FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach Christian Morrison announced the 2014 schedule on Friday. The Pioneers will run in nine meets this season, beginning with the Stony Brook Invitational on August 30.
On September 13, Sacred Heart will compete at the Minuteman Invitational hosted by UMass. The Pioneers will then run in the CCSU Ted Owen Invitational on September 27 at Stanley Quarter Park in New Britain, the site of the Northeast Conference Championship. After running in the New England Championships in Boston on October 11, Sacred Heart will compete at the Princeton Invitational on Oct. 18.
The Pioneers will run in the CCSU Mini Meet on Friday, October 24 at Stanley Quarter Park before racing there on November 1 in the NEC Championships. The women's cross country team won the NEC title last season, it's first since 2005, while the men's team placed fifth. The NCAA Northeast Regional will be held at Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, N.Y. on November 14, with the ECAC/IC4A Cross Country Championships also being held at Van Cortlandt Park on November 22. The women's cross country team finished second at last season's ECAC Championship and has placed in the top-five in four of the last five years.