in the Mountain Region but are always strong contenders for the league title.
UTEP returns the men's individual medalist from a year ago also returns in Elkana Rotich. The Miners have claimed four of the league's six individual titles since joining the conference in 2005. The program has also won four team titles.
2010 Rice Men's Results
10 Michael Trejo 24:17, All-C-USA Second Team
16 Gabe Cuadra 24:31, All-C-USA Third Team
19 John Cavallo 24:37, All-C-USA Third Team
20 Matt Carey 24:40, All-C-USA Third Team
22 James Llamas 24:50
32 Wyatt Doop 25:33
35 Anthony Urbanelli 25:52
37 Travis Roberts 25:53
43 Anthony Lauriello 26:28
2010 C-USA Men's Final Team Standings
1. Tulsa 34
2. UTEP 42
3. Rice 87
4. Marshall 101
5. East Carolina 121
6. Houston 184
7. Memphis 234
8. Tulane 235
Individual Medalist: Elkana Rotich, UTEP
Outstanding Senior: Robert Menjo, UTEP
Freshman of the Year: John Cavallo, Rice
Coach of the Year: Steve Gulley, Tulsa
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