AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's and women's cross country teams compete in their final regular-season meet of the season with a trip to the Bobcat Invitational, hosted by Georgia College, Friday, Oct. 6 in Milledgeville, Ga.
With just a few weeks left until the postseason begins with the Peach Belt Conference Championships on Oct. 21, both regionally-ranked Augusta cross country squads are set for their fourth race of the season.
The Jaguar men are ranked No. 3 in the NCAA Southeast Region and have gone 3-for-3 so far this season by winning all three competitions. The Jags took first amongst all division II teams at the Eye Opener Invitational Sept. 1, owned their home meet at the Jaguar XC Invitational Sept. 9, and most recently bested the 15-team field at the Wingate Bulldog Stampede Sept. 23.
Junior standout Daniel Broadhead has been named the PBC Runner of the Week twice this season. He has won back-to-back races for Augusta and placed in the top 10 every time.
Senior Dylan Forester has not finished worse than sixth in his two races this season, freshman Hunter Kimball has two top-five finishes, and senior Josh Thompson and freshman Jacob Poston have placed top 20 in every race.
Friday, October, 6, 2017
WOMEN (6K) – 5:15 p.m. / MEN (8K) – 6:00 p.m.
Albany State, Augusta, Berry, Brewton-Parker, Clark Atlanta, Clayton State, Emmanuel, Fort Valley State, Georgia College, Georgia Military College, Oxford College, Paine, SCAD-Savannah, Talladega, Tuskegee, USC-Beaufort and Valdosta State
Agnes Scott, Albany State, Augusta, Berry, Brewton-Parker, Clark Atlanta, Clayton State, Emmanuel, Fort Valley State, Georgia College, Georgia Military College, Georgia State, Middle Georgia State, North Georgia, Oxford College, Paine, USC Aiken, SCAD-Savannah, USC-Beaufort and Valdosta State
2048 Council McCranie Rd.
Milledgeville, Ga. 31061
***Signage for event will be posted
Fast course. Grassy terrain with a short stretch of packed dirt and a few rolling hills. Long start and finish stretch to accommodate large field sizes. Extremely spectator-friendly.
DIRECTIONS TO COURSE
From I-20 – Take exit 114 Madison. Take Hwy. 441 South to Milledgeville. Turn right on
Roberson Mill Road by the Milledgeville Mall. Stay straight onto Hwy. 441 Bypass. Turn left on
Council McCranie Rd. The Farm is on the left and parking will be on the right.
From Macon – Take Route 49 into Milledgeville. Turn right on Hwy. 441. Turn left on Council
McCranie Rd. The Farm is on the left and parking will be on the right.
From the East – Follow Route 16 West into Sparta, joining Route 22 West in Sparta. Follow
Route 22 West until it turns into Hancock Street in Milledgeville. Follow through the center of
town, turn left on Hwy 441. Turn left on Council McCranie Rd. The Farm is on the left and
parking will be on the right.
From Savannah/I-16 – Take exit 51 Dublin. Merge right on US-319/Hwy. 441 North toward
Dublin. Turn left on Hwy. 441 Bypass North. Stay straight onto Hwy. 441 toward Milledgeville.
Turn right on Council McCranie Rd. The Farm is on the left and parking will be on the right.
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