Cross country

MWC QUALIFIERS: Three Mountain West Conference teams and five individuals will represent the conference at the 2007 NCAA Cross Country Championships on Nov. 19, in Terre Haute, Ind. The Colorado State women's and BYU men's and women's teams each qualified based on their respective performances at last weekend's Mountain Regionals. Air Force's Matt Williams, New Mexico's Jeremy Johnson, TCU's Festus Kigen, and Wyoming's Mark Korir and Gretchen Fagley-Johnson also were selected. The BYU men's and women's teams are both headed to their ninth straight NCAA Championship. Air Force will be represented at the NCAA Championship for the first time since 2004. On the women's side, Colorado State will be making its sixth appearance.

WEBER RUNNERS: Three Weber State runners will be competing next week in Indiana. Morgan Haws, Sariah Long and Seth Pilkington will compete at the NCAA Championships next Monday All three earned the spot after their finishes at the NCAA Moutain Region Championships, held at Riverside Golf Course in Ogden.

SUU QUALIFIER: Southern Utah University's Sharla Platt has qualified for the NCAA championships. Platt, a junior from Enterprise, earned her at-large spot in the national meet by virtue of her 18th-place finish at the Mountain Regional meet.

Dixie State

VOLLEYBALL: Dixie State College of Utah Athletic Director Dexter Irvin announced Tuesday Jeff Parker has stepped down as women's volleyball head coach. Parker spent seven seasons on the Rebel bench and amassed the most wins in school history, posting a 119-108 overall record. He led the Rebels to a Scenic West Athletic Conference title in 2004, three appearances in the NJCAA Region 18 championship and was named SWAC Coach of the Year in 2004.