Nov. 10, 2012
Following a third-place finish at Friday's NCAA Midwest Regional, the Minnesota cross country played the waiting game, as only the top two teams in each region automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships. The Golden Gophers learned today that they have received one of 13 at-large bids for the national meet.
The race on Saturday, Nov. 17, in Louisville, Ky., will be Minnesota's eighth consecutive appearance at the NCAA Championships. The Gophers are one of just a small handful of teams currently holding that long of a streak.
The complete list of team's qualifying for the NCAA Championships can be found here.
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Minnesota will compete at two meets at Notre Dame and UW-Eau Claire this Friday.
Gophers Earn Top-10 Finish
Minnesota placed ninth in the team standings at the 31st annual Roy Griak Invitational.
2016 Griak Invitational Race Recaps
The Gophers host the 31st annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Course on Saturday.