Sustainability Q&A with cross country's Shona McCulloch.
The NCAA made official today what the Huskies firmly suspected, that the men's cross country squad would receive an at-large selection to the NCAA Cross Country Championships, joining the women's team which auto qualified on Friday.
Both Washington cross country squads navigated through the west's best today at the Colfax Golf Club, with the fourth-ranked UW women and 14th-ranked men coming up with the efforts they needed to advance to the NCAA Championships.
Four Huskies earned All-Pac-12 Cross Country honors, with freshman Mel Smart earning the Pac-12 Women's Freshman of the Year award, the conference office announced today.
Washington freshman Mel Smart is the fourth Washington woman to garner Freshman of the Year honors, joining Tori Tyler (2005), Christine Babcock (2008) and Katie Flood (2010).
The Husky women's cross country team placed second today at the Pac-12 Championships for its best finish since 2016 while the Husky men's squad placed fifth in a tightly bunched top-five