Clare Fischer will compete in the cross country NCAA Championship this Saturday.
Nov. 21, 2013
CINCINNATI - Clare Fischer will compete in the cross country NCAA Championship in Terre Haute, Ind., this Saturday. Fischer is the first ever Xavier male or female athlete to compete in an NCAA cross country or track Championship final.
Fischer was selected last Saturday by an NCAA committee as one of 38 individuals to receive at-large bids after her career performance at regionals. This performance consisted of her not only finishing first on her team, but coming in 18th overall with a personal best time of 20:47.
She will face top competition from schools such as No. 2 Arizona, No. 4 Florida State, No. 6 Georgetown and No. 8 Michigan.
The Championship race for the women is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23 at 1:15 p.m. at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center in Terre Haute, Ind. Live results and webcast will be available.