O'Fallon, Ill, - The American Midwest Conference Cross Country Meet was held Friday, November 4th at the O'Fallon Family Sports Park. Missouri Baptist University claimed the women's title while the men's was won by Columbia College.
Central Baptist College participated for the first time in both races with its first-year Cross Country program. The Women's team finished 11th and the Men's 10th. Macy Burroughs led the women runners with a time of 21:49 in the 5k, finishing 24th overall out of 77. Kevin Perez (SO/Vilonia, AR) finished 59 of 89 to lead the men with a time of 35:24 in the 8k.
Macy Burroughs qualified for the NCCAA Nationals at an earlier meet and will be competing next week in Jackson, Ms.
Women's complete 5k finishes:
Macy Burroughs 21:49
Averi Ratliff 24:03
Hopi Horvat 30:03
Shelby Cuthbertson 30:37
Alyssa Fontillas 30:49
Blair Dicus 33:42
Men's complete 8k finishes:
Kevin Perez 35:24
Dalton Parker (FR/Benton, AR) 37:22
Timothy Turner (JR/Mayflower, Ark.) 37:25
Austin Patterson (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) 38:35
Scott Gracey (SR/Forrest City, AR) 40:36
Calvin Hodges (SR/Forrest City, AR) 44:13
Daniel Slusser 53.57
The Mustangs are coached by Cezar Terlea.