Lions MXC at Eagles Invite

Lions MXC at Eagles Invite

Race Recap
The Lions Women's Cross Country team sent four runners to the Eagles Invite at Faith Baptist Bible College this past weekend, where there was five NCCAA DII schools represented, Faith Baptist Bible College, Maranatha Baptist University, Barclay College, Oak Hills Christian College and Trinity bible College. Freshman Chloe Thurber finished in 2nd place and posted the fastest time for the Lions 21:40 finishing just 8 seconds behind the winner. Senior Rachel Seidel finished with a time of 24:10 which qualifies her for the NCCAA Nationals meet in November. Sophomore Rachel Church finished in 9th place with a time of 25:38 and freshman runner Arianna Bigart finished with a time of 26:46 in 11th place.

The Lions Men's Cross Country team sent a full team of five runners to the Eagles Invite at Faith Baptist Bible College this past weekend, where there was five NCCAA DII schools represented, Faith Baptist Bible College, Maranatha Baptist University, Barclay College, Oak Hills Christian College and Trinity bible College Freshman runner Kaleb Renfro finished in 7th place with a time of 33:49. Sophomore Sam Jacob finished in 11th place with a time of 37:26, while freshman Sam Maruszewski ran a time of 37:26 placing in 14th. Freshman runner Michael Waldner finished with a time of 40:56 in 20th and Freshman Marcus Staley finished with a time of 49:41 in 27th.

NOTES                                      
- Chloe Thurber's time of 21:40 finished 2nd place just 8 seconds behind the winner.
- Kaleb Renfro finished in 7th place for the men just a few minutes behind the winner.
-Rachel Seidel is the 2nd runner form the women's team and the 3rd Lions runner this year to qualifying for NCCAA Nationals.  

Race Time's

Name

Time

Lions Men's XC

8K

Kaleb Renfro

33:49

Sam Jacob

35:32

Sam Maruszewski

37:26

Michael Waldner

40:56

Marcus Staley

59:41

Lions Women's XC

5K

Chloe Thurber

21:40

Rachel Church

25:38

Rachel Seidel

24:10

Arianna Bigart

26:46