Cavaliers Take Undefeated Records Into Panorama Farms Invitational Virginia to race against nationally ranked competition Friday at 4
Press Release October 14, 2009
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Virginia menís and womenís cross
country teams will host the Panorama Farms Invitational on Friday at
Panorama Farms in Earlysville, Va. The women will toe the line at 4
p.m., followed by the men at 4:45 p.m.
Virginiaís womenís team brings a national ranking of No. 10 into the
weekend and is the top team in the Southeast Region. Senior Lauretta
Dezubay and junior Catherine White each won individual titles this
season to lead the women to back-to-back victories at the Lou Onesty
and George Mason Invitationals.
The Cavalier men are ranked No. 15 nationally and are the second-ranked
team in the Southeast Region. Virginia is coming off consecutive
victories to open the season and is led by junior All-American Emil
Heineking, who won individual titles at the Lou Onesty and George Mason
Three top-15 teams will compete for the title on the womenís side,
featuring No. 2 Villanova, No. 10 Virginia and No. 14 Duke. American,
Maryland, Richmond, Tennessee and Texas A&M will also field teams.
The menís race will feature four nationally ranked top-30 teams,
including No. 11 Syracuse, No. 15 Virginia, No. 24 Villanova and No. 26
Duke. Rounding out the field of competitors will be American, Belmont,
Maryland, Richmond, Tennessee and Texas A&M.
The first 100 children to arrive at Panorama Farms will receive a free
cross country t-shirt. In addition, a clinic for children ages
12-and-under will be held following the women's race at approximately