Wolfpack Cross Country Teams Open Season With Wins

Brett Friedlander

NC State's men's and women's cross country teams kicked off their 2020 seasons with wins on Friday, besting the competition at the Virginia Tech Invitational against Virginia Tech and Duke.

The Wolfpack took the top five spots and seven of the top 10 in the 6K women's race. Wofford transfer Hannah Steelman made her debut for State at the tri-meet by taking the individual title with a tine of 20:36.2.

In the men's race, four of the top five individual finishers were members of the Wolfpack, led by redshirt senior Joe Bistritz, who claimed the individual title in 24:37.3. Graduate student JP Flavin took second with junior Ian Shanklin playing third.

Here are all the details from the Wolfpack's sports communications department ...