The Mount St. Mary's men's and women's cross country teams are back in action at the 38th annual National Catholic Invitational held at the University of Notre Dame's Burke Golf Course on Friday. The women's 5K race begins at 4:15 p.m. while the men's 8K race begins at 5:00 p.m.
LAST TIME OUT: The Mountaineers opened the 2017 season by hosting the Mount St. Mary's 5K Duals on September 1. Nicolas Fransham finished in 10th place to pace the men's team while Clarke Hooper was the top finisher for the women. Click HERE for the recap.
FRANSHAM WINS NEC WEEKLY HONOR: Nicolas Fransham was named the Northeast Conference Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week after finishing as the Mount's top finisher at the Mount St. Mayr's 5K Duals. Fransham, a 2016 All-NEC honoree, finished in 10th place overall in the field of 61 runners. The last Mountaineer to win NEC Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week honors was Tommy Gruschow on Oct. 7, 2014.
UP NEXT: The Mount cross country teams return to action on Friday, September 29, at the Paul Short Run.