Cross Country: Accurso Finishes 38th In NCAA Championships

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Michael Drapcho

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Updated Sun, Nov 18, 2012 11:58 am
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Juli Accurso completed her impressive season by finishing 38th out of 253 runners with a time of 20:14 at the NCAA Championships on Saturday.  Her performance on the six-kilometer course earned her All-America honors.

Accurso is accustomed to receiving recognition for her efforts, as this is the second straight year she was named an All-American.  She was also named the Great Lakes Region Runner of the Year after her victory at the Great Lakes Regional.

Oregon took home the women's team championship. Betsy Saina, a senior from Iowa State, won the individual championship with a time of 19:27.

The Oklahoma State team won the men’s National Championship. Texas Tech junior Kennedy Kithuka won the individual men’s championship with a time of 28:31.

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