Cross Country - Thu, Jul. 22, 2010

Dakota State University's first-year cross country head coach Michael Nekuda has announced the 2010 schedule. The Trojans will compete in five regular season meets before competing in the postseason.

The Trojans will open their 2010 campaign on the road. DSU will compete in the Dakota Wesleyan Invitational in Mitchell, S.D. on Friday, Sept. 3 at 4 p.m.

DSU will have a week off before preparing their home meet of the season, the Dakota State University/Herb Blakely Invitational, on Sept. 18 at 10:30 a.m. at the Madison Country Club.

The Dakota Athletic Conference (DAC) championship meet will be held in Jamestown, N.D., hosted by Jamestown College, on Nov. 5. The Trojan men's cross country captured their first ever DAC conference crown last fall.

The NAIA Cross Country National Championships will take place in Vancouver, Wash. on Nov. 20.

Below is the 2010 schedule for Trojans' cross country:

Date Meet Time (CT) Location
Sept. 3 Dakota Wesleyan Invitational 4:00 p.m. Mitchell, S.D.
Sept. 18 DSU/Herb Blakely Invitational 10:30 a.m. Madison, S.D.
Sept. 25 University of Minnesota/Roy Griak Invitational 9:45 a.m. St. Paul, Minn.
Oct. 9 Briar Cliff Invitational 2:00 p.m. McCook Lake, S.D.
Oct. 23 Mount Marty/Graphic Edge Invitational 10:00 a.m. Yankton, S.D.
Nov. 5 DAC Cross Country Championships 11:00 a.m. Jamestown, N.D.
Nov. 20 NAIA Cross Country National Championships 12:30 p.m. Vancouver, Wash.

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

  • Nov. 7 - Men's Cross Country @ North Star Athletic Association/Frontier Conference Qualifying Meet - 5th of 9
  • Oct. 25 - Men's Cross Country @ Mount Marty (S.D.) Invitational - 9th of 16
  • Oct. 11 - Men's Cross Country @ Briar Cliff (Iowa) Invitational - 9th of 10
  • Oct. 4 - Men's Cross Country @ South Dakota State University Classic - 9th of 9
  • Sep. 20 - Men's Cross Country @ Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) Invitational - 4th of 5
  • Sep. 13 - Men's Cross Country @ Herb Blakely Invitational - No Team Score