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Golden Eagles post Multiple PRs at Rim Rock Farm Classic

Golden Eagles post Multiple PRs at Rim Rock Farm Classic

The Basics
Event:
Rim Rock Farm Classic
Location: Rim Rock Farm (Lawrence, Kan.)
Full Results: Rim Rock Farm - Final

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Oral Roberts cross country teams made their second trip of the season to Rim Rock Farm as the Golden Eagles competed in the Rim Rock Farm Classic, Saturday morning. A total of 33 teams and more than 330 runners competed at the event.

News and Notes
- Bryce Choate and Braden Clapp each dropped their times from last week. Choate dropped his time from 28:51.9 to 27:35.1, while Clapp went from 28:28.4 to 27:41.8. Both runners ran personal best, as did Caleb Mendoza.

- Jessica Romero and Hope Ngo also ran personal records for the 6k distance.

- Rami Copeland, Joseph Jurkovich and Zadziso Kamhara each competed for the first time this season.

- Saturday marked the first time in four races this season in which the ORU women have competed at the 6k distance.

- The ORU men raced at the 8k distance for the second straight week.

- Choate led the Golden Eagles for the first time this season. Choate was the top finisher in four of five races last season.

- Romero has been the top finisher on the women's side in nine straight races dating back to the beginning of last season.

ORU Women's Individual Results (6k)
40 – Jessica Romero – 23:32.2
52 – Sharon Jepkemoi – 23:59.5
71 – Benedict Jepkemei – 24:47.1
73 – Hope Ngo – 24:49.5
108 – Madolyn Palodichuk – 26:11.0
143  - Rami Copeland – 30:38.8
144 – Cadee Baldwin – 30:46.6

ORU Men's Individual Results (8k)
115 – Bryce Choate – 27:35.1
122 – Braden Clapp – 27:41.8
159 – Tyler Arrington – 29:02.2
170 – Caleb Mendoza – 30:03.0
179 – Joseph Jurkovich – 31:02.4
186 – Zadziso Kamhara – 32:26.2

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