PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s men’s cross country team was selected as an at-large team for the NCAA Championships on Monday, Nov. 21.
 
Cougar men received one of the 13 at-large bids given to schools around the country based on performance at their respective regional meets and points scored against
automatically qualified teams.
 
This is the first Cougar cross country team to reach the national championships since the men received an at-large bid in 2006.
 
There will be 31 seven-person teams competing. The championships will be held at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course in the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, Indiana State Univesity, Terre Haute, Indiana.
 
A live webcast will be broadcasted 9 -10:30 a.m. Pacific  Time on NCAA.com.
 
Highlights of the championship races will be included in the CBS NCAA Fall Seasonal Show, 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, on CBS. Results also will be available on the WSU Athletic website, wsucougars.com.
 
Cougar cross country head coach Pete Julian is in his third year at WSU. This is Julian’s first team to go to the NCAA Championships.
 
Julian came to WSU after a highly successful career at Metropolitan State College of Denver. Tim Riley is the progam’s volunteer assistant coach for the third year.
 
Click the following link to see the full release and statistics on the WSU men’s cross country team at the 2011 NCAA National Championships.