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NDSU Cross Country Announces 2014 Schedule; Bison to Host Summit League Championships

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 The North Dakota State women's and men's cross country teams have released their schedules for the upcoming 2014 season. NDSU will open the season at home on Aug. 29 and travel to three regular season competitions before hosting the Summit League Championships on Nov. 1 in Fargo.
NDSU will hold its season-opening Bison Open at Rose Creek Golf Course on Friday, Aug. 29, before taking nearly a one-month break from competition. The Bison will return to action on Sept. 27 at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif.
The Bison are scheduled to run at the SDSU Classic in Brookings, S.D., on Oct. 4 and the UND Ron Pynn Invitational in Grand Forks, N.D., on Oct. 18.
NDSU will host the 2014 Summit League Cross Country Championships on Nov. 1 at Rose Creek.
The NCAA Midwest Regional will be hosted by Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., on Nov. 14, and the NCAA Championships will take place in Terre Haute, Ind., on Nov. 22.
The NDSU women are the three-time defending Summit League champions after claiming team titles each year from 2011-13. The Bison return three of the top seven finishers from last year's conference meet in champion Brecca Wahlund, fifth-place finisher Erin Teschuk and seventh-place finisher Abbi Aspengren.
On the men's side, NDSU returns six of its top seven runners this season. Senior Brett Kelly placed eighth at the Summit League Championships for second team all-league honors in 2013, and other top returners include Brendan Skime, Lucas DeGree, Bryon Schuldt and Marty Joyce.
Date      Meet                                                  Location
8/29       Bison Open                                        Fargo, N.D.
9/27       Stanford Invitational                          Palo Alto, Calif.
10/4       SDSU Classic                                    Brookings, S.D.
10/18     UND Ron Pynn Invitational                Grand Forks, N.D.
11/1       Summit League Championships        Fargo, N.D.
11/14     NCAA Midwest Regional                    Peoria. Ill. 
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