On October 22,2018, the men's and women's cross country teams competed in the Bluefield/Mercer Cup. The men's cross country team finished the 8K race in 1st with a total team time of 2:34:39.0. Theo Schell, a freshman for Bluefield State, led the team coming in 1st with a total time of 27:44.0. The Women's team finished the 5K race in 2nd with a total team time of 2:04:19.0. Paula Saez, a freshman for Bluefiled State, led the team coming in 3rd with a total time of 21:58.0.