Spartans Begin Season Friday at Covered Bridge Open

August 28, 2014 at 10:17 am

The USC Upstate cross country team kicks off its 2014 season Friday evening in Boone, N.C. with the Covered Bridge Open hosted by Appalachian State.

The women’s race begins the days’ events at 5 p.m. followed by the men at 5:30 p.m. The races will be held at the App State Farm Field.

“We are excited to get the season started and really evaluate what type of shape we are in,” said associate head coach Carson Blackwelder, who is entering his sixth season at Upstate. “The men will run a four-mile course which will be a change for them and something different to get the season started.

Read more about the cross country team.