Cross Country Announces 2011 Schedule
Aug. 11, 2011
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - With nine meets on the horizon, Air Force cross country head coach Juli Benson announced the program's schedule for the upcoming 2011 season this morning (Aug. 11). The Falcons will travel to six meets during the regular season, en route to the annual conference, regional and national championship competitions.
The Falcons begin the 2011 campaign on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the UCCS Rust Buster Invitational at Monument Valley Park in Colorado Springs. One week later (Saturday, Sept. 17), Air Force travels to Lincoln, Neb., for the annual Woody Greeno Invitational at Nebraska's Pioneer Park. The Falcons will close out the month on Friday, Sept. 30, when select runners participate at the Notre Dame Invitational at the ND Golf Course in South Bend, Ind.
Air Force opens the second month of competition on Saturday, Oct. 1, in Boulder, Colo., at the 26th-annual Rocky Mountain Shootout, which will be held at the Buffalo Ranch Course. The following week (Saturday, Oct. 8), the Falcons travel to Hays, Kan., for the Tiger Invitational at the Fort Hays State University Cross Country Course, before concluding the regular season on Friday, Oct. 14, at Wisconsin's adidas Invitational on the Zimmer Championship Course in Madison, Wis.
The championship season begins on Saturday, Oct. 29, with the Mountain West Cross Country Championships in Fort Collins, Colo. Two weeks later (Nov. 12), the Falcons travel to Provo, Utah, for the NCAA Mountain Region Championships at BYU Cross Country Course. The 2011 season comes to an end at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Monday, Nov. 21, at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Ind.