CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia Director of Track & Field and Cross Country, Vin Lananna, announced Friday (July 14) the list of accepted entries to the Virginia Invitational set to be run on Saturday, Sept. 23 at Panorama Farms.

The first of three meets to be held at Panorama Farms in 2023, including the NCAA Championships (Nov. 18), the Virginia Invitational features a deep field of the nation’s top talent as 23 men’s and women’s teams make the trip to Charlottesville.

The men’s field features 16 teams that competed at the 2022 NCAA Cross Country Championships, including the reigning champion NAU Lumberjacks. Individual representatives from five more teams appeared at the NCAA Championships a season ago.

On the women’s side, 12 of the teams accepted to the Virginia Invitational competed at the 2022 NCAA Championships while four teams sent individual representatives.

List of Accepted Teams
*Competed at 2022 NCAA Championships

Men Women
Air Force* Air Force
Butler* Colorado*
BYU* Columbia
Colorado* Duke
Columbia Eastern Kentucky
Duke Elon
Eastern Kentucky Georgetown*
Elon Iowa State
Georgetown* James Madison
Iowa State Liberty
NAU* Michigan State*
Navy NAU*
North Carolina* Navy
Princeton* North Carolina*
Providence Northwestern*
Stanford* Ohio State*
Syracuse* Providence*
UNC Charlotte Stanford*
Utah State* Syracuse*
Villanova* UNC Charlotte
Virginia* Utah State
Wake Forest* Virginia*
Washington* Washington*