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Cardinal plans go awry at NCAA championship

Original post made on Nov 25, 2009

What was supposed to be a colorful, celebratory day turned into a successful roundup for the Cowboys and bitter disappointment for a team that expected to achieve so much. The Stanford men's cross country team, ranked first in the nation entering the race, failed to win its first NCAA championship in six years -- failed, even, to finish among the elite. The Cardinal fell all the way to 10th place, and there was nothing to foreshadow that kind of a drop for so talented a team.

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Posted by goloxc
a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Nov 25, 2009 at 10:17 am

"Stanford scored better when the individuals were taken out of the team marks"

...umm no kidding


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