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Ohio Cross Country Takes on Virginia Tech Alumni Invite

Ohio Cross Country Takes on Virginia Tech Alumni Invite

ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio men's and women's cross country heads to Blacksburg, Va. to compete in the Virginia Tech Alumni Invite, which will be held at the Buford Meredith Cross Country Course tomorrow evening.

The women's 6K is set to begin at 6 p.m. while the men's 8K will start approximately at 6:40 p.m.

In the women's race, Ohio will be facing 14 teams including Mid-American Conference foe, Akron. Other institutions include Bridgewater College, East Tennessee State, Ferrum College, Florida State, Hollins College, King University, Lee University, Lynchburg College, Morehead State, Roanoke College, Sweet Briar, VMI, Washington and Virginia Tech.

The Bobcat men will face 11 teams including Akron, Bridgewater College, East Tennessee, Ferrum College, Florida State, King University, Lynchburg College, Morehead State, Roanoke College, VMI and Virginia Tech.

SCOUTING OHIO
Last week, both the men's and women's cross country teams competed in the 2017 Kentucky Bluegrass Invitational and returned home with third place finishes. The women were led by senior Ellen Isaac (Mansfield, Ohio) who clocked a 17:54.7 time over the 5K course and took 10th place. On the men's side, junior Kyle Bussard (Germantown, Ohio) led the Bobcats and clocked a 24:13.7 time to place 7th in the 8K race.

UP NEXT
Concluding the Virginia Tech Alumni Invite, the Bobcats will compete in the All-Ohio Championships on September 29th in Cedarville, Ohio.

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