Prospective Student-Athlete Information - Cross Country
Cross Country Questionnaire
We are excited about your interest in the University of North Texas and Mean Green cross country teams. The men's team finished the 2013 season with a second-place finish at the Conference USA Cross Country Championships, hosted by North Texas.
As a sophomore Troy Taylor, led the way for the Mean Green, crossing the line ninth in 25:30.35, earning all-conference second-team honors, along with senior Matt Russ after an 11th-place finish in 25:37.36. The men's team finished the season ranked sixth in the NCAA South Central Region.
Jo Adams was the first to finish for the women's team, crossing the line at third place. Adams earned C-USA all-conference first team honors along with Charlotte Wilson, who finished in sixth. Adams went to run at the NCAA South Central Regional Championship and was named to the all-region team for the second year, finishing in the top 25 for the women.
Quick Hits On North Texas
While a member of the Sun Belt Conference, North Texas captured 23 conference championships since 2001. Individually, 89 Mean Green student-athletes were named All-Sun Belt Conference during the 2012-13 school year. In its final year as a Sun Belt Conference member, the Mean Green won five conference championships, including four conference tournament titles. North Texas began play in Conference USA in 2013-14 and made an immediate impact. The men's cross-country team finished second in North Texas' first Conference USA Championship, and the football team played in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on January 1, 2014 after finishing tied for second in the West Division of the conference.
Athletic Success | Academic Achievements
The Cross Country Coaching Staff
Please note that, per NCAA rules, coaches can only respond via e-mail to juniors (after September 1) and seniors in high school. Coaches must mail responses to freshmen and sophomores, per NCAA rules. You can call any North Texas coach, but they cannot return your phone call unless you are a senior in high school.
Located in the heart of the new Mean Green Athletic Village, the Athletic Center serves as the centerpiece of North Texas Athletics. The 45,000 square foot Athletic Center provides a completely new environment for the education, strength, conditioning and medical treatment of the student-athletes. It meets the athletic and personal needs of both male and female competitors with the ultimate goal of maximum performance in their respective sports.
Mean Green Compliance
What every prospective student-athlete should know about the recruiting process.
Academic Athletic Services
In the Fall of 2005, the academic and compliance staff relocated to the Mean Green Village. Located on Bonnie Brae, the new Student-Athlete Development Center is three times the size of the former academic center. The Center serves as the cornerstone of the Mean Green Village and is only a short walk from the surrounding sports facilities.
Admissions Process and Deadlines
Link to the University of North Texas undergraduate web site containing admissions requirements and deadlines.