BEREA, Ky. - McMurry University's cross country teams got in a good tune-up heading into next month's National Christian College Athletics Association championships, running at the Berea College Southeastern Classic on Saturday. The War Hawk women were fourth out of 10 teams, while the McM men placed eighth of 12 teams.
Lauren Peery was McMurry's top women's finisher for the third-consecutive meet, covering the 5K course in a time of 20:00.24 minutes, good enough for 15th place. Teammate CeCe Ramirez was immediately behind Peery in 16th place (20:18.35).
Mary Affleck crossed the line in a time of 20:23.85, finishing in 21st place. She was followed by Alyssa Fields in 27th (20:35.20) and Chantel Ruffin in 42nd (21:29.43). Brittney McGuire was 45th in a time of 21:42.50.
Michael Dowd once again was the first finisher for McMurry's men. Dowd finished the 8K race in a time of 26:44.41 minutes. Dowd was 20th in the overall finish.
Bo Porter was 30th overall in a clocking of 27:04.47. He was followed by War Hawk teammates Shane Floyd in 43rd (27:46.78) and Hector Flores in 46th (27:49.21). Trent Fulk rounded out the McM top-five in 47th place (27:57.73).
Information provided by McMurry athletics department.
- Brownwood domestic violence shelter holding candlelight vigil Thursday
- Brownwood breaks four month slide in sales tax collections
- Brownwood man faces backlash for controversial Halloween display
- Brownwood traffic stop leads to arrest of Abilene man, 21, with 42 grams of meth
- Family, friends of Brownwood man express grief after body found, ID'd
Copyright 2016 by KTXS All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
- Football Friday Night: Latest scores from Abilene, the Big Country
- Brookesmith ISD board appoints acting principal in wake of superintendent stepping down
- Brookesmith ISD superintendent steps down amid talk of consolidation with another district
- Judge tweaks sentences for couple convicted of murdering Abilene police officer
- Brookesmith ISD meeting on possible consolidation gets heated