Oct. 26, 2012

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Atlantic 10 Conference will hold its first two championships of the season this weekend with the running of the Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships at Belmont Plateau at Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Pa., on Saturday, October 27, hosted by Temple University.

The La Salle Explorers, who were picked to finish first in the preseason poll, look to defend its 2011 Men's and Women's titles in the 35th Annual Cross Country Championship. The Women's 5k race will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the Men's 8k race will start at 10:45 a.m.

Check back for more information and race results at www.atlantic10.com.