LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Week six was a busy one for Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's cross country programs as seven squads toed the line, highlighted by Schreiner, Southwestern, Texas Lutheran and Trinity competing at the University of Incarnate Word Invitational.
At the University of Incarnate Word meet, Southwestern was the highest ranking SCAC program, placing fifth overall in the meet. The Pirates were led by junior Josh Im, who placed 10th after completing the 8K in 26:57.6. Im was followed closely by John Hattan who finished the race in 27:01.8 and placed 11th.
Trinity turned in an eighth-place performance at the meet. Sophomore Jack Powers was the top finisher for the Tigers who came in 36th with a time of 28:53.4. Junior Caleb Calderon crossed the line at 27:42.8 and placed 19th to lead Texas Lutheran to a ninth-place finish. Schreiner placed 11th with freshman Refugio Montelongo completing the course in 30:18.2.
Dallas competed at the University of Ozarks Invitational where the Crusaders finished second as a team. Sophomore Joseph Kilmer led UD with a third-place finish in the 8K with a time of 28:51.1. Also turning in a top-10 performance was junior John James who ran a 29:36.0, good for fifth place.
Austin College competed at the ETBU Tiger Invitational where they placed fifth overall. Freshman RJ Navarro led the Roos' after posting a sixth-place performance by completing the 8K in 28:10.2.
Junior Adam Mahler placed 70th in the Metro State Road Runner Invitational 8K after clocking in at 27:33.4 to lead Colorado College to an 11th place team finish.
The men's cross-country regular season concludes next weekend as all nine programs are in action highlighted by Dallas who will host Austin College, Schreiner and Southwestern for the University of Dallas Invitational.
This Week's Results:
|Sat. 6||Austin College||ETBU Tiger Invitational||8:45 pm||5th of 10 teams|
|Colorado College||Metro State Road Runner Invitational||9:00 am||11th of 12 teams|
|University of Dallas||University of the Ozarks Invitational||9:40 am||2nd of 4 teams|
|Schreiner University||University of Incarnate Word Invitational||8:00 am||11th of 11 teams|
|Southwestern University||University of Incarnate Word Invitational||8:00 am||5th of 11 teams|
|Texas Lutheran University||University of Incarnate Word Invitational||8:00 am||9th of 11 teams|
|Trinity University||University of Incarnate Word Invitational||8:00 am||8th of 11 teams|