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.
2011: Finished 19th overall at the Southland Conference championships at Piney Woods Country Club (26:09.4) ... finished 51st at NCAA South Central Regional meet (32:45.3) ... was 43rd overall at the Alabama Crimson Classic (26:14.96) ... came in 22nd at the SLC Pre-conference meet (27:09.18) ... finished 55th at the Rice Invitational (18:36).
2010: Sat out due to NCAA transfer requirements.
2009: CROSS COUNTRY - ran in all five races and finished with two top-18 performances...recorded a season-best 13th place (17:09.23) finish at the season-opening Mississippi Choctaw Open...finished in 18th (30:37.00) at the ULM Warhawk Festival...placed 188th (27:32.50) at the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree...recorded a 112th place (32:33.72) finish at the Arkansas Chile Pepper Festival...concluded the season with a 59th place (30:46.07) finish at the Sun Belt Championships
2008: CROSS COUNTRY - finished 10th in ULM's dominant performance at Choctaw Open with a time of 21:25.96 ... came in 13th at the ULM Warhawk Invitational with a time of 27:22.08 in the 8k race
High School: Lettered all four years in cross country, three years in track, and one in baseball at Lufkin High School...Ran a personal best mile in 4:27