Charleston, IL – The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Walt Crawford Invite hosted by EIU this past weekend.  The Lynx competed in the College division.  The women’s team placed 2nd and the men’s team placed 4th out of 6 teams represented in each division.

The women’s team was led by Mallory Tharp who placed 3rd in the college division with a time of 19:54.3.  Others placing for the Lynx were Deijah Rivera-Watts (7th), Sala Hanne (10th), Deanna Anglin (20th) and Iradukunda Josephine (28th).

On the men’s side, John Davis finished 15th in the College division.  He ran the 6k course in 22:37.8.  Others placing for the Lynx were Brayden Batterton (21st), Spencer Mellow (23rd),Garad Straube (27th), and Brody Williams(28th).

The Cross Country team will be in action again this Friday at the Bradley Invite. The men’s race will start at 5:30pm and the women’s race will start at 6:30pm.  The meet will be hosted at Detweiller Park in Peoria, IL.