Cats Look For Strong Showing at Pre-NCAA
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The women will look to measure themselves up against the best teams in the country, as the race is set to host 23 of the top 30 ranked teams in the country according to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. This will be the most competitive race the Wildcats have competed in this year and it is just the beginning as championship season approaches.
“It is important for us to run in quality races because that is what the Big 12 is,” said head coach Michael Smith. “This conference is strong from top to bottom just like this race will be in
The women have been very competitive throughout the year earning an eighth ranked regional position. The Wildcats started off the season with a first place finish in
A big contribution to the success of the wildcats has been junior Beverly Ramos. Ramos has finished first in each of the Wildcat’s first three events. She started her season off with a first place finish of nearly 30 seconds head of the second place finisher at the J.K. Gold Classic and at the Woody Greeno meet in
Senior Alex Umberger will look to lead a young men’s team against stiff competition this weekend. Umberger has been a consistent top performer for the Wildcats his entire career at K-State finishing as the top runner for the Wildcats in eight of his last ten races.
The men’s team will look for improvement after starting the season off with a first place finish in Augusta before falling to a 12th place finish in Lincoln.
Results will be posted at www.k-statesports.com as soon as they become available.