Oxy XC Gets Ready For Top Wisconsin Meet

Oxy XC Gets Ready For Top Wisconsin Meet

OSHKOSH, Wisc. — The Occidental men's and women's cross country teams are sending their eight best runners from each team to one of the more competitive meets of the season in Oshkosh, Wisc. this weekend.

Here's what you need to know.

Meet: UW-Oshkosh Kollege Town Sports Cross Country Invitational

When: Satuday, Oct. 15

Where: Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne, WI

Oxy Runners: 

Women

Roxanne Valle

Aria Blumm

Eva Townsend

Mel Devoney

Fiona Pedrick

Sabrina Thurber

Erika Schell

Natalie Gradwohl

Men

Keenan Leary

Austin Sankaran

Brody Barkan

Jovani Barajas

Andrew Jack

Thomas Robertson

Aaron Sugimoto

Samuel Burnett

Why: Oxy will have the opportunity to compete against out of region competition to better give themselves a chance of being selected as an at-large team for DIII Nationals.

From the Coach: "It'll be our first time competing at this meet. We're incredibly excited to travel to the Midwest and compete against some of the best DIII teams in the country," Oxy head coach Rob Bartlett said. "It's going to be a fun trip and a great learning experience for our team as we grow and strive to become relevant on the national level annually."

The Competition: There are nine nationally ranked men's teams and eight nationally ranked women's teams at the meet.

Augustana College

Calvin College

Hope College

North Central College

Ohio Northern University

University of Chicago

University of St Thomas

UW Eau Claire

UW Oshkosh

Wartburg College

Washington University of St Louis

Willamette University

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