HAVERFORD, Pa. - The Haverford College men's and women's cross country programs have announced their 2022 fall meet schedules. The schedule includes four home meets, culminating with the 2022 Centennial Conference Championships.
The women's and men's squads stay home in the opening two weeks of the season. The Alumni/Alumnae Open races take place on Saturday, September 3. The women's race is slated for a 5 p.m. start that day with the men's race to follow at approximately 5:30 p.m. The Main Line Invitational is then slated for Friday, September 16 as the women's race also kicks off at 5 p.m. that afternoon ahead of the men's race at approximately 5:30 p.m.
Both teams later head to the historic Paul Short Run, one of the largest and most prestigious meets on the Eastern Seaboard, hosted by Lehigh University on Friday, September 30. A portion of the men's team will participate in the Dan Talbot Invitational the following day (Oct. 1) at Rose Tree Park in Media. The women's team will travel alone on October 15 to participate in the Rowan Border Battle. That same weekend, the men's team will send runners to the Connecticut College Invitational and the Jack Saint Clair Invite at Belmont Plateau.
A late-season home meet, the Haverford Invitational is set for October 21, with races scheduled for 5 p.m and 5:30 p.m. This year, Haverford will play host to the 2022 Centennial Conference championships on October 29. The women's race is slated for 11 a.m. with the men's race to follow at approximately noon.
The men's and women's cross country teams will enter year two as the defending champions of the newly formed Metro Region and compete at the NCAA Division III Metro Region Championships, hosted by DeSales University on November 12.
The NCAA Division III National Championship is slated for the campus of Michigan State in East Lansing, Michigan.
The women's team has qualified to the NCAA Championships as a team 18 times while being represented by individuals on 11 other occasions. In 2021, the men's squad advanced to the NCAA Championship for the 28th consecutive season and the women's team finished 24th with two athletes earning All-American honors.
Fans are encouraged to keep up to date with HaverfordAthletics.com and @HCFords_Sports on Twitter for the latest fall schedule and competition updates.