Allison with strong performance in season opener

Allison with strong performance in season opener

BOONE, N.C. - The Mars Hill Lions men's cross country team kicked off their season at the Covered Bridge Cross Country Meet hosted by Appalachian State Friday evening.  Noah Allison finished 25th overall and 2nd in D-II with a time of 26:57.50.

Despite uncooperative conditions, the team put together a solid effort.  The Lions finished third out of six non-Division I teams.

Other top Lions' finishers were Brandon Beard in 37th, Nick Resor in 61st and Jared Stanley in 77th.

Mars Hill will be back in action on Saturday, September 9, as they will partake at the Furman Invitational in Greenville, South Carolina.  The race is set to begin at 9 a.m.