It was the first cross country meet of the season for both teams.
The Bisons trailed only Middle Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee in the team standings. Sophomore Tim Muller led the Bisons, finishing fifth with a time of 15:45.30 over the 5-K course.
Three other Bisons finished in the top 20. Sophomore Isaiah Greer was 11th with a time of 16:02.10. Sophomore Mike Yang placed 15th with a time of 16:09.59. Sophomore Jeff Musick was 19th with a time of 16:14.27.
The Lady Bisons were paced by freshman Danielle Walker with a 12th place effort with a time of 14:49.61.
Three other Lady Bisons crossed the finish line in the top 20. Freshman Tess Hoefle was 16th with a time of 14:53.28. Junior Ashley Lehman finished 18th with a time of 14:55.79. Freshman Alex Newby was 19th with a time of 14:56.79.
Vanderbilt finished first in the women's division followed by Western Kentucky and Alabama.