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. In 2015, The men's team finished third at the C-USA championships and the women's team placed seventh. Five North Texas runners made all-conference with Mike Lowe coming in ninth to lead the way. Bryce McAndrew (12th), Silvester Harrison III (17th), Grady Frazier (21st) and Magdalena Escobar (21st). The men's team was receiving national votes for the first time in school history after a upset win at the Texas Invitational on Oct. 6.
The men's team finished the season ranked seventh in the NCAA South Central Region, and the women's team finished 13th. Shauna Pali was named to the C-USA all-academic team with a 4.0 GPA.
Quick Hits On North Texas
The Mean Green soccer team led the way for North Texas Athletics during the 2015-16 season, winning the Conference USA regular-season title and the tournament championship. Soccer also advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in school history. Men’s golf and track and field also saw post-season play. The men’s golf team received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, while Chastity Stewart advanced to the NCAA Championships in two events: the 100 and 400-meter hurdles.
Forty-two Mean Green student-athletes were named all-conference during the 2015-16 season, and six received specialty conference awards. Carnae Dillard was named an AVCA honorable mention All-America selection after a stellar senior campaign. She was named Conference USA Player of the Year for the second straight year after breaking school records in career kills and attacks.
Rachel Holden was named the C-USA Co-Offensive Player of the Year for soccer, while teammate Karla Pineda was named midfielder of the year. The swimming and diving program picked up two big honors: Claudia Kitching was named C-USA Co-Newcomer of the Year, while Averie Ruiz was named freshman diver of the year. Ian Snyman was named C-USA Freshman of the Year for golf after tying for sixth place in the conference tournament.
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.