* University of Wyoming press release

LARAMIE -- The Cowboys and Cowgirls will compete in their second race of the season as they head to the University of Minnesota to compete in the Roy Griak Invitational on Friday, Sept. 23. 

The men will kick off the event at 9:30 (MT) with an 8K with the women to follow at 10:15 and a 6K. The Pokes will be racing for the first time since the Wyoming Invite kicked off the season on Sept. 3rd. Both squads ran a 5K that morning.

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This will be the second year in a row that Wyoming competes in the Griak Invitational. 



1 | Jacob White | 14:46.3

2 | Mason Norman | 15:03.9

3 | Seth Bruxvoort | 15:07.1

4 | Mac Zastrow | 15:08.1

5 | Gus McIntyre | 15:09.9



1 | Katelyn Mitchem | 17:15.2

2 | Leah Christians | 17:31.1

3 | Kylie Simshauser | 17:48.9

4 | Abigal Whitman | 17:52.5

5 | Kaylee Bentley | 18:45.8

The race will be held on the Les Bolstad golf course on the campus of the University of Minnesota. In the field will be teams from Cal Baptist, Colorado State, Wichita State, Iowa State, Michigan State, Santa Clara, Ohio State, Delaware, Utah, Minnesota, Idaho, UNLV, St. Thomas, Temple, Miami, Wisconsin, North Dakota State, Nevada, North Dakota, San Diego State and Manitoba. 

On the men’s side, three teams are nationally ranked in the field with Wisconsin 7, Iowa State 9 and Michigan State 29. For the women, Wisconsin comes in at 13, CSU at 14, Utah at 19, Michigan State at 23, Ohio State at 25 and California Baptist at 29. 

The men are the highest ranked team from the Mountain Region in the field coming in at No. 8 in the latest polls one spot ahead of CSU. The Cowgirls moved up three spots in the latest Mountain Region Polls to come in at No. 7 on the list. 

Fans can follow along at https://live.pttiming.com/xc-ptt.html?mid=5129 Stay up to date with Wyoming Cross Country by following @wyo_track on Twitter. 

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