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Razorbacks Jump Six Spots To No. 2

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorbacks Jump Six Spots To No. 2

FAYETTEVILLE – After upsetting the No. 1, No. 4 and the No. 7 teams in the land with a second-place finish at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, the University of Arkansas women’s cross country team jumped six spots into No. 2 position in the latest USTFCCCA national rankings. It marks the highest ranking since 2007, when the Razorbacks were also tabbed as the No. 2 team in the country. Overall, the Razorbacks scored 136 points to finish ahead of 35 teams in the field, including 18 teams that were ranked in the latest USTFCCCA national rankings. No. 1 Arizona claimed the team title with 117 points to edge out the Razorbacks. After the meet, junior Grace Heymsfield was named the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Runner of the week. Arkansas is also featured as the top-ranked team in the SEC with Ole Miss coming into the rankings as the No. 30 team. The Razorbacks have stood atop the South Central Region all season. Arkansas now prepare for the 2013 SEC Championship which will be held in Gainesville, Fla. on Friday, Nov. 1. The women’s 6K is slated for a 9 a.m. start. For more information on Arkansas women’s cross country, follow @RazorbackTF on Twitter.



Sports Category : Cross Country (W)