UAA men's and women's cross country teams are headed to nationals

Billings,MT It's on to nationals for both the men's and women's team of UAA cross country.

At the West regional this weekend, the Seawolves dominated to ensure they would both be headed to Pittsburgh December 1st.

For the women, they took the West regional meet with a score of 66 behind impressive outings from Emmah Chelimo and Nancy Jeptoo.

Chelimo took the regional title in the women's 6K with a time of 20:57. Jeptoo finished in 21:08.

This is the fifth regional title for the women. They also won titles in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013.

For the men, they finished third behind winner Chico State and runner- up Simon Fraser.

Felix Kemboi almost had the win in the men's 10 K but came up just short, finishing second with a time of 30:50.

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