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Romero's Top 10 Finish Leads ORU at UCA Cross Country Challenge

Romero's Top 10 Finish Leads ORU at UCA Cross Country Challenge

The Basics
Event:
UCA Cross Country Challenge
Location: Beaverfork Lake Park (Conway, Ark.)
Full Results: UCA Cross Country Challenge Results

CONWAY, Ark. – Jessica Romero notched a top 10 finish on Saturday to lead Oral Roberts as the cross country teams competed in the UCA Cross Country Challenge at Beaverfork Lake Park.

News and Notes
- Both the men and the women competed at the 5k distance on Saturday.

- Romero matched her second highest individual finish and the third top 10 finish of her career. She took a full minute off her time from the first race of the season.

- ORU's top five finishers on the women's side all ran faster than last week's race.

- Tommy Dial took to the cross country course for the first time in his collegiate career.

ORU Women's Individual Results (5k)
10 – Jessica Romero – 20:00.37
25 – Benedict Jepkemei – 21:17.19
30 – Sharon Jepkemoi – 21:56.39
32 – Hope Ngo – 22:04.06
39 – Madolyn Palodichuk – 22:44.54
50 – Alexa Granderson – 23:29.48

ORU Men's Individual Results (5k)
23 – Tyler Arrington – 17:38.23
29 – Braden Clapp – 17:46.83
41 – Bryce Choate – 18:22.42
51 – Caleb Mendoza – 19:16.76
76 – Tommy Dial – 23:32.23

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