KIAC/Rio Grande Sports Information
RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The 2015 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's & Women's Cross Country Championship Meet is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7, at the University of Rio Grande Cross Country Course.
The women's race will begin at 10:15 a.m., with the men's race to follow at 11 a.m.
The conference's 11 women's cross country teams and 11 men's teams will be competing for an automatic bid - which will be awarded to the KIAC men's and women's team champions - to the NAIA Cross Country National Championships, which are set for Saturday, Nov. 21 in Charlotte, N.C.
Individuals will also be competing for NAIA national meet qualification. The top four individuals not from the championship team in each gender will qualify for nationals. Individual national qualifiers must finish within the top 15 placements of the KIAC meet.
The All-KIAC teams will also be selected based on the final results of the championship meet. The top seven finishers will be named to the All-KIAC First Team, and finishers 8-14 will be named to the All-KIAC Second Team.
There will be no live video coverage of the event, but live results will be available at http://live.finishtiming.com/#/results/meet/20151868/scoreboard-xc/.
Rio Grande is the defending men's champion, while Asbury University is the defending champ on the women's side.
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