Rebels Race To Reno To Start Season
Sept. 9, 2011
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV Rebel cross country team opens up its 2011 campaign at Nevada, Reno's Twilight Classic held at Shadow Mountain Park in Reno. The meet will consist of 10 races with the first set for a 5:30 pm start. UNLV will run in the 4K college/open race at 8:30 pm.
The course will be a loop of approximately 1,300 meters and is made up mainly of dirt trails with grass at the start and finish.
UNLV returns six harriers from the 2010 squad and have 13 total members on this year's roster coach by Khadevis Robinson. Lauren Petersen leads the returning contingent after finishing 23rd at the 2010 Mountain West Championships. Also, returning are Courtney Allen, Alison Barstosch, Lucy Beuster, Ali Motor and Samantha Swan. New to the 2011 roster are Laura Affeld, Amanda Berg, Melissa Cortez, Auzsane Crowe-Cater, Larissa Davis, Kelsey Williamson and Brett Zorich.