Only one ACCAC cross country team opened it's 2019 season Saturday, Mesa. The T-Birds competed in the University of New Mexico Lobo Invitational.
MCC competed primarily against NCAA Division I competition. For the Mesa men, Flynn Fuhrmann placed eighth overall with a 5,000-meter time of 15:56.88. On the women's side Ellis Collins was 21st with a 20:05.01 time for 5,000 meters.
It is the same course that will host the NJCAA national championships in November.