The final of the Atlantic Sun's fall sports begins on Tuesday with the first cross country meets of the season. ETSU's men and Belmont's women enter as the preseason favorites, each returning last year's individual champion. Kenneth Rotich defends his men's title for the Buccaneers while the Bruins' Brittany Thune seeks to repeat as the conference's top female runner. The head coaches from two programs sat down for interviews to preview the upcoming year.
Men's Cross Country Preseason Favorite - ETSU
Head Coach Dave Walker
Women's Cross Country Preseason Favorite - Belmont
Head Coach Seth Sheridan