New Mexico Awarded NCAA Regional Cross Country Championships through 2015
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  12/11/2013

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The NCAA has named the UNM North Golf Course and the University of the New Mexico as the site and host, respectively, of the 2014 and 2015 NCAA Mountain Region Cross Country Championships.

The championships, which will be held Nov. 14, 2014 and Nov. 13, 2015, bring NCAA cross-country action back to Albuquerque for the first time since 2009.

The UNM North Golf Course last hosted the NCAA Mountain Region Championships in 2009. It was also the site of the 2006 and 2002 NCAA Mountain regionals and has hosted the Mountain West Championships twice, in 2003 and 2007.

The nine-hole UNM North Golf Course was built in 1942 and is listed at an elevation of 5,085 feet.

For more information on all of the NCAA championship sites awarded, log on to www.ncaa.com/site-selections.