With all five scoring runners finishing in the top eight, the Air Force men's cross country team easily won the Fresno State Invitational this morning (Sept. 5), as they opened the 2014 season at Woodward Park in Fresno. The women claimed a second-place finish after placing five within the top 12.
The Air Force cross country team kicks off a new era this Friday (Sept. 5), as first-year head coach Ryan Cole takes the Falcons to Fresno, Calif., for the season-opening Fresno State Invitational at Woodward Park. The meet is slated to begin at 8:00 a.m. (PST).
The Air Force men's cross country received votes in the 2014 preseason coaches' poll, the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Association recently announced. It is the second straight season that the Falcons have been mentioned in the preseason national poll.
The Air Force men's cross country team was picked to finish third in the Mountain West, the league office announced this afternoon (Aug. 21) with the release of the annual preseason coaches' poll. While the men tied for third in the eight-team standings, the women were picked to sixth out of 11 teams.
Backed by eight competitions, the Air Force cross country team announced its schedule for the upcoming 2014 season this afternoon. Under the direction of first-year head coach Ryan Cole, the Falcons will compete in five regular season meets, as they prepare for the conference, regional and national championships.