Dakota State has released the Cross Country 2021 schedule. DSU hosts the 19th annual Herb Blakely Invitational at the Madison Country Club in their season opener on September 11. On September 24, the Trojans will participate in the Roy Griak Invitational in St. Paul, MN. The team starts October at the Briar Cliff Invitational in North Sioux City, SD and will finish the month at the Mount Marty Invitational in Yankton. Coach Anthony Drealand enters his ninth season as head coach. The men’s team has four NSAA All-Conference runners returning from last season: Martin Bailey, Tyler Kennedy, Taylor Myers, and Evan Slominski. The women’s team has Jacia Christiansen, Jada Anderson, and Juliette Rios returning for the Trojans.