Smith and Rodriguez become first male/female duo to qualify for NCAAs from SFA since 2004.
Teams will bump up distances to 6K for the women and 10K for the men at the regional meet.
Lauren Smith becomes third Ladyjack with multiple individual Southland titles.
Women's race to begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by the men at 10:00 a.m.
SFA will next travel to Beaumont for the SLC Cross Country Championships on Oct. 26.
2012:Member of the 2012 Southland Conference Champion team ... 110th (24:19.2) at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships (11/9) ... 61st (14:13) at the Rice Invitational (9/14) ... 35th (19:25.22) at the Cowboy Jamboree (9/29) ... 91st (23:00.1) at the Chile Pepper Festival (10/13) ... 13th (22:16.1) at the Southland Conference Cross Country Championships (10/26).
2011: - Finished 45th overall at the NCAA South Central Regional meet at Cottonwood Creek Golf Club in Waco (22:27.0) ... finished 21st at the Southland Conference championships (22:25.4) ... came in 37th at the Alabama Crimson Classic (18:44.52) ... crossed in 23:28.96 to finish 10th at the SLC Pre-conference meet.
2010: Redshirted the cross country season.
High School: Won five Class A state championships over last three years of high school ... won 2009 state cross country title with time of 11:29.10 ... put up personal best of 5:17.28 in the 1,600 meters and 11:18.88 in the 3,200 meters.