Taylor earns All-American status at National Meet; VU Men’s Cross Country 15th among 55 teams
Vincennes University sophomore cross country runner DJ Taylor’s 25th place finish earned All-American honors and the VU Men’s Cross Country Team was 15th at the 2011 NJCAA Div. I National Championship Cross Country Meet Saturday in Hobbs, NM.
Taylor’s 8k effort came among 355 runners and the Trailblazers’ 15th place performance was in a field of 55 teams in the race hosted by New Mexico Junior College. Official results, including Taylor's time on the 8k course, were still being compiled late Saturday afternoon.
Taylor, an Anderson native, is VU’s first cross country All-American since Tyler Kent in 2009.
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