Cross country continues to impress despite a limited squad on Saturday

Cross country continues to impress despite a limited squad on Saturday

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Oct. 1, 2016)  Despite having a number of student-athletes out with injuries and battling illnesses, the Sewanee men and women's cross country teams performed well at the UAH Charger Invitational early Saturday morning.

Despite not having their fourth and fifth best performers, the men's team still led all non-scholarship programs by finishing fourth overall. Only NCAA Division II members UAH, West Alabama, and North Alabama led the Tigers. Overall, Sewanee defeated 11 other competitors.

Sophomore Jackson Goodwin led the Tigers with a ninth-place finish. Goodwin crossed the finish line with a time of 26:22.16 for a 5:19 pace. Senior Mark McAlister was just behind his teammate in 12th place with a time of 26:24.96 while classmate Logan Stockton finished with a mark of 26:34.97.

In the women's race, Sewanee finished ninth just behind Southern Athletic Association (SAA) rival Birmingham-Southern.

Despite being ill before the race, senior Katie Jannotta showed her toughness by finishing in 24th with a sub-20 minute time of 19:51.12. Fellow senior Elizabeth Haberstroh added a time of 20:56.90 while senior Charlotte Turner crossed the line in 21:18.70.

With numerous season and personal best times set at UAH, please click the results above for more information.

Sewanee returns to action in two weeks at the Berry College Invitational in Rome, Ga.

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