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Cross Country Opens 2022 Season at George Kyte Invitational

Sep 1, 2022

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The University of Arizona Cross Country team is set to start the 2022 season with the George Kyte Invitational hosted by NAU on Saturday, Sept. 3 in Flagstaff.
 
The competition is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. MST with the men's 4.5-mile run, which will be followed by the women's 2.5-mile run at 2:30 p.m. MST at Buffalo Park. Live results for both events can be found here
 
"The team is excited to kick off the season at George Kyte," said head cross country coach Bernard Lagat. "Everyone has trained well and is ready to race together as a team."
 
Arizona will also have many athletes making their cross-country debut on Saturday. Lagat said, "This weekend we will have 12 athletes competing for cross country for the Wildcats for the first time!" 11 of the 12 are freshman newcomers making their debut: Mia Chavez, Beatrice Honebrink, Sailor Hutton, Kara Mickelson, Brennan Foody, Noah Jodon, Parker Lehmann, Cooper Quigley, Ian Sanchez Lopez, and Iker Sanchez Lopez.
 
A meet recap will be posted to ArizonaWildcats.com detailing the competition results. Live updates will also be posted to @ArizonaTrack on Twitter.
 
RUNNERS
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Brandon Bounds
Brennan Foody
Noah Jodon
Parker Lehmann
Logan Marek
Cooper Quigley
Cade Russo
Ian Sanchez Lopez
Iker Sanchez Lopez
Ayden Schilb
Jeffrey Sillers
 
WOMEN
Mia Chavez
Erika Cunniam
Grace Driskill
Brigid Hanley
Peyton Heiden
Beatrice Honebrink
Tenley Hughes
Sailor Hutton
Meggie Karp
Alisa Lyesina
Kara Mickelson
Johnnie Mitchell
 
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