In its opening race of the season, NC State men’s cross country finished second out of 10 teams with a total of 58 points at the adidas XC Challenge at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. The race, since it is considered preseason, was a 6K rather than the typical 8K that NC State will run in throughout the season.

It’s another slow week for NC State home games, but you can still catch your Wolfpack football and cross country teams in action this weekend. 

Part two of Technician’s series counting down the top 18 moments for NC State in 2018 features big wins for wrestling and men’s soccer, a banner day for football at the NFL draft and a strong season for cross country.

Led by junior Elly Henes’ second straight All-American finish, the NC State cross country teams both finished in the top 15 of the NCAA Championships at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Course in Madison, Wisconsin on Saturday.

Two weeks after winning its third straight ACC title, the NC State women’s cross country team qualified for the NCAA Championships by winning its third straight NCAA Regional title in Fort Mill, South Carolina Friday.