NCAA Reinstates BYU Cross Country Runner After Costume Race Issue

BYU cross country star Jared Ward’s four-year battle with the NCAA, which the senior described as a "roller-coaster ride of emotions," reached a happy ending on Thursday.

Ward’s appeal to have his fourth season of eligibility reinstated was approved by the NCAA subcommittee for legislative review, meaning he is immediately eligible for competition and can compete in Friday’s NCAA Mountain Region Championships in Riverdale near Weber State and, more importantly, next week’s National Championships in Indiana.

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