Meridian Community College Cross Country is set for an exciting return in 2014, as MCC head coach Chip Gayden has announced the schedule for the fall season. The regular season features five races across Mississippi and Alabama.
“I am excited about the upcoming cross country season and the opportunities it gives our teams to succeed this season,” Gayden said. “With our schedule we wanted to increase the competition level each meet and we do that with the MC Season opener all the way to the Crimson Classic leading up to the NJCAA National Championship. We are excited to be competing at some of the great colleges and universities in Mississippi and also be invited to one of the best cross country meets in the country in the Crimson Classic hosted by the University of Alabama.”
MCC will make its long awaited return on Saturday Aug., 30. at the MC Season Opener in Clinton, MS hosted by Mississippi College. MCC will return to Clinton the following weekend for the Martin Epps Classic hosted by Jackson State University on Saturday Sept. 6. MCC will wrap up September with a trip to Cleveland, MS for the Delta State Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 6.
MCC opens the month of October on Friday, Oct. 3 back in Clinton at the Watson Ford Invitational hosted by Mississippi College. MCC will wrap up the regular season on Friday, Oct. 17 in Tuscaloosa, AL at the Crimson Classic hosted by the University of Alabama.
The season will wrap up for MCC on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the NJCAA National Championship meet in Levelland, TX hosted by South Plains College.