DIVISION I

Sept. 2 -- Florida State Seminoles at Covered Bridge Open in Boone, N.C.

Sept. 3 -- Providence Friars at UNH Dual Meet in Durham, N.H.

Sept. 3 -- New Mexico Lobos at Lobo Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M.

DIVISION II

Sept. 3 -- Hawaii Pacific Sea Warriors at Hawaii Pacific Invitational in Ka'a'awa, Hawaii

Sept. 2 -- Augusta (S.D.) Vikings at Augie Twilight in Sioux Falls, S.D.

DIVISION III

Sept. 2 -- Johns Hopkins Blue Jays at Baltimore Metro Invitational in Cockeysville, Md.

Sept. 3 -- Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags at Nationball Classic in Santa Barbara, Calif.

DIVISION I
Kimaiyo

Risper Kimaiyo
UTEP
Junior

Key Notes: Kimaiyo is a two time All-American. She finished fourth in last year’s national championship and is the two-time Conference USA champion. Other individual honors she has earned are 2010 Mountain Regional and Conference USA Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Year and 2009 Conference USA Freshman of the Year.

Other Runners to Watch: New Mexico's Ruth Senior, New Mexico's Natalie Gray, Providence's Shelby Greany, Florida State's Jessica Parny, Stanford's Kathy Kroger, Colorado's Laura Tremblay, Colorado's Shayla Kipp, Texas Tech's Rose Tanui.

DIVISION II
Spence

Neely Spence
Shippensburg
Senior

Key Notes: Spence won last year's national championship for the first time in Shippensburg history and led it to an eight-place finish. As a freshman in 2008, she was the runner-up and was the Pennslyvania State Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year.  In 2009 she was the USATF Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Year.

Other Runners to Watch: Augustana (S.D.)'s Kristin Brondbo, Augustana (S.D.)'s Runa Falch, Alaska Anchorage's Ruth Keino, Alaska Anchorage's Miriham Kipng'eno, Millersville's Elicia Anderson, Southern Indiana's Jackie Henderson, American International's Jeptui Cherutich.

DIVISION III
Tavé

Jennifer Tavé
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Senior

Key Notes: Tavé finished in sixth place at last year's NCAA championship. Her time of 21:22.9 is the best time in school history and helped Claremont to finish in 19th place in the team race. She also finished second in the West Regional meet and is a two-time All-American.

Other Runners to Watch: Johns Hopkins' Cecilia Furlong, Whittier's Michelle Callaway, Rowan's Jena Peacock, Ohio Northern's Alison Steinbrunner, Wellesley's Randelle Boots, SUNY Geneso's Marissa Liberati, Washington's (MO) Elizabeth Phillips.

DIVISION I

Georgetown begins the season ranked No. 1 for the first time in program history.  The Hoyas returns six NCAA championship runners from last season.

The top-five finishers from last year's NCAA championship all return this season. Risper Kamaiyo (UTEP) and Rose Tanui (Texas Tech) are in action this weekend.

New Mexico opens its season Saturday ranked second, the highest ranking in school history. The Lobos return both 2010 All-American runners.

DIVISION II

Alaska Anchorage returns two All-American performers. The Seawolves look to improve on last year's sixth-place NCAA championship finish.

Augustana (S.D) opens the year hosting the Augie Twilight invitational Friday night. The Vikings enter the year ranked sixth.

DIVISION III

John's Hopkins returns an All-American from last year's team that finished seventh in the NCAA championshp.  Blue Jays open their season Friday at the Baltimore Metro Invitational.

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps has qualified for the NCAA championship the last three seasons. This year the Athenas look for a fourth consecutive trip and aim to improve on their 20th-place finish.