No. 15 Texas returned to action after three weeks without a meet and traveled to Madison, Wis., to compete in the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Saturday.
The rust showed as Texas finished 18th overall in a field of 36.
Junior All-American Craig Lutz led the team with a 14th place finish in the 8000 meter run with a time of 23:36. Lutz was followed by Ryan Dohner who finished in 44th, Chris Galvin in 85th, Mark Pinales in 167th and Austin Roth
Other Longhorn runners included Will Nation, Brady Turnbull, Eduardo Rodriguez and Collin Smith.
Texas will return to action Nov. 2 at the Big 12 Championships in Waco.