Cross country competes at Little State

Bloomington, Ind. - The HU cross country teams ran in Indiana Intercollegiate Little State on Friday at Indiana University with the women bringing home a sixth place finish with 180 points while the men finished seventh with 213 points.

For the women, Gretchen Spahr ran in the top spot for the Foresters, finishing 21st with a time of 19:56. Cendall Ogle came in 29th in 20:19. Krystal McHenry crossed the line in 20:40 to finish 37th. Miranda Boyts claimed 48th with her time of 21:15. She was followed by teammates Erin Rockey (59th, 21:29), Natalie Spahr (77th, 22:31) and Amanda Henningfield (81st, 22:44).

NCAA D-II Southern Indiana won the small school division with 28 points.

Joseph Herber paced the men’s team running a 26:31 to finish 22nd. Trailing him by nine seconds was Alec Rosario who claimed the 26th spot in 26:40. Taking 55th place was Brian Menzie in 27:30. Nathan Rupp was 61st in 27:40 and Lance Wood was on his heals with a 63rd place finish in 27:43. Isaiah Laatsch turned in a 29:02 to finish 94th.

Southern Indiana also claimed the men’s small school division with 33 points.

The Foresters take a two-week break before returning to competition at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic (KY) on October 1.
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 187 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. 


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director