Cross Country Set to Open 2021 Campaign

TROY, Ala. – The Troy men’s and women’s cross country squads are set to begin their 2021 season at the Foothills Invitational hosted at Choccolocco Park.
The meet features several in-state foes including: Alabama State, Auburn, North Alabama and South Alabama.
The women’s 4K kicks off at 6 p.m. while the men are set to begin at 6:45 p.m.
On the women’s side, the Trojans return two of their top three runners from a year ago in Gracie Booher and Cadi Rowe.
After notching a top-ten finish at the conference meet, Booher was dubbed the Sun Belt Freshman of the Year becoming the first Trojan in Troy’s DI history to earn a postseason award.
Rowe was a Third Team All-Sun Belt selection after finishing just outside of the top ten at the Sun Belt Championships last season. The sophomore finished 11th in 18:07.70 for a 5k personal record.
On the men’s side, Troy returns its top-runner in Mason Bennett. Bennett led the Trojans in three of the four meets last season, including at the Sun Belt Championships where he posted an 8k personal record.
Men: Mason Bennett, James Brake, Blake Vaughn
Women: Gracie Booher, Tanner Guest, Lauren Locke, Caroline Montini, Caroline Sall, Summer Williams

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