Commodore Cross Country Kicks Off Season at Belmont Opener
NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Belmont Opener mens and
womens cross country meet will he held Friday at Percy
Warner Park in Nashville. The womens race, which beings
at 5:30 p.m., will be run on a 2-mile course. The mens
5K race follows at 6 p.m.
With the addition of 10 freshman, the women look to only
improve on an impressive fifth place finish at last years
SEC Championship. Ryan Williams and Eric Walle take on a strong
leadership role for a mens team that is young, but full
of promising runners.
Other participants in the Belmont Opener include Alabama,
UAB (women only), Austin Peay, Belmont, Bevil State Community
College, Evansville, Lipscomb, North Alabama, Southern Indiana,
Tennessee State and Western Kentucky.
At last years Belmont Opener, the Vanderbilt men came
in fourth, while the Commodore women finished third. Eric
Walle placed ninth with a time of 16:22 to lead the mens
squad and Jessica Holt finished seventh with a time of 11:39
to pace the womens team.