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Cross Country Recaps: September 2-4

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 09/04/2016
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Aggie Opener (Texas A&M)
Texas Southern (Men)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas Southern opened its cross country season on the men’s side at Texas A&M during the Aggie Opener on Friday.

Xavier Martinez (20:14.91) was the top finisher for TXSO during the men’s 6K race, with Austin Brown close behind (20:56.12). Jose Medina crossed the finish line at 21:10.06, and Jacob Price (21:54.84), Troy Senegal (22:56.07) and Jalen Wade (23:46.39) rounded out the field.

MC Season Opener (Mississippi College)
Jackson State
Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Alcorn State
Men’s Results | Women’s Results

CLINTON, Miss. – James Curtis of Jackson State finished eighth in the men’s 5K run to lead JKST to a fourth-place finish at Mississippi College’s Season Opener.

Curtis clocked in at 17:03.70, with teammate Eclecius Franklin taking 13th overall with a time of 17:26.66 and Darrion Hampton (17:37.99) finishing 16th. Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s Malique Smith (17:56.93) claimed 23rd place, which was the best finish for a Golden Lions runner, and Alcorn State’s best finish was by Qaseem Wajd (19:14.51).

In the women’s 4K, Alcorn State’s Angelica Wilson (17:44.90) and Jackson State’s Stherline Silencieux (17:46.90) finished 17th and 18th, respectively. Also earning a top-25 finish was ALCN’s Dynasty Williams (18:03.80; 21st) and JKST’s Akeilia Knight (18:32, 23rd). UAPB’s top finish was compliments of Jada Gammae (19:10.50).

Golden Eagle Invitational (Tennessee Tech)
Alabama State
Alabama A&M (Women)

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Janice Lane paced Alabama State with a time of 20:33.6 during the women’s 5K run at the Golden Eagle Invitational.

She was followed by and Tatiana Etienne (20:58.8) and Hayley Spears (21:18). Sydney Cox posted Alabama A&M’s best mark, clocking in at 24:22.

During the men’s 6K, ALST’s Gregory Thigpen led the Hornets with a time of 21:23.8. Andrew Coicou was close behind at 21:47.3, and Tyree Newton posted a 21:49.9 result in the run.


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