LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow finished eighth for the men and junior Claudia Tepox paced the women with a 26th-place showing, leading the Cumberland cross country teams late Saturday night at the BROOKS Memphis Twilight Classic in Memphis, Tenn.
Among the non-NCAA Division I institutions, Barlow was eighth with a time of 21:20.6 on the four-mile course at Mike Rose Park. Sophomore Jerry Rojas finished 20th in 21:49.1, while junior Chris Swann placed 29th in 22:09.7 and junior Michael Rogers was 38th in 22:45.6.
Junior Carlos Tirado finished 43rd in 23:00.6, with freshman Nate Mihnovich in 49th in 23:13.9 and freshman Tim Vanjohnson, Jr., in 61st in 24:16.5. Freshmen Titus Williams and Carlos Angeles-Solis placed 65th and 69th, respectively, with times of 25:11.7 and 26:16.7.
Tepox was the top finisher for the women in 26th with a time of 20:54.1, while freshman Anna Grose finished 29th in 20:57.7 and junior Taylor Blankenship placed 31st in 20:57.9.
Freshman Elaine Park crossed the finish line in 34th in 21:12.7, with sophomore Gavin DuVall in 41st in 21:42.4. Sophomore Michaela Postell and freshman Hannah Spring finished 43rd and 44th, respectively, with times of 21:47.6 and 21:53.0.
Cumberland runs again this Saturday at the Freed Speed Open in Henderson, Tenn.
WOMEN’S RESULTS – 5K
26. Claudia Tepox, 20:54.1
29. Anna Grose, 20:57.7
31. Taylor Blankenship, 20:57.9
34. Elaine Park, 21:12.7
41. Gavin DuVall, 21:42.4
43. Michaela Postell, 21:47.6
44. Hannah Spring, 21:53.0
MEN’S RESULTS – 4 miles
8. Joel Barlow, 21:20.6
20. Jerry Rojas, 21:49.1
29. Chris Swann, 22:09.7
38. Michael Rogers, 22:45.6
43. Carlos Tirado, 23:00.6
49. Nate Mihnovich, 23:13.9
61. Tim Vanjohnson Jr., 24:16.5
65. Titus Williams, 25:11.7
69. Carlos Angeles-Solis, 26:16.7