JOHNSON, VT. – The Johnson State College Athletic Department today released the 2017 men's and women's cross country schedules.
Head Coach Shawn Woods enters his 6th season leading the Badgers, who will begin the season on September 2nd at the Mountaineer Invitational, hosted by Southern Vermont College. The women's race starts at 10:30 a.m. followed by the men at 11:30 a.m.
Johnson will host the Badger Invitational on September 16th, with the women's race starting at 10:30 a.m. and the men's race going off at 11:15 a.m. The Badger Invitational will be a part of Alumni Reunion & Family Weekend, which you can learn more about HERE.
The Badgers will travel to Middlebury College for the Vermont State Meet on September 30th. Johnson then travels to Maine on October 7th for the Runnin' Monks Invitational, hosted by St. Joseph's College.
Johnson wraps up the regular season at the Plansky Invitational at Williams College on October 21st.
The 2017 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championship will be held at UMaine-Farmington this year. The men's race will go off at 11:00 a.m., followed by the women's race at 12:00 p.m.
The 2017 NCAA Division III New England Regional will be hosted by the University of Southern Maine, with race times to be determined.
The women's team finished 6th as a team at last year's NAC Championship, with Brynn Cairns earning Second Team All-Conference honors for her 14th place finish. The Badgers competed as a team at the NCAA Division III New England Regional, finishing 56th.
The men's team finished 10th at the NAC Championship last season, with Jacob Greenia placing 60th as Johnson's best finisher.