Virginia Hosts Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
Sept. 22, 2017
|Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational|
|Date & Time||Sat., Sept. 23, 2017 | 9 a.m.|
|Location||Earlysville, Va. | Panorama Farms|
|Additional Information||Twitter | Facebook | Live Results | Meet Entries ( Men| Women)|
|Course Maps||5K Course Map (Women) | 8K Course Map (Men)|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- The Virginia men’s and women’s cross country teams will host the annual Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 23) at the Panorama Farms in Earlysville.
The No. 15 Virginia men’s team will compete at 9 a.m. in the 8,000-meter race, followed by the women’s team competing at 10 a.m. in the 5,000-meter competition. The Gallatin Canyon Band will perform throughout the meet, in addition to Cavman and the spirit squad tossing t-shirts to those in attendance.
Fans can follow the action through links at VirginiaSports.com. Admission to the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational is free.
Saturday’s competition is the first official meet of the year for both Virginia squads. The Hoos hold the lone national ranking in the men’s field at No. 15, while Yale posts a national ranking of 29th on the women’s side.
Ten teams will compete in the men’s competition with four ranked in the Southeast Region. Virginia enters as the top ranked competitor in the region at No. 2, followed by Campbell (No. 6), Charlotte (No. 8) and William & Mary (No. 9).
Bucknell ranks sixth in the Mid-Atlantic region and Yale ranks 10th in the Northeast region.
The women’s race will feature 12 teams with three holding Southeast Regional rankings. William & Mary leads the field at No. 8 with Virginia ranking 10th and Clemson ranking 15th.
Yale ranks second in the Northeast region, while SMU ranks third in the South Central region and Bucknell ranks ninth in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Up next, the Cavaliers will travel to Madison, Wis., to compete in the Wisconsin Nuttycombe Invitational on Oct. 13.