MAVS COMPETE AT AGGIE INVITE
Sept. 15, 2006
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - UT Arlington will look to build off last week's season opener at North Texas when they face some of the top cross country programs in the region at the Texas A&M Invitational at the Penberthy Intramural Center Saturday.
The University men will race 8,000 meters at 7:45 a.m. followed by the University women with a 5K at 8:30 a.m.
The men's field will include both men's and women's squads from Prairie View A&M, Sam Houston, Texas A&M International, UT Arlington, Texas-Pan American, Texas State-San Marcos, and Trinity.
In addition there are men's teams from Houston, Monterry Tech in Mexico, Palo Alto College, Stephen F. Austin, TCU, and Texas-San Antonio. Other women's teams include Rice, SMU, Texas, and Texas Lutheran.
Rice, Texas, Texas A&M and Baylor's women's teams rank in the top six in the south central region, according to the latest poll.
Junior Jody Broccoli-Hickey (The Woodlands, Texas) led the men's team with a fifth-place finish at North Texas running the four-mile course in 20:35.69. Sophomore Idilio Campos (Mission, Texas) was 11th with a 21:09.95.
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