Cross country teams will start 2018 season with home meet

WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College men's and women's cross country teams open at home and have a number of meets close to Waterville during the 2018 season.

The Mules have their traditional Class Wave Races with Bates College on Saturday, Sept. 8, in the lone home meet of the season.
 
After a week off, the Mules will compete at the University of Maine at Augusta Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 22. Colby finishes the month of September with the Maine State Championships at Bowdoin College on Saturday, Sept. 29.
 
Colby, after a weekend off, heads to Connecticut College for an invitational on Saturday, Oct. 13. The Mules then compete at the Thomas College Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 20. 
 
Championship weekends start with the New England Small College Athletic Conference meet at Franklin Park on Saturday, Oct. 27. 
 
The Mules head back to Franklin Park on Sunday, Nov. 4, for the USATF New England Championships. Colby receives a nice opportunity to stay close to home for the NCAA New England Region Championships at Bowdoin on Saturday, Nov. 10. 
 
The NCAA Division III Championships take place Saturday, Nov. 17, at Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne, Wis.
 
Colby Cross Country Schedules (men and women)
SEPTEMBER
Sat. 8             Bates (dual)                                                                 10:30 a.m.
Sat. 22           University of Maine at Augusta Invitational                      TBA  
Sat. 29           Maine State Championships at Bowdoin                           2:30 p.m.   
OCTOBER
Sat. 13           Connecticut College Invitational                                      12 p.m.
Sat. 20           Thomas Invitational                                                       TBA
Sat. 27           NESCAC Championships at Franklin Park (Tufts host)        12 p.m. 
NOVEMBER
Sun. 4            USATF New England Championships at Franklin Park        TBA 
Sat. 10           New England Region Championships at Bowdoin              11 a.m.
Sat. 17           NCAA Championships at Winneconne, Wis.                      11 a.m.