LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Oral Roberts men's and women's cross country teams opened the 2019 season on Saturday morning at the Bob Timmons Classic at the Rim Rock Farm.
NEWS AND NOTES
- 13 Golden Eagles entered the competition, including eight women and five men.
- The men ran an 8k course, while the women ran a 6k race.
- All five Golden Eagles on the men's side donned the blue and gold for the first time in their career.
- Junior college transfer Emmanuel Kipngetich led the men placing sixth overall, while Alexa Granderson led the women finishing 18th.
ORU WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (6k)
18 – Alexa Granderson – 21:27.3
20 – Jessica Romero – 21:53.9
21 – Madolyn Palodichuk – 22:11.2
23 – Sharon Jepkemoi – 22:49.0
25 – Hope Ngo – 22:59.4
26 – Colleen Kuchem – 23:34.9
27 – Benedict Jepkemei – 25:01.7
The Golden Eagles will travel to Conway, Ark., to compete in the UCA XC Challenge on Sept. 7.
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