Cross country teams host meet Friday at Southern Hills

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech's men's and women's cross country teams will return to action Friday by hosting the TTU Invitational at Southern Hills Golf Course in Cookeville. The meet is set to get underway at 3 p.m. with the women's 5K event, followed by the men's 8K race at 3:45 p.m.

Tech's runner have had two weeks to prepare for the event, after running most recently at the Vanderbilt Invitational on Sept. 20.

A field of eight men's and eight women's teams is expected to run Friday, with the host Golden Eagles joined by squads from Montavallo (Ala.), North Alabama, Reinhardt College, Maryville, Milligan, Tennessee State and Evansville.

Results of the meet and photos from the event will be posted on, the official Tech athletics website.