CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s and women’s cross country programs are set to host the first of three meets at Panorama Farms this season tomorrow (Sept. 16) with the Virginia Invitational. The men’s 6k race will start at 9:30 a.m. followed by the women’s 5k at 10:15 a.m.
Fans can follow the action through a live results link posted to VirginiaSports.com. Updates will also be available on the program’s official Twitter account (@UVATFCC).
Panorama Farms: The Virginia Invitational will be the first of two regular season meets the Cavaliers will host at Panorama Farms this season. The course will also serve as the setting for the 2022 ACC Cross Country Championships as well as the site of the 2023 NCAA Cross Country Championships.
Competition: Virginia will host three ACC foes, Duke, Miami, and Pitt as well as Norfolk State.
Competing for the Hoos
Virginia will have 11 women and 15 men participating in the meet. On the men’s side, Virginia will see the season debuts of 2021 stand-out performers, Rohann Asfaw, Wes Porter and Yasin Sado. The women will once again be led by Margot Appleton who took home an individual victory as the Cavaliers won the Spider Alumni Open in their season opener.
Rohann Asfaw, Kenton Bachmann, Will Baginski, Jack Eliason, Kellen Hasle, Jacob Hunter, Andrew Jones, Nick Karayianis, Griffin McCauley, Conor Murphy, Jacob Plummer, Wes Porter, Johnny Rogers, Yasin Sado, and Justin Wachtel.
Margot Appleton, Sophie Atkinson, Addison Cox, Ellie Desmond, Lila Fenner, Amelia Maughan, Camryn Menninger, Esther Seeland, and Anna Workman.
The Cavaliers will travel to Boston, Mass. on Friday, Sept. 23 for the Battle in Beantown hosted by Boston College.