All you can ask for as a fan is a competitive race. Team titles decided by battles from the first man to the fifth. Some years, though, one team is so stacked that while you hope for a battle, but you don’t really expect to see one. This NCAA Cross Country season, that team was Oklahoma State.
Don’t ask me why they’ve been ranked #2 in the USTFCCCA polls all year, when they have five studs returning and the 16th place finisher in the NCAAs (Girma Mecheso) transferred to the school. That team is like the Los Angeles Lakers of the NCAA. They have a Kobe-esque superstar in German Fernandez, a bunch of studs throughout the lineup, and they picked up an apparently moody star in Mecheso (the Ron Artest connection)…..Read More