October 13, 2022

Noles Ready For Tough Test on Friday

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Tallahassee, Fla.   –  The NR/No.24 Florida State cross country teams will split up and compete in two races on Friday.

The Crimson Classic will start at 9:30 a.m., with the men’s 8k, followed by the women’s 6k at 10:20 a.m., at the Harry Pritchett Running Course in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Later in the day, the women will start off the championship heats of the Nuttycombe Invitational at 1:20 p.m., racing the 6k, followed by the men’s 8k at 2 p.m., at the Zimmer Championship Course in Madison, Wisconsin.

A total of 55 teams will step to the line in Madison with a national ranking or receiving votes, including the 24th-ranked women’s team.

“The Nuttycombe Invite is annually the best regular season meet,” FSU head coach Bob Braman said. “Most of the top 10 squads will be racing. We need to be at our best if we’re going to pick up key at-large wins.”


Nuttycombe Invitational

No. 1/No. 5 BYU

No. 2/No. 8 Stanford

No. 3/No. 4 Northern Arizona

No. 5/NR Tulsa

No. 6/ No. 28 Wisconsin

No. 8/No. 7 Colorado

No. 9/No. 15 Syracuse

No. 10/No. 11 North Carolina

No. 11/RV Iowa State

No. 12/NR Air Force

No. 13/No. 10 Notre Dame

No. 14 Arkansas (Women)

No. 14/RV Gonzaga

No. 16/NR Princeton

No. 17 Villanova (men)

No. 20/No. 30 Harvard

No. 23/No. 23 Utah State

No. 24/No. 21 Oregon

No. 26/No. 9 Washington

No. 27/No. 17 Michigan State

No. 28/No. 13 Georgetown

RV/NR Duke

RV/ No. 24 Furman

RV Iona (Men)

RV/No. 18 Michigan

NR/No. 1 NC State

NR/ No. 2 New Mexico

No. 12 Utah (Women)

NR/ No. 16 Providence

NR/ No. 19 Utah Valley

NR/No. 22 Colorado St.

NR/ No. 24 Florida State

NR/ RV Boise State

NR/ RV Minnesota

NR/ RV Oregon State

NR/ RV Toledo

RV Portland


Santa Clara (Men)

The meet will be streamed via RunnerSpace. Both meets will have live timing provided by PrimeTiming.

Crimson Classic

No.NR/No. 6 Alabama

NR/ No. 24 Florida State

Alabama A&M (Women)

Alcorn State




FIU (Women)


Jackson State


Louisiana Tech

Middle Tennessee State

Mississippi State (Women)



Shelton State CC (Men)

South Alabama

South Carolina (Women)


Southern Mississippi (Women)

Wallace State


The Last Time Out

Florida State hosted the FSU Invite on Oct.7 at the Apalachee Regional Park.

The Seminoles placed second in the men’s 8k (87 points) and the women’s took fourth (152 points) in the 5k. Both teams saw most athletes run personal bests, including Jane Eiselstein was chosen as the ACC Women’s Freshman of the Week on Tuesday.

In her first outing in the Garnet and Gold, Eiselstein was the third Seminole to cross the finish line at the FSU Invite, placing 27th behind a personal best of 18:20.3.

Eiselstein is the first to win the honor since Alyson Churchill took home the weekly recognition in October of 2020.

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