FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (11/10/07) He lived up to his name all year long and Patrick Strong closed out the season out in 41st place at the South Central Regional and the Mean Green finished in 10th place.
North Texas entered the meet ranked 12th in the region but thanks to the performances by Strong, Frank Ngeno, and Billy Giano the Mean Green finished in the top 10.
Strong had a time of 31:43 in the 10k race to lead North Texas. Ngeno clocked a time of 32:05 and Giano was just behind at 32:08.
On the women’s side the Mean Green did not take a full team to the regional but had three runners competing. Freshman Sallie Anderson had the best time of the 6k race for the Mean Green at 24:21. Emily Sotelo was just seconds behind her at 24:27 and Michelle Gallegos ran a time of 24:36.