The Weber State men's cross country team snagged first place at the Montana State Invitational Saturday morning in Bozeman, Mont.
The Wildcats totaled 48 points to beat out Wyoming by one point and Montana State by two points.
The Wildcats were led by senior John Coyle, who won for the second time in two meets this season. Coyle posted a time of 24:43 on the 5-mile course to win the race by eight seconds.
Sophomore Trevor Ricks came in third overall win 24:53 and junior Mike Hardy was fifth at 24:59. Sophomore Thomas "Tip" Worob finished 11th at 25:36 and Tyler Robinson was WSU's fifth runner, finishing 32nd overall at 26:26.
"We ran a good solid race today," said WSU coach Paul Pilkington. "John Coyle ran another really good race and continues to perform well. I was also pleased with the performance of our other runners."
Utah State finished fourth in the meet with 74 points, with Montana was fifth with 124 points.
The WSU men's and women's teams will next be in action on Sept. 29 when the run in the prestigious Roy Girak Invitational in Minneapolis. The 17th-ranked WSU women's team won the BYU Autumn Classic on Friday.
* WSU FALLS 3-0 TO NAU: At Ogden, the Wildcats struggled to put their best foot forward on Saturday afternoon, and the Lumberjacks took full advantage.
The Weber State University women's volleyball team hit just .019 and had 29 kills as it fell 25-18, 25-10, 25-12 to Northern Arizona in Big Sky Conference action at Swenson Gym.
Redshirt freshman Rebecca Fuchs led Weber State with nine kills, and no other Wildcat managed more than five as WSU dropped to 0-2 in Big Sky play and 6-7 overall. Weber State also fell to 0-2 at home.
Senior libero Laurel Bodily had eight digs to lead WSU, while senior setter Caitlin Penrod had 26 assists, four digs and three blocks.
After trading points early, Northern Arizona surged ahead 19-10 in the first set and held off Weber State's attempt at a rally after the Wildcats closed within 22-17, taking a 1-0 lead in the match.
Weber State continued to struggle in the second set, falling behind 20-5, after committing 10 attacking errors.
Much like the first two sets, the Lumberjacks rolled out to a sizable lead in the set and cruised to the 25-12 win and sweep of the match.
Weber State will be back in action on Thursday to host Big Sky newcomer North Dakota. First serve from Swenson Gym will be at 7 p.m.