Utah State Cross Country Women Picked Third, Men Fourth

first_img Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Thursday, the Mountain West Conference’s cross country coaches made their preseason projections.For the women, New Mexico is the projected champion with Utah State picked third and for the men, Colorado State got the nod with the Aggies selected to finish fourth.The Aggie women return seven of their nine runners from last season’s successful run to the NCAA Championships at Louisville, Ky.The USU women will be led by senior Alyssa Snyder of Coalville, Utah who placed 25th at last year’s championships in a time of 20:03.39. She became only the second women’s runner in program history to earn All-American honors. Alissa Nicodemus was the other Aggie to do so, placing 14th at the 1992 national championships.Other star runners for the Aggie women include seniors Tylee Skinner of Monteview, Idaho and former Juab High star Kashley Carter of Mona, Utah.For the men, junior James Withers of Blackfoot, Idaho is the top returner as he placed 16th at last season’s Mountain West championships. Written by August 23, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah State Cross Country Women Picked Third, Men Fourth Tags: Alissa Nicodemus/Alyssa Snyder/James Withers/Kashley Carter/Mountain West Cross Country/New Mexico/Tylee Skinner/Utah Statelast_img read more