Cross Country Announces 2010 Schedule
Aug. 19, 2010
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - With nine planned meets on the horizon, the Air Force cross country team announced the program's schedule for the upcoming 2010 season this afternoon. The Falcons will travel to six meets during the regular season, en route to the annual conference, regional and national championship competitions.
Air Force opens the 2010 campaign in Colorado Springs, at the annual Rust Buster Invitational, hosted by the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs in Monument Valley Park on Saturday, Sept. 11. One week later (Saturday, Sept. 18), the Falcons will travel to Lincoln, Neb., for the Woody Greeno Invitational at Nebraska's Pioneer Park.
The Falcons open the second month of competition with a pair of meet on Saturday, Oct. 2. Select members will travel to Madison, Wis., for the adidas Invitational at the Thomas Zimmer Course, while the rest of the team heads to Boulder, Colo., for the annual Rocky Mountain Shootout at the Buffalo Ranch Course.
Air Force will also split up on Saturday, Oct. 16, when part of the squad heads to the prestigious Pre-National Invitational at LaVerne Gibson Course in Terre Haute, Ind., the course for the 2010 NCAA Cross Country Championships. The remaining members of the team will close out the regular season at the Fort Hays State Tiger Invitational in Hays, Kan.
The championship season begins on Friday, Oct. 29, with the Mountain West Conference Championships. The annual MWC meet will be held at the Jacoby Golf Course in Laramie, Wyo. Two weeks later (Nov. 13), the Falcons will travel to Salt Lake City, Utah, for the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships at Rose Park Golf Course. The 2010 season will conclude at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Monday, Nov. 22, in Terre Haute, Ind.