(AGENPARL) – MONROE (LOUISIANA), dom 18 ottobre 2020
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The ULM men’s and women’s cross country teams each finished in sixth place at the Little Rock Open Saturday at War Memorial Park.
The ULM women totaled 156 points to finish in sixth place. Missouri State took the team title with 29 points. The Warhawk men amassed 138 points to finish in sixth. Central Arkansas won the men’s race with 26 points.
In the women’s 5K race, senior Benadine Chelimo paced the Warhawks, finishing 12th overall in 19:22.2. She was followed by freshman Eliana Battle in 19th place in 19:52.2. Sophomore Kaye-Loni Bowden was 48th in 22:14.5, and sophomore Kirstin Elrod was right behind her in 50th place in 22:24.0. Sophomore Trinity Walker rounded out the ULM runners in 57th place in 23:19.1.
In the men’s 8K race, senior Kevin Dietrich led the Warhawks for the second-consecutive race in 27:59.0, good for 18th place. Senior Eric Hawkins was 25th in 28:41.3. Sophomore Gabe Wilcox was 32nd in 29:52.6. Sophomore Adrian Harris placed 36th in 30:15.8. Sophomore Jaylen Wade wrapped up the team scoring in 41st in 31:23.6. Senior Logan Malone followed in 42nd in 32:15.5. Freshman Reid Guirlando rounded out the Warhawk runners in 44th in 34:28.0.
“Both the men and women raced well on a challenging course against Sun Belt competition,” ULM cross country coach David Silversmith said. “I am happy for both Benadine and Kevin with their races today. I’m excited to see what we can do in two weeks at the Sun Belt Championships.”
ULM is back on the course in two weeks at the Sun Belt Conference Championships in Mobile, Alabama.