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ORU Runs Well at UCA XC Open

ORU Runs Well at UCA XC Open

The Basics
Event: 2017 UCA XC Open
Location:
 Conway, Ark.
Full Results: 2017 UCA XC Open

CONWAY, Ark. – In the second race of the season, the Oral Roberts cross country teams ran well Saturday, posting three top-15 finishes and five top-25 finishes at the 2017 UCA XC Open, hosted by Central Arkansas.

News and Notes
- Jessica Romero was the top ORU finisher on the day, finishing fourth overall in the women's three-mile race. Omega Reese finished 15th overall on the women's side.

- With 11 women's teams competing, ORU finished fourth as a team with 98 team points. The ORU men were sixth overall.

- Both the men and the women raced around a three-mile course.  

ORU Men's Individual Results
14 – Bryce Choate – 15:25.2
24 – Caleb Turnbow – 16:06.4
38 – Caleb Mendoza – 17:19.2
42 – Alexander Small – 17:46.1
53 – Victor Peka – 20:47.2

ORU Women's Individual Results
4 – Jessica Romero – 18:10.2
15 – Omega Reese – 18:48.2
21 – Jordan Ness – 19:05.1
31 – Hope Ngo – 19:37.5
41 – Madison Guenzler – 20:32.6
45 – McKayla Roberts – 21:19.5
50 – Desitnee Dreyer – 22:18.5

Men's Team Results
1 – Central Arkansas – 22
2 – Little Rock – 55
3 – UA-Fort Smith – 84
4 – Pine Bluff – 108
5 – Ozarks – 131
6 – Oral Roberts – 156
7 – Hendrix – 188
8 – Central Baptist – 239
9 – Arkansas-Monticello – 240

Women's Team Results
1 – Central Arkansas – 18
2 – Arkansas Tech – 80
3 – Delta State – 94
4 – Oral Roberts 98
5 – Little Rock – 122
6 – UA-Fort Smith – 145
7 – Hendrix – 226
8 – Ozarks – 229
9 – Central Baptist – 243
10 – Pine Bluff – 261
11 – Arkansas-Monticello – 288

Up Next
ORU will return to the course next weekend for the third race in as many weeks to start the season as the Golden Eagles travel to the Southern Stampede in Joplin, Missouri.

For the latest information on ORU cross country, follow @ORUXC on Twitter or go to www.ORUAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the Golden Eagles by downloading the ORU Athletics Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or the ORU Golden Eagles Live App in iTunes or the Google Play Store.

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