WSC women ninth, men sixth at Briar Cliff Invite
The Wayne State cross country teams ran well Saturday in the Briar Cliff Invitational, held at the Adams Nature Preserve in McCook Lake, S.D.
In women’s action Molly McCartney recorded a 26th place finish to lead the Wildcats, who finished ninth out of 13 teams with a team score of 264 points. Her time was 20:26 in the 162-woman race.
Other Wildcat runners were Kim Lowman (66th, 22:03), Brianna Crouch (96th, 22:52), Josephine Peitz (113th, 23:26), Sabrina Sack (130th, 24:09) and Mary Alderson (146th, 26:17).
In men’s action, Antoine Bardou placed eighth to lead the Wayne State men to a sixth-place finish with 160 points.
Bardou covered the 8,000-meter course in a time of 26:17 to lead the Wildcats, while Jack Doughty was 28th at 27:14 and Isaias Solorio finished right behind in 32nd at 27:25.
Also running were Brock Hegarty (54th, 28:12), Nathan Pearson (82nd, 29:07), Bailey Peckhan (92nd, 29:20) and Nathan Hiemer (130th, 31:38).
The next meet for Wayne State College will be Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Northern Sun Conference Championships in Glyndon, Minn., hosted by MSU Moorhead.