Weekend Watch 11/11/11 — Preview this weekend’s Briton sports action

Many Albion College athletic teams will be competing this weekend. Here’s a preview of what to expect from the Britons.

Cross Country

The Albion College Cross Country program will compete in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships on Nov. 12. In Oberlin, Ohio. The women run at 11 a.m. while the men run at 12 p.m.

Albion’s men’s squad is ranked 5th in its region, while the women are ranked 9th.  Only the top four teams in each regional meet advance to the NCAA Championship.

Swimming and Diving

The Britons have a home meet versus Olivet College on Nov. 12 at 11:00 a.m.

Olivet defeated Albion’s men’s team 265-65 in a non-MIAA meet at Olivet on Oct. 29. However, the Brit’s women’s squad triumphed over the Comets in that meet 168-163.


The Briton’s are set to host Trine University on Nov. 12 at 1:00 p.m.

Albion has already qualified for the NCAA Tournament, but can claim sole possession of the MIAA Championship with a victory on Saturday.

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