For the first time this season, both Liberty cross country teams are ranked among the Southeast Region's top 10.
Competing against numerous nationally ranked opponents at Saturday's Pre-National Invitational, Liberty produced impressive team finishes.
The Liberty men's and women's cross country teams will compete in their lone race during the month of October on Saturday.
The Liberty women's (No. 9 in the Southeast Region) and men's (No. 13 in the Southeast Region) cross country teams maintained the same regional rankings.
Liberty made a clean sweep of the ASUN Conference cross country weekly awards on Wednesday.
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After an impressive showing at Friday's Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational, the Liberty women's cross country team has climbed to No. 9 in the Southeast Region.
Felix Kandie came in third in the men's 8K, leading the Flames to seventh place as a team. On the women's side, freshman Adelyn Ackley was seventh.
Sep 27 | Cross Country
The Lady Flames came in eighth of 39 teams during the meet contested at McAlpine Creek Park.
The Liberty men's and women's cross country teams will compete for the first time in three weeks, sending runners to two different meets on Friday.
The Liberty men's cross country team climbed one spot to No. 13 in the Southeast Region, while the Lady Flames remained in the region's No. 12 position.
Thanks to an impressive start to the 2019 season, the Liberty women's cross country team has achieved its highest Southeast Region ranking (No. 12) since 2012.
Five new members were inducted into the Liberty Athletics Hall of Fame during a ceremony, Friday night.
For the second consecutive week to begin the 2019 season, Liberty's duo of freshman Adelyn Ackley and redshirt sophomore Felix Kandie collected ASUN Conference honors.
The Flames swept both the team and individual (Adelyn Ackley - women's and Felix Kandie - men's) titles at the Buckingham Course.
Sep 7 | Cross Country