Men's Cross Country Finishes Eighth at C-USA Championships
Oct. 29, 2005
Orlando, Fla. - The Memphis men's cross country team had a tough showing at the Conference USA Cross Country Championships Saturday in Orlando, as the squad finished eighth in the meet, which was hosted by the University of Central Florida at DISNEY'S WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS® Complex.
Freshman Juan Arboleda led the U of M with a 47th-place overall finish. The Franklin, Tenn. native covered the 8K course in a time of 28:41.
UTEP won the team competition with just 23 points, while Rice was second with a 54 point tally.
The C-USA Championships will mark the end of the cross country season for the Tigers as they will now begin preparations for the indoor track and field season, which is slated to begin Saturday, December 10, with the ASU Kickoff Klassic in Jonesboro, Ark.