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 captured the Mean Green's first Conference USA Championship.
As a junior, Troy Taylor led the way for the Mean Green, crossing the line third, earning all-conference first-team honors, one of ten North Texas athletes to receive individual honors. The women’s team finished third with senior Charlotte Wilson coming in fourth. Both Wilson and senior Alejandro Valencia, who placed ninth, won Outstanding Seniors of the Meet. Cross-country Stefanie Slekis was named coach of the year.
The men's team finished the season ranked fourth in the NCAA South Central Region, and the women’s team finished ranked eighth. Troy Taylor, who placed ninth in NCAA Regionals, went on to compete individually at the NCAA National Cross Country Championships.
Quick Hits On North Texas
North Texas entered its first year as a member of Conference USA and showed that the Mean Green belonged to be there with two second-place team finishes and a bowl invitation. Individually, 50 Mean Green student-athletes were named all-conference during the 2013-14 school year, four Mean Green athletes received specialty conference awards, and a track athlete was named an All-American.
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.