The University of Colorado men's and women's cross country teams placed seven individuals on the USTFCCCA's All-Academic Teams for the 2013 season.
For the third straight year, CU Cross Country coach Mark Wetmore has been named the Pac-12 Men's Coach of the Year
Mark Wetmore has been named the USTFCCCA Bill Dellinger National Men's Coach of the Year.
The University of Colorado men's cross country team captured its fourth such national championship in school history, coming from behind throughout the race to end up on top in cold and windy conditions here at the LaVerne Gibson Cross Country Course.
The 2013 NCAA XC Championships are on Saturday and the No. 3 CU men and No. 5 CU women will be competing for the team title.
Rachel Viger has once again been selected to the Pac-12 Cross Country All-Academic First Team, her third straight appearance, as announced on Wednesday.
Mark Wetmore has been named the USTFCCCA Mountain Region Women's Coach of the Year after guiding CU to its first region championship since 2009.
Trio Awarded CU Athlete of the Week
The CU men's team is third heading into the NCAA XC Championships, while the women are fifth overall.
The CU men's and women's cross country teams qualified for the NCAA Championships on Friday at the regional meet in Utah.
The Buffs will be competing for two automatic berths to the 2013 NCAA Cross Country Championships on Friday at the mountain region championships.
Cross country runners Blake Theroux (junior) and Shalaya Kipp (senior) were awarded CU Athlete of the Week honors on Tuesday for the week of Oct. 28-Nov. 3 for their performances at the 2013 Pac-12 Conference Championships over the weekend.