The Montana State Billings men's and women's cross country teams are in Bellingham, Wash., today for the NCAA Division II West Region meet.
The top six women's teams and the top four men's teams will qualify for the national meet Dec. 4 in Louisville, Ky.
The Yellowjacket women have been paced all year by sophomore Whitney Mickelsenm who was selected the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's newcomer of the year. She will be joined by Katie Thiel, Sarah Jackson, Mary Owen, Shena Wald, Mykel Ler and Melanie Bock. The women will run an 6k race.
The MSUB men have been led by Daniel Lombardi. However, they will be running a 10k race today, a distance the Yellowjackets have not run this season.
Lombardi will be joined by Tyson Vanderby, Brian Potter, Taylor Canfield, Chase Robinson, Mark Bolt and Ryan Blombback.