Tech cross country teams run Saturday at Furman Invitational

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- On the heels of her third OVC Runner of the Week honor, senior Stephanie Place will lead the Tennessee Tech cross country teams into action Saturday at the Furman Invitational. The meet, which will be held on the Furman Golf Course on campus, will feature a large field of teams -- 18 men's teams will run in the 8K event beginning at 10:30 a.m. CDT, while the starting line for the women's race will include 19 teams. The starting gun is scheduled to sound at 11 a.m.

Tennessee Tech's cross country teams will return to action Friday.

Among the top schools joining Furman and Tennessee Tech will be College of Charleston, Marshall, Samford, North Florida and Wofford.

Results of the meet and photos from the event will be posted on, the official Tech athletics website.