RSC Sports Information
FLORENCE, Ky. - The University Rio Grande men's cross country team will lead the River States Conference representatives at the NAIA Cross Country National Championships on Saturday at the North Farm Cross Country Course in Elsah, Ill.
The 8,000-meter race will begin at 12:30 p.m. EST.
The Rio Grande team qualified for nationals as a complete team as the Rivers States Conference champions. The RedStorm will be joined by the top four individuals from other conference schools from the RSC meet.
The Rio Grande team had the top three finishers at the RSC meet Nov. 5 at WVU Tech with Dallas Guy, Blake Freed and Kameron Carpenter leading the way. The RedStorm had six all-conference runners with the others being Kyle Sanborn (5th), Dustin Moritz (7th) and Mike Morris (9th).
Also representing the RSC at the NAIA meet are individual qualifiers Douglas Negrete (4th) from WVU Tech, Salvador Campos (6th) from IU East, Caleb Woodward (10th) of Asbury and Blake Brooks (11th) of IU East.
Fans can watch live on the NAIA Network will a live video stream of the race. The broadcast will be free an in HD quality. Watch Live at NAIANetwork.com courtesy of Stretch Internet and meet host the American Midwest Conference.