CROSS COUNTRYAt the 2004 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Brussels, Belgium, freshman Amber N. Harper, '07, led the USA Junior Women's Cross Country Team to fourth place overall. Harper took 24th place, first for Team USA, in 21:58.The men's cross country team was named an Academic All-American team for the 2003 cross country season. Teams earn Academic All-American status if they exceed a cumulative 3.0 GPA.FOOTBALLFormer head football coach R. LaVell Edwards, '78, is among 14 inductees into this year's class of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Over 29 seasons at BYU, Edwards compiled a record of 257-101-3 (.716). His 257 wins rank sixth in NCAA Division I-A history.GYMNASTICSTallying an all-around score of 39.075, senior Kari L. Lords, '04, earned second-team All-American honors in the floor exercise at the NCAA Championship Individual Event Finals. Lords represented BYU as an individual competitor after tying for first place on bars (9.900) at regionals in Baton Rouge, La.MEN'S BASKETBALLAfter compiling a 21-8 regular-season record, the men's basketball team received an at-large invitation to the NCAA tournament. The 12th-seeded Cougars lost 80-75 to defending national champion Syracuse in the first round.Senior Rafael Araujo, '04, was named to the 2004 Basketball Times All-America Second Team and the Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention Team. In the 20032004 season, Araujo led BYU in scoring, averaging 18.4 points a game. He also averaged 10.1 rebounds, which ranked 11th nationally. Araujo will play for the Toronto Raptors, having been selected No. 8 overall in the NBA Draft on June 24.TRACK AND FIELDOn May 15 the men's and women's teams swept titles at the 2004 Mountain West Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships. This is the 22nd outdoor conference championship for the men's team and the 21st title for the women's squad.After taking second in the men's mile at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships with a time of 4:01.99 and earning All-American honors, Nathan M. Robison, '05, put up the nation's best time in the 1,500 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays, covering the distance in 3:40.89.In June, 16 men and 9 women from BYU competed at the NCAA National Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas, with seven earning All-America honors. For the women's team, Laura H. Turner, '04, took seventh in the 10,000 meters with a time of 34:56.87, while Lindsey Steele Metcalf, '05, had a personal-best jump of 6 feet, one-half inch in the high jump. In the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase, Michaela Mannova, '04, and Kathryn R. Anderson, '05, posted third- and fourth-place finishes, respectively. On the men's side, Niklas B. Arrhenius, '07, threw the discus 188 feet, 2 inches on his last throw in the finals to become an All-American. In the men's 1,500-meter final, Nathan M. Robison, '05, barely missed claiming a national title, finishing second with a time of 3:44.94. And Matthew M. Adams, '05, also earned All-America honors, crossing the finish line at 8:59.11 in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase. Overall, the BYU women's team finished 15th with 14 points in the team competition and the men's team finished in a three-way tie for 26th with 11 points.For more frequent updates on BYU sports, sign up for MyBYU News, BYU's customizable e-mail newsletter.