The Texas A&M men are ranked third in the NCAA South Central Region with the Aggie women ranked fifth by United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Both programs are predicted to finish sixth in the Southeastern Conference in a vote by the league’s coaches.

The Texas A&M men’s basketball, softball and women’s cross country teams earned NCAA Public Recognition Awards for scoring in the Top 10 percent of their sports in the recent Academic Progress Rates (APR).

Texas A&M cross country runners Jonathon Bishop and Ashley Driscoll were honored as All-Academic by the USTFCCCA on Thursday, and both Aggie teams earned All-Academic team recognition. The Aggie women’s team finished with a 3.42 grade point average, while the men had a 3.19.

 LOUISVILLE, Kent. – The Texas A&M pair of senior Christian Farris and sophomore Jon Bishop placed 108th and 152nd amid a field of 250 at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The NCAA Cross Country Championships will start at 8 a.m. Saturday with the women’s race followed by the men’s race at 9 a.m. at Tom Sawyer Park. Texas A&M senior Christian Farris and sophomore Jon Bishop will compete in the men’s race as individuals. The start times were moved up 1 hour, 45 minutes due to possible poor weather conditions.

Texas A&M’s Ryan Trahan was named the Southeastern Conference’s freshman cross country runner of the week after finishing third at the Aggieland Open. He ran the 5,000-meter race in 15:27.4, and the Aggies finished second as a team. 

Texas A&M’s Ryan Yerrow was named the Southeastern Conference’s freshman runner of the week in cross country after placing seventh at the A&M Invitational last week, recording a time of 24 minutes, 16.1 seconds on the 8,000-meter course.

Texas A&M’s Ryan Yerrow was the Southeastern Conference’s freshman of the week for men’s cross country after placing 10th at Georgia’s Bulldog SEC Preview. Yerrow was the top freshman in the 78-player field, covering 8,000 meters in 25 minutes, 45.3 seconds.

Texas A&M cross country travels to the University of Georgia for the Bulldog SEC Preview on Saturday morning. The meet, held on the UGA golf course, will have the men racing over 8,000-meters and the women competing over 6,000 meters.