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Cross Country Teams Open Season at Indiana State
The men's and women's teams head to Terre Haute for the Indiana State Invitational on Saturday. The course will also serve as the site of the NCAA Championships in November.
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CHICAGO – Head coach Gordon Thomson and the men’s and women’s cross country teams begin the 2004 season where they hope to end it at the Indiana State Invitational. IndianaState is the host of the 2004 NCAA Championships at the WabashValleyFamilySportsCenter in Terre Haute, Ind.
The women’s team kicks off the season with a 5,000-meter race at on Saturday. The men’s team follows at with an 8,000-meter race.
There will be 14 women’s teams and 13 men’s teams competing. On the men’s side, the Blue Demons will compete with Butler, Eastern Michigan, Greenville, Indiana State, Navy, Oakland City, Ohio Northern, Purdue, Rose-Hulman, Saint Louis, Southeast Missouri and Vincennes. Women’s teams at the Indiana State Invitational include Arkansas, Butler, Greenville, Indiana State, Michigan, Oakland City, Ohio Northern, Rose-Hulman, Saint Louis, Southeast Missouri, Vincennes, UAB and West Virginia.
Following the Indiana State Invitational, the Blue Demons travel to South Bend, Ind., for the National Catholic Cross Country Invitational. The meet hosted by Notre Dame takes place on Friday, Sept. 17.