The Forester men's
and women's cross country
teams competed at the Bel Brodt Invitational at Bowling Green State University over the weekend.
On the women's side of things, HU finished sixth overall against seven teams. Leading the way for the Foresters was Cendall Ogle who finished first in the NCAA Division 2/NAIA division and seventh overall, behind five DI runners, with a time of 18:47.0. Not far behind was Diamond Setterberg who finished 11th in the D2/NAIA division in 19:37.1. Other top finishers for HU included Krystal McHenry (20:19.4*), Bradie Vance (20:53.5*), Molly Shirey (21:06.0*), Miranda Boyts (21:23.2) and Abbey Wise (22:27.5). As a team, the top five Foresters finished with an average time of 20:08.
Bowling Green State University finished first overall with 21 points followed by Ohio Northern University (61), University of Findlay (90), Cleveland State University (124), Siena Heights (129), Huntington (150) and Heidelberg (183).
For the men, Huntington finished last out of a pool of seven teams. Joseph Herber paced HU with a fourth place finish in the D2/NAIA division with a time of 26:06.0. Finishing second for the Foresters was Nathan Rupp (26:50.0*) and not far behind was Alex Rosario who crossed the finish line in 26:53.5. Other HU runners included Lance Wood (27:19.2*), Matt Bittner (28:49.2), Isaiah Laatsch (29:09.2), Josh McIntyre (29:36.1), Seth Murphy (30:11.1), Daniel Becker (30:29.4), David Boyer (31:15.4), Federico Olaosebikan (32:11.6) and Alan Huffman (32:40.2).
The University of Dayton took home top honors with 23 points followed by Siena Heights (94), Bowling Green State University (112), University of Findlay (126), Ohio Northern University (134), Heidelberg (178) and Huntington (223).
The Foresters travel to Purdue University on Friday to compete in the Indiana Intercollegiate Championship.