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Courtesy: Grambling State Sports Information

Cross Country Recaps: October 6-7

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 10/08/2017
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Watson Ford Invite

Alcorn State

Jackson State

Mississippi Valley

CLINTON, Miss. – Vincent Langat of Jackson State won the men’s 8k race in the Watson Ford Invite over the weekend.  Vincent recorded a time of 25:28.35

Jaleel Turner was the highest placing MVSU runner, placing tenth, with a time of 27:47.57.

Tyreq Miles of Alcorn State ran a career-best 30:24.98 in the 8K, good for 14th overall. Freshman Peterson Saint-Cyrinwas 17th (31:27.58) and senior Jabari Thompson followed at 18th (33:16.06).

In the team standings, the Braves were third with 75 points. Louisiana Tech claimed the victory with 20 points and Jackson State was second with 45 points.

For the women, Scolasticah Kemi finished in first place with a time of 23:25.60. 

Angelica Jacobs of Alcorn States placed third overall in the women's 6K as the Alcorn State University cross country teams performed well at the Mississippi College Watson Ford Invitational Saturday morning at Choctaw Trails.

Stherline Silencieux was the highest placing Lady Tiger in the event, coming in sixth with a time of 25:14.55.

The Lady Braves took fourth place in the team standings with 76 total points. Louisiana Tech grabbed first with 38 points, Mississippi Valley State was second with 45 points, and Jackson State finished third overall with 66 points.

Alcorn State Sports Information contributed to this report

Lois Davis Invitational

Grambling State

Arkansas Pine Bluff

MAGNOLIA, Ark. - Grambling State and Arkansas Pine Bluff competed in the Lois Davs Invitational this weekend.

Hassan Chepkwony of Grambling State captured first place, with a time of 25 minutes and 57 seconds in the men's event.

Wade Garner of Arkansas Pine Bluff placed 14th, for the highest finish of any Golden Lion, with a time of 27:41.  

Grambling State registered 64 points to finish third. Harding won the meet with 36 points, while Southern Arkansas placed second (51). Texas A&M-Commerce (83), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (126) and Arkansas-Monticello (175) rounded out the field.  

On the women's side, the Lady Tigers placed fourth with 100 points. Harding won the meet with 30 points as Texas A&M-Commerce (57) and Southern Arkansas (74) finished second and third, respectively. Henderson State (137), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (164) and Arkansas-Monticello (174) rounded out the field.   

Halima Chepkwony finished fifth to lead Grambling State, with a time of 20:01. Ajani Bethea-Nurse placed 20th, which was the highest placing Lady Lion, recording a time of 21 minutes and 59 seconds.

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