Boone, N.C. – The RV/RV Florida State cross nation groups will head again to Boone, N.C., to face NR/No. 29 Tennessee in a twin on Friday. The twin shall be held forward of The Firetower Venture Meet.
“We’re excited to race Tennessee,” FSU head coach Bob Braman mentioned. “They’re one of many high groups within the South and it’ll be good to get to know them earlier than we sq. off on the NCAA Regional meet later this season. The athletes are excited for 50-degree, race-time temperatures as nicely.”
FSU will trek to Boone for the third and closing time this season, having beforehand visited for preseason coaching, and to race within the Lined Bridge Open, an occasion that each squads received.
The ladies’s 4-mile begins at 8 a.m., and the lads’s 6-mile begins shortly after at 8:30 a.m.
These would be the first 4-mile and 6-mile races of the season. Stay timing shall be accessible.
Will probably be the primary twin for the reason that Noles traveled to face Boston in 2018.
The Final Time Out
The Seminoles bought off to a scorching begin, successful the Lined Bridge Open on Sept. 2, for a fifth straight time. The ladies secured spots two by means of sixth within the 5K, successful with a complete of 20 factors.
Fearghal Curtin led the best way for the lads, successful the 8K, breaking the 25-minute barrier, and incomes him ACC Performer of the Week.
Noles within the Polls
The FSU ladies’s and males’s groups have been picked to complete fourth and sixth respectively within the ACC Cross Nation Coaches Preseason Ballot.
Nevertheless, after new faces proceed to show themselves, the Garnet and Gold look to climb the convention and nationwide rankings week-by-week. This weekend offers them that chance in opposition to a proficient Vols staff.
The Seminoles noticed no modifications within the USTFCCCA South Regional Rankings, remaining at third and fourth, nevertheless, each groups obtained votes within the week one nationwide ballot.
The Scouting Report
Each the lads’s and ladies’s Tennessee groups received the Tennessee Cross Nation Invitational at Cherokee Farms in opposition to Chattanooga on Sept. 2.
The boys scored 18 factors within the 4-mile race, led by Eli Nahom (20:38.04), whereas the ladies tallied 16 factors, led by Andie-Marie Jones (18:33.87) within the 3-mile run.
The boys are ranked third within the South Area, whereas the ladies are fourth. The boys’s staff jumped to No. 29 within the week one rankings.
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