The Sun Devil men will look to defend their team title at the George Kyte Classic.
Aug. 29, 2012
TEMPE — The Arizona State University cross country programs will open up the 2012 campaign this weekend at the George Kyte Classic in Flagstaff, Ariz. The meet is the first of 11 scheduled competitions on the Sun Devil slate this season. The competition will consist of two races, with the women’s 5,000-meter race getting underway at 1:30 p.m. to be followed by the men’s 8,000-meter run at Buffalo Park.
MEET HISTORY: George Kyte
Historically, the Sun Devils have had two individual winners and two team victories at the George Kyte Invitational recording at the 2005 and 2011 events. The first individual victory was recorded in the women’s 5,000-meter run by Jenna Wrieden as she covered the course in 17:56.8. The team victory was recorded by the men that same year as the Sun Devils scored 35 points for the win. Darius Terry won the men’s race last season and led the team to a victoryas they scored an impressive cumulative total of 26 points. Continue reading