SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee cross country teams opened the 2017 season with the 36th Sewanee Invitational at The Course at Sewanee on Saturday morning.
On the women's side, the 4K event was opposed by Dalton State (Ga.), where Sewanee defeated the Road Runners in the meet. The Tigers finished with 27 points, while the Road Runners had 28 points.
On the men's side, the team split into two, Sewanee Purple and Sewanee Gold. Owen Legrone won the event with a 19:50.8 time in the 6K for Sewanee Purple.
Ash Midyett finished with a 20:52.1 time to lead the Gold squad and finished second overall.
The teams will next travel to Huntsville, Ala. to compete in the UAH Chargers Invitational on Sept. 9.