LC Cross Country Finish Strong at ISU
September 17, 2012
The cross country team competed at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships hosted by ISU.
There were over 40 teams represented at this meet. The men’s team placed 11th in the College division and first among two year programs. The women’s team placed 19th in the college division and 6th among two year programs. The men’s team was lead by Albert Murrey (Durham, NC). He placed 59th with a time of 26:15 for the 5 mile course. Other running in the top 5 were Luke Padeskey (Moline, IL – 74th), Alek Stojanvic (Moline, IL – 109th), Jordan Staley (Clinton Township, MI – 111th) and Taylor Singleton (South Pekin, IL – 147th).
The ladies team was lead again by Hannah Singleton (South Pekin, IL). She ran the 3.1 mile course in 20:11 and placed 78th. Others running in the top 5 for the ladies was Victoria Heller (Mapleton, IL – 104th), Tykeshia Thompson (Akron, OH – 161st), Rachel Whittaker (Akron, OH – 174th), and Kayla Carrel (Bartonville, IL – 197th).
The team will be action again next Friday, September 21 at Augustana College in Rock Island, IL.