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• Arkansas Women's Cross Country Team Wins NCAA Title

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Arkansas Razorbacks won 2019 NCAA D1 Cross Country Championships women's title on Saturday in Terre Haute, Indiana.

For the first time in program history Arkansas women won the NCAA cross country title.

Razorbacks were led by Katie Izzo and Taylor Werner who took third and fourth place. The Arknasas team scored scored 96 points to finish just ahead of second-place BYU with 102.

Weini Kelati from New Mexico won the individual 6000m title.

Arkansas is the third women’s team in NCAA to win three consecutive championships in the cross country, indoor and outdoor seasons. Oregon, during the 2016-17 academic year, was the last to accomplish the sweep. The first team to win three championships in a row in the same year was Texas in 1986.

See full results here

Women Top 10 Individual Results

1. Weini Kelati - New Mexico [JR] 19:47.5
2. Alicia Monson - Wisconsin [SR] 19:57.1
3. Katie Izzo - Arkansas [SR] 19:59.3
4. Taylor Werner - Arkansas [SR] 20:11.1
5. Courtney Wayment - BYU [SR] 20:16.1
6. Erica Birk - BYU [SR] 20:16.1
7. Whittni Orton - BYU [JR] 20:17.0
8. Ella Donaghu - Stanford [JR] 20:17.9
9. Ednah Kurgat - New Mexico [SR] 20:18.4
10. Elly Henes - NC State [SR] 20:20.7

Women Top 10 Team Scores

1. Arkansas - 96
2. BYU - 102
3. Stanford - 123
4. New Mexico -168
5. NC State -190
6. Michigan State - 209
7. Wisconsin - 235
8. Air Force - 259
9. Furman - 290
10. Colorado - 294



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