Cross Country Teams Finish Second at Mountaintop Invitational

Cross Country Teams Finish Second at Mountaintop Invitational

Men's Results | Women's Results

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. - The Sewanee cross country teams racked up second place finishes at the Mountaintop Invitational, hosted by Covenant College on Friday evening.

Sewanee Women's Cross Country: Finished 2nd out of 5 teams
Sewanee Men's Cross Country: Finished 2nd out of 4 teams
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-The women's team finished in second place ahead of the hosts.

-Maren Czura (13:42.25) and Avery Jordan (13:54.53) finished in the top 10 with eighth and ninth place finishes, respectively.

-Ann Chapman Haynes (14:14.79), Meg Legro (14:23.44), Hannah Faulkner (14:28.48), Adriana Hibarra (14:50.03) and Perry Gresham (14:59.17) finished 12th to 16th in the two-mile event.

-Other finishers include Constance Ambler (15:13.74), Sophia Harnew-Spradley (15:49.43), Mary Ackerly (15:54.53), Haley Hubert (16:29.20), Kathryn Civils (17:53.56) and Patricia Hammet (18:30.06).

-The Purple and Gold finished in second behind Covenant, who is ranked No. 10 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) South/Southeast preseason region poll.

-Jack Barganier (17:55.40) and Bram Atkins (18:04.02) finished seventh and ninth, respectively, in the 5K race.

-Ash Midyett (18:40.32) and Ben Murray (19:16.50) finished 14th and 18th in the event.

-Other finishers include Henry Fisher (20:54.46), Rob Ritchie (20:58.30) and Henry Fields (21:43.91).

Head Coach Jeff Heitzenrater
We competed well as a group, and now have a team to add to the "we can beat them" list for the region meet in Covenant. We have a great start, and now it is time to build from there.

The Tigers will next run on Sept. 15 at the University of Montevallo.

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