UNM's men's cross country and track & field teams are in 18th place in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's John McDonnell Program of the Year award standings for the 2012-2013 academic year.
The Lobos' top-25 national finishes in women's and men's cross country give the program high marks early in the 2012-13 season.
The University of New Mexico's 17th-ranked women's cross country placed 10th at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, while the No. 21 men finished 21th.
New Mexico's nationally ranked cross country teams are heading to the NCAA Championships in Louisville, Ky. The No. 17 women will compete Saturday at 10 a.m. MT, and the No. 21 men at 11:15 a.m. MT.
The NCAA announced UNM's men's cross country team has secured an at-large bid into the 2012 NCAA Championships to be held in Louisville, Ky., next Saturday.