Men's Cross Country Report - Week 5

Men's Cross Country Report - Week 5

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Earlham College participated in the Millikin H.W. Wright Classic in Decatur, Illinois last Friday. The Quakers claimed a third place finish while the Fightin' Engineers earned the team title out of 10 teams.

The Fightin' Engineers were led by Matthew Stevenot, the junior won the Millikin Invitational individual championship with a time of 25:48 to defeat a field of 110 runners.

The Earlham Quakers' Bineyam Tumbo finished the race with a time of 26:49 and a fifth place finish.

Half of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men's cross country teams competed at the Greater Louisville Classic in Louisville, Kentucky last weekend.

Hanover College finished third out of 34 teams at the classic and the Panthers were led by Jacob Hedrick. The senior was the top HCAC and NCAA Division III finisher with an 8k time of 26:03.5 and a seventh place finish out of 276 runners at the Greater Louisville Classic.

Junior Daniel Baker led the Manchester men's cross country team to a sixth place finish at the classic. Baker finished the race with a time of 26:28.5 for a 16th place finish.

Franklin College, Mount St. Joseph University, and Transylvania University also participated in Louisville on Saturday. The Grizzlies placed 13th, while the Pioneers and Lions finished 25th and 28th, respectively, at the Greater Louisville Classic. 

Bluffton University and Defiance College traveled to Akron, Ohio to compete at the All-Ohio Championships. The Beavers placed 15th out of the field of 18, while the Yellow Jackets placed 18th.

Fri., September 28
Earlham
Millikin H.W. Wright Classic 3rd out of 10
@ Decatur, Ill.
Rose-Hulman
Millikin H.W. Wright Classic 1st out of 10
@ Decatur, Ill.
Sat., September 29
Bluffton
All-Ohio Championships 15th out of 18
@ Akron, Ohio
Defiance
All-Ohio Championships 18th out of 18
@ Akron, Ohio
Franklin
Greater Louisville Classic 13th out of 34
@ Louisville, Ky.
Hanover
Greater Louisville Classic 3rd out of 34
@ Louisville, Ky.
Manchester
Greater Louisville Classic 6th out of 34
@ Louisville, Ky.
Mount St. Joseph
Greater Louisville Classic 28th out of 34
@ Louisville, Ky.
Transylvania
Greater Louisville Classic 25th out of 34
@ Louisville, Ky.