Friday, Aug. 30, 2019
Percy Warner Park | Nashville, Tenn.
WOMEN (5K) 5:30 p.m. | MEN (5K): 5:00 p.m.
STARTING LINE: The Tennessee State men’s and women’s cross country teams officially kick off the 2019 season at the Belmont Opener Friday evening at Percy Warner Park in Nashville. The men’s 5k will get underway at 5 p.m. followed by the women’s 5K at 5:30 p.m.
ABOUT THE TEAMS: The women’s team returns six veterans for the 2019-20 season, including its top performer, Rebekah Wynn who posted her best time mid-year at the Austin Peay Cross Country Festival. For the men, Thomas Mosley, the top returner will lead a team of eight with two newcomers.
SCHEDULE: The Belmont Opener marks just one-of-three Tennessee meets the Tigers will compete in before travelling to Kentucky for the Fast Cats Classic, Oct. 12. This year’s OVC Championship will be hosted by SIUE in Edwardsville, Indiana, Nov. 2.
UP NEXT: TSU heads to Chattanooga to compete in the UTC Twilight at Camp Jordan, Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m.