Sooners Back in Action at Cowboy Jamboree

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Andie Beene
By Andie Beene
Communications Assistant
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

NORMAN — The Oklahoma cross country teams return to action Saturday, competing in the Cowboy Jamboree at the OSU Cross Country Course in Stillwater, Okla.

Hosted by in-state rival Oklahoma State, the Cowboy Jamboree enters its 81st year, making it the oldest cross country race in the country.

The Sooners are coming off third-place finishes for both the men’s and women’s teams at the Ken Garland Invitational in Denton, Texas. Liam Meirow paced the OU men, claiming 10th individually, while Isabella Rose led OU’s women, crossing the finish line sixth overall.

The Cowboy Jamboree marks the second time this season the Sooners have competed at the OSU Cross Country Course. On Sept. 1, OU raced in the Cowboy Duals and produced first-place finishes from both Meirow and Belle Wallace.

Results from the Cowboy Jamboree will be available on SoonerSports.com following the meet.

COWBOY JAMBOREE INFORMATION
Women’s Orange 6K Race:
9:15 a.m. CT
Men’s Orange 8K Race:
9:45 a.m. CT
Venue:
OSU Cross Country Course; Stillwater, Okla.
Field (with USTFCCCA men’s/women’s rankings): Missouri (NR/RV), Northwestern, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State (9/22), Ole Miss (25/16), Oral Roberts, Penn State (NR/9), Steven F. Austin, Tulsa (22/NR), Wichita State
OU Women Competing:
Alexandria Arndorfer, Grace Barber, Morgan Long, CeCe Moore, Sophia Fernald, Sarah Scott, Belle Wallace
OU Men Competing:
Matthew Arndorfer, Zach Gentry, Liam Meirow, Chris Staub, Brendan Taylor, Ryan Tuescher, Heath Warren

UP NEXT
The Sooners head south to Tuscaloosa, Ala., for the Crimson Classic on Oct. 13.

CONNECT WITH THE SOONERS
For more information on Oklahoma cross country, follow the Sooners on Twitter and Instagram (@OU_Track) and like Oklahoma Sooners Track & Field and Cross Country on Facebook.

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