Archive for Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Smelser to defend title

May 9, 2007

McLouth native and Kansas State University student Mark Smelser will look to defend his men's Division I criterium title at the 2007 USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, which will be held Friday through Sunday in the Lawrence area.

Friday's events start at 8:30 a.m. at 27th and Wakarusa in Lawrence, with Division I men following Division II women, Division I women and Division II men.

On Saturday, the Division I men's road race will start at 1:30 a.m. at Lake Perry.

And Sunday, Smelser's race, the criterium, which will start at Ninth and Massachusetts streets in Lawrence, will begin at noon for the Division I men's race.

Last year's championships also were held in Lawrence.

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