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OU Cross Country Teams Place Third at Invitational

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Ohio University’s men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to the University of Kentucky for the Kentucky Bluegrass Invitational on Saturday. Both teams came away with third place finishes.

The lady Bobcat had all five runners who scored, finish in the top 20 as they would score 69 points on the afternoon. At the 5K course, the leading time was 17.54.7 by Senior Ellen Isaac who finished in 10th. Isaac was followed by Freshman Hailey Bowes in 11th place. Three other lady Cats, Junior Madison Surry, Sophomore Abby Miller and Junior Emily Deering would finish 13th, 17th and 18th.

For the Bobcat men, who ran an 8k course, all five of OHIO’s scorers would finish in the top 25 en route to scoring a strong 61 points. Junior Kyle Bussard would pace the Cats with a 7th place finish, recording a time of 24:13.7. Senior Brad Miller would finish right behind in 8th for OHIO with a time of 24:14.7. Sophomore Griffin Butler, senior Matt Evans and junior Zach Zimmerman would round out the scoring with finishes of 18th, 21st, and 23rd.

Both men’s and women’s teams will next be in action on Sept. 15th at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational in Blacksburg, Va.