Big Ten cross-country

Big Ten cross-country

What: Big Ten Conference men's and women's cross-country meets.

When: Saturday; women's 5-kilometer race at 9:45 a.m. CST; men's 8-kilometer race at 10:30 a.m. CST.

Where: Ohio State University Golf Course in Columbus, Ohio.

Defending men's team champion: Wisconsin (Illinois was fourth in 1996).

Men's individual defending champion: John Mortimer, Michigan.

Defending women's team champion: Wisconsin (Illinois was sixth in 1996).

Women's individual defending champion: Kim McGreevy, Penn State.

Illinois men's entrants: Ryan Eason, Dan Fash, Dan Horyn, Cortney Lamb, Mike Lucchesi, Scott McClennan, Jon Russell, Matt Saarima, Rob Winfield.

Illinois women's entrants: Breanne Bethke, Maureen Clark, Danielle Fonzino, Lynn Herberger, Aimee Hoogheem, Lindsay Martin, Tara Mendozza, Candace Nicholson, Lindsay Speer.