Every year around this time, members of the ISU family pause to remember the events surrounding the 1985 NCAA National Cross Country Championships. What should have been a time of joy, success and love, turned into a tragic day that shocked anyone connected with collegiate cross country and the Cyclone Community. It was a day when we lost so much.
Feature photo:1985 ISU Women’s Cross Country Team©Cyclones Athletics
Link to Cyclone Athletic Department’s Documentary: “Forever True: The Story of the 1985 Cross Country Team” click here!
In 2016, Next Level Iowa sat down with Tami Prescott, a member of that 1985 team, and we talked about the people and the events of that tragic day. Here is that interview with Tami Prescott recorded November 20, 2015
(interview begins at 1:00 in)