Photo by Robert Cifone
MEN'S RESULTS |
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. --- Carlow University men's and women's
cross country traveled to Michigan this weekend for a significant
NAIA meet Saturday.
Aquinas College hosted the event, and the women's 5k and men's
8k races were run at Riverside Park in Grand Rapids.
The races were divided into "maroon" and "white" groups to split
up the large field, which included a number of NAIA top 25-ranked
The Carlow women's team finished 15th of 17 in
the competitive field of 148 runners in the "white" race.
Carlow's sophomores took the lead on the
course. Rachel Jones (Holbrook, Pa.) led
the team with a time of 21:45 for an overall place of 53.
Kaitlynn Melvin (Belle Vernon, Pa.) finished
in 21:50 and Sydney Achtzehn (Greensburg,
Pa.) ran 24:10 to finish in the top three for Carlow.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University won the team title with 64
points, and Lexie Jackson of Indiana University Kokomo took the
individual title with a time of 18:50.
Carlow sent two men to compete in the 178-man field.
Evan Antes (SO/North Versailles, Pa.) ran
32:49 and Joseph Palmieri (JR/Pittsburgh,
Pa.) finished in 34:05.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University also won the men's team title
with 78 points, and Ben Martin of John Brown University won the
individual title with a time of 26:38.
Carlow University hosts the River States Conference Championship
on Nov. 9 at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh. The men's race begins at
10:30 a.m. and the women's race begins at 11:30 a.m., with the
awards ceremony to follow the completion of the women's race.
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