Cross Country Hosts Three Stripe Invitational Saturday
Nov. 2, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. - The NC State men's and women's cross country teams will host the annual Three Stripe Invitational, tomorrow, Nov. 3 at the WakeMed Cross Country Course in Cary, N.C. The men's race will begin at 11 a.m., followed by the women's at 11:30 a.m.
After both squads raced to fourth place finishes at the ACC Championships in Blacksburg, Va., last weekend, the Wolfpack will send runners to its local course, while others begin their preparation for the NCAA Southeast Regional in Charlotte, N.C., on Nov. 9.
Junior Andrew Colley, senior Matt Sonnenfeldt and freshman Graham Crawford finished third, eighth and 14th, respectively, to earn All-ACC honors on the men's side, while sophomore Joanna Thompson, redshirt junior Samantha Norman and freshman Samantha George completed the course in seventh, 12th and 13th place, respectively, earning All-ACC nods for the women. George was also the first freshman to cross the finish line, winning ACC Rookie of the Year honors.
Results follow Saturday's meet will be posted to GoPack.com along with a full recap, following both men's and women's races.