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Blue Demons Take Aim at Badger Opener Friday
Lucas Junk and the Blue Demons start the season on Friday evening at the Badger Opener

Lucas Junk and the Blue Demons start the season on Friday evening at the Badger Opener

Sep 5, 2013

CHICAGO  One week after its season-opening meet at UIC was postponed, the DePaul men's and women's cross country teams will kick off the 2013 season at the Badger Opener in Madison, Wis., on Friday evening.

Seven schools will participate in the event, which will be held at the Thomas Zimmerman Championship Cross Country Course, including the Blue Demons, Marquette, Wisconsin, Loyola (Chicago), Green Bay, Edgewood and Northwestern (women).

The women's 4K race will begin at 5 p.m., while the men's 6K competition will start at 5:30 p.m.

The Blue Demons return seven letterwinners from last year's men's squad, while the women return eight. Five newcomers are listed on the men's roster in 2013; the women added nine.

2013 Badger Opener

Site: Thomas Zimmerman Championship Cross Country Course
http://www.uwbadgers.com/facilities/zimmer.html
Date: Friday, September 6, 2013
Race Times: 5 p.m. – Women’s 4k Race, 5:30 p.m. – Men’s 6k Race
Teams: Wisconsin, DePaul, Marquette, Loyola-Chicago, Green Bay, Edgewood, Northwestern (Women)
Team Scoring: Only Division I teams will be scored.
Parking Info: Spectator parking will be available on site