Former Wildcat Brigetta Barrett is one of seven women to be named a finalist for The Jesse Owens Award, presented annually to the outstanding U.S. male and female track & field performers.
The men's and women's cross country teams competed at the Thunderbird Classic on Saturday in Mesa, Ariz.
The men's and No. 3 women's cross country teams will compete on Saturday in the Thunderbird Classic. The men's 8K is set for 7 a.m. and the women's 5K will begin at 7:45 a.m.
Elvin Kibet took second place in the women's 6,000-meter race and led the women to a first-place finish at the Roy Griak Inviational.
The men's and No. 5 women's cross country teams will compete in the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday.
Collins Kibet and Maria Larsson each earned first-place finishes at the 2013 Dave Murray Invitational on Friday.
The University of Arizona track and field program has hauled a strong group of new student-athletes for the 2013-14 season.
The men's and women's cross country program host the Dave Murray Invitational on Friday at 5 p.m., the only home meet of the season for the Wildcats.
Kayla Beattie and Maria Larsson of the UA women's cross country team led the Wildcats to a first-place finish at the George Kyte Classic.
The men's and No. 7 women's cross country team have their first meet of the season on Saturday in Flagstaff, Ariz.
Former Wildcat Brigetta Barrett is one of 30 women to be a nominee for the 2013 NCAA Woman of the Year award.
Former Wildcat Brigetta Barrett earned a silver medal at the 2013 IAAF World Championships.