Cross Country Gears Up for Mountaineer Open

Thursday, September 15, 2011

BOONE, N.C. (Sept. 15, 2011) – After running its season opener two weeks ago, the ETSU cross country teams return to action as the Bucs gear up for the Mountaineer Open on Friday evening in Boone, N.C.

The women will run a 5K starting at 5 p.m., while the men follow with a 6400m course at 5:45 p.m. from the ASU State Farm Fields.

The Bucs opened the season in Boone back on Sept. 2 with the men’s team finishing sixth (11 teams) at the Covered Bridge Open. Sophomore Anders Ludvigsen (Odense, Denmark) led the way for the Blue and Gold in his first collegiate race at ETSU, placing 18th overall with a time of 26:24.1 in the 8K run.

Meanwhile, the women’s team placed 10th in team scoring as sophomore Chelsea Clark (Fairmont, W. Va.) paced the Bucs with a time of 19:58.4 on the 5K course.

Teams expected to be running in Boone on Friday include No. 26 Ohio State, Western Carolina, UNC Asheville, Queens (N.C.), Northern Kentucky, and host Appalachian State.

For complete results and a recap, stay tuned to ETSUBucs.com.

 

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MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
MBB ETSU 69 F
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 26, 12:00 p.m. Indiana University 97
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB Eastern Kentucky University Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 13, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Ky.
Dec 16, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky
WBB ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Dec 19, 11:30 a.m. University of North Carolina Wilmington