* University of Wyoming press release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — University of Wyoming Cross Country runner Katelyn Mitchem has qualified for the 2022 NCAA Cross Country Championships as announced by the NCAA on Saturday November 12th.  

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After finishing in 14th place at the NCAA Mountain Regional on Friday with a time of 20:30.8 to lead the Pokes Mitchem will run with the best in Division One in Stillwater, Okla., this coming Saturday November 19th. 

Mitchem is one of four women individual qualifiers from the Mountain Regional along with two runners from Utah State and one from the Air Force Academy. Thirty-eight individuals were selected to participate in each championship through an automatic qualifier and at-large selection process. All individual qualifiers finished in the top 25 in their regions.

The last qualifier for the Cowgirls was in 2014, when Holly Page ran at Nationals. Mitchem will be the 8th in history (since 1981). The last Cowboy to compete on the biggest stage was Christopher Henry in 2019. 

Full list of participants can be found here | https://www.ncaa.com/news/cross-country-women/article/2022-11-12/2022-ncaa-division-i-mens-and-womens-cross-country-championships-qualifiers

Stay up to date on Wyoming Cross Country by following @wyo_track on Twitter. 

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