Men's cross country places 21st at NCAA championships - The nationally ranked No. 25 Continentals were competing in the national championship meet for the first time since 1971 and the second time in program history.
Writing for Clarity
no empty sentences
Every sentence in your paper should be significant. Don't use "fillers" that don't contribute to your argument. If you can remove a sentence and your paper still makes sense, remove it.
SOURCE: Rebecca Behrens '11, Writing Center tutor