Tuesday, September 18

Redshirt senior Austin O'Neil will make his second cross country national championship appearance this weekend. The men's team is ranked 10th in the nation, an 18-spot improvement over this time last year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA cross country teams race for first NCAA championship titles

Both the UCLA men’s and women’s cross country teams are headed to the national championships for just the second time since 1985. The race will be held at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course for the eighth time in the past 10 years Saturday morning, in what’s projected to be 46-degree weather – a stark difference from the balmy 70s of the regional championships. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior Austin O'Neil will make his second cross country national championship appearance this weekend. The men's team is ranked 10th in the nation, an 18-spot improvement over this time last year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt senior Austin O'Neil will make his second cross country national championship appearance this weekend. The men's team is ranked 10th in the nation, an 18-spot improvement over this time last year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore Julia Rizk and the women's cross country team finished in sixth place at Friday's NCAA West Regional, qualifying for the national championship meet this upcoming weekend after missing the big dance last year. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Women’s, men’s cross country teams qualify for national championship

It’s been quite a season for the UCLA cross country teams. The men’s team has four All-Conference runners, and in the rankings – new ones will come out tomorrow – the men’s team comes at No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Julia Rizk and the women's cross country team finished in sixth place at Friday's NCAA West Regional, qualifying for the national championship meet this upcoming weekend after missing the big dance last year. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Julia Rizk and the women's cross country team finished in sixth place at Friday's NCAA West Regional, qualifying for the national championship meet this upcoming weekend after missing the big dance last year. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Redshirt senior Ferdinand Edman and the cross country team are waking up early tomorrow morning in Arizona to race in the Pac-12 championships. The starting gun goes off at 9:30 a.m. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Cross country picks up the pace for Pac-12 championships

The UCLA cross country team is headed to Wildcat territory as Arizona hosts the Pac-12 championships Friday. The last time UCLA brought the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships to Westwood was when the men’s team won in 1981. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior Ferdinand Edman and the cross country team are waking up early tomorrow morning in Arizona to race in the Pac-12 championships. The starting gun goes off at 9:30 a.m. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior Ferdinand Edman and the cross country team are waking up early tomorrow morning in Arizona to race in the Pac-12 championships. The starting gun goes off at 9:30 a.m. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)


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