NAU's Mike Smith on Nico Young's Status

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Northern Arizona University head cross country coach Mike Smith discusses the plan forward for blue-chip freshman Nico Young, last year's Team XC Nationals champion and Gatorade National Runner of the Year winner. This weekend, on Oct. 17, the Lumberjacks opened up their season at the OSU Invitational in Stillwater, winning with 36 points over Oklahoma State (42) and reigning NCAA men's team cross country champions Brigham Young (59). 

Smith ran true freshmen Santiago Prosser and Jordan Black and redshirt athletes Caleb Easton and Corey Gorgas.