FGCU Runners Prepare for First Invitational of the Year
Thursday, September 06, 2007

Gainesville, Fla. - The Florida Gulf Coast University cross country teams will compete in the University of Florida’s Mountain Dew Invitational on Friday, September 7.The Eagle runners will be joined by 21 other women teams and 19 other men teams from around the country.

FGCU’s men’s cross country team will return seven letter winners which is led by three seniors. The Eagles’ finished eighth as they ended their stint as a representative in the South Region of Division II. As they begin a new era, the Eagles’ will enter this weekend’s Gators Invitational ranked ninth as a new member in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

The women’s squad returns four letter winners and is led by two seniors. Very similar to the men, the women Eagles’ finished tenth last season in the South Region and will go into the Gator Invitational with a ranking of eleventh in the Atlantic Sun Conference were the Eagles begin their quest as a Division I opponent.