INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Georgia Tech women’s cross country qualified for the 2021 NCAA Division I National Championships. The announcement became official on Sunday afternoon as the NCAA selected teams and individuals to participate. The last time the Yellow Jacket women made nationals was 2018, this is also the fourth time the program has qualified.
The championships are scheduled for March 15. In the announcement, 31 teams were selected to participate in each championship, while 38 individuals were selected to participate in each championship through an automatic qualifier and at-large selection process.
Here’s the full list of teams and participants selected.
Oklahoma State University will host the championships. The women’s race will begin at 12:50 p.m. ET, while the men’s race will start at 1:40 p.m. ET.
The Jackets finished in the top three on the team leaderboards in all four of their races in 2020. They started the year off with a first-place finish at the Mountain Dew Invitational, took third in a stacked field at the FSU Invitational, earned second behind No. 1 ranked Arkansas at the UAB Blazer Classic and capped the year off with a historic ACC finish that saw three runners earn All-ACC honors.
Georgia Tech cross country fans will have the opportunity to watch live coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships on ESPNU or the ESPN App. Live coverage of the NCAA Championships will be available starting at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time.
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