Cats Trek to Iowa for Regional
K-State’s squad will again look to senior Joseph Moore to lead the pack. Moore is coming off of a 31st-place finish at the Big 12 Championships two weeks ago where he set his 8K personal-best time of 24:59.
“Joe Moore is heading into this meet with a purpose,” said head coach Michael Smith. “I think he can improve on his Big 12 showing and make a run into the top-25 this weekend.”
The schools who finish in the top two as a team this weekend will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA meet held in
The Midwest Regional meet will be only the second 10K race of the season for the K-State men. In the first 10K race, the Chile Pepper Invitational held in Fayetteville, Ark., on Oct. 1, the Cats posted a 17th-place finish. Moore set his 10K personal-best time of 30:56.9 that day, while freshman Alex Umberger crossed the line in 82nd with a time of 31:44.9.
Freshman Liliani Mendez will represent the women’s cross country team this weekend in
Results of the Midwest Regional qualifying meet will be posted at www.k-statesports.com when they become available.