It looks like a challenging schdedule for Oregon State's Cross Country team!
Oregon State cross country along with head coach Louie Quintana announced the 2018 schedule . The schedule features six regular season events that include three races in Oregon.
The Beavers get started on Saturday, Sept. 1 in their first of three races inside their home state at the Portland State Opener. The meet is to be held at Blue Lake Park in Fairview, Ore. with the women’s 4,000-meter race beginning at 10 a.m.
The following weekend Oregon State heads up to Seattle for the annual Sundodger Invitational hosted by the University of Washington on Saturday, Sept. 8. Last season the Beavers were the runners-up as some of the best teams in the West meet here every year at Lincoln Park in West Seattle for an early season showdown.
The Beavers have a nearly three-week break after the Sundodger Invitational before heading to the Nuttycombe Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin on Friday, Sept. 28. The race will be held at Zimmer Cross Country Course in Madison, Wis., which is also the site for this year’s NCAA Cross Country Championships on Nov. 17.
A contingent of Beavers will run that same weekend in Oregon at the Charles Bowles Invitational hosted by Willamette University on Sept. 29. This is the first time that Oregon State has run at this meet in Salem since the 2015 season.
Two weeks later the Beavers run in the Bronco Invitational hosted by Santa Clara University for the second consecutive year. The race is slated to be held at the Baylands Regional Park, the same place where OSU finished in 3rd a year ago.
Oregon State concludes the regular season at the Beaver Classis hosted by the OSU Running Club at Avery Park in Corvallis on Saturday, Oct. 20.
This year’s Pac-12 Championships are hosted by Stanford at the Stanford Golf Course on Friday, Oct. 26. For the second consecutive year the Pac-12 Championships will be live streamed by Pac-12 Networks.
The NCAA West Regional Championships are on Friday, Nov. 9 at Haggin Oaks Golf Course in Sacramento, Calif. The NCAA Championships are on Nov. 17 at the Zimmer Cross Country Course in Madison, Wis.