EKU CROSS COUNTRY | Women's Cross Country Team Makes History

11/15/2017 12:38 PM

The EKU women’s cross country team is making program history.

The Colonels will be competing in this weekend’s NCAA Championships in Louisville. It’s the first-ever trip to the NCAA Championships for the EKU women’s program. In fact, the Colonels are the first-ever Ohio Valley Conference women’s team to advance to the NCAA Championships.

Eastern Kentucky advanced by earning one of the 13 at-large bids to the event.

EKU head coach Rick Erdmann and runner Charlotte Imer are each looking forward to the NCAA Championships:

The NCAA Championships takes place on Saturday, Nov. 18, inside Louisville’s E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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