Shaw University Announces 2017 Cross Country Schedule

by Bears Sports Information Department 


RALEIGH, NC – The Shaw University cross country program announced the 2017 schedule Thursday, beginning with the Virginia State University (VSU) Opener in Petersburg, Va. on Sept. 8.

The schedule is similar to past seasons, with five meets outside of the CIAA and NCAA championships but features high-level competition.
After beginning the season at the VSU Opener, as they did in 2016, the Bears and Lady Bears will travel inside the state of North Carolina for the remainder of the schedule, including up to two stops in Cary, NC. 
The 2017 CIAA Championships will be held in Salem, Va., on Oct. 26 and the NCAA Championships on Nov. 18 in Evansville, Ind.
Both the men’s and women’s cross country programs are led by head coach Nadia Alexander-Pompey in her second season at the helm.
For a complete cross country schedule, see below:

Sep. 08
vs. Virginia State University Opener @ Petersburg, VA
Sep. 15
vs. Adidas XC Challenge @ Cary, NC
Sep. 23
vs. Greensboro Invitational @ Greensboro, NC
Oct. 07
vs. HBCU Challenge @ Cary, NC
Oct. 15
vs. Blue Bear Invitational @ Salisbury, NC
Oct. 26
vs. CIAA Cross Country Championship @ Salem, VA