Cross Country Preps for the CACC Championship on Sunday

Cross Country Preps for the CACC Championship on Sunday

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PHILADELPHIA – Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Men's and Women's Cross Country will be racing at the CACC Championship on Sunday, Oct. 22. from White Clay Creek Park in Delaware. The men's team will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the women's team starting at 10:30 a.m. for the conference championship.

RAMS AT THE CACC CHAMPIONSHIP
The cross country programs have combined to win 10 CACC championships (women – eight, men – two) in Thomas' first 11 years at the helm. The women have won eight of the last nine CACC titles (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016). The men claimed the conference title in 2009 and 2014.

THOMAS NAMED WOMEN'S COACH OF THE YEAR
On Wednesday, Thomas was named the 2017 CACC Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year for the sixth time in his 12 years. Between both the men and the women, the Jefferson head coach has earned the award eight times (women – 6, men – 2).

NEXT UP
After the CACC Championship on Sunday, the NCAA Division II East Region Championships will take place Saturday, Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. from the Audubon Golf Course in Amherst, N.Y.