The Youngstown State men's and women's cross country teams will compete in six and seven races, respectively, before heading to the Horizon League Championships in Kenosha, Wis., on Oct. 27, Head Coach Brian Gorby announced.
The Penguins open the 2018 campaign at the Duquesne Duals on Sept. 1 before heading to the 50th Annual Tommy Evans Invitational at the University of Akron on Sept. 8.
YSU then heads to the Michigan State Invitational on Sept. 14 and two weeks later the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational on Sept. 28. The Penguins will also run at the All-Ohio meet at Akron on Sept. 29.
The following week, the women will run at the Disney World Classic in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 6.
After a two-week hiatus, the men will participate at the pre-nationals at the University of Wisconsin while the women will run at the Canisius Alumni Open on Oct. 13.
Two weeks later the Penguins will compete for the Horizon League Championships.
The NCAA Great Lakes Regional hosted by Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Ind., is Nov. 3, while the NCAA Cross Country Championship will be held Nov. 17, in Madison, Wis.