HANOVER, Ind. – The Hanover men's cross country teams will kick off the 2019 season with a trip to Franklin for the Grizzly Invitational.
Senior Hayden Veach (Shelbyville, Ind.) will look to pace the Panthers this season after finishing eighth at last year's HCAC Conference Championship. The senior was placed among the league's runners to watch alongside teammates Cooper Hanson (Greenfield, Ind.), Andy Vilardo (Bloomington, Ind.), Andrew Clegg (Indianapolis, Ind.) and Michael Taylor (Anderson, Ind.).
In the 2019 HCAC Preseason Coaches' Poll, the Panthers captured their fifth consecutive top three mark after garnering 64 points.
The season opening race will be held at Blue River Park, the home course of the Franklin Grizzlies, with the first race set for 10:00 a.m.