Barlow places 14th, Mihnovich 18th for CU men
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Barlow places 14th, Mihnovich 18th for CU men
Freshman Joel Barlow finished 14th on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championships in Bowling Green, Ky. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshmen Joel Barlow finished 14th and Nate Mihnovich placed 18th, leading Cumberland men’s cross country to a fourth-place team finish on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.

Barlow covered the 8K course in 26:57.0 while Mihnovich finished in 27:16.9 while junior Chris Swann placed 20th for the Phoenix in 27:50.4.

Junior Carlos Tirado posted a time of 28:13.9 for 26th-place, sophomores Jordan Hill and Jerry Rojas finished 30th and 31st, respectively, with times of 28:42.7 and 28:51.8. Freshman Nikita Fopiano placed 33rd in 29:45.8 and freshman Titus Williams was 49th in 29:50.8.

Junior Carlos Rogers finished 53rd in 30:25.8 and freshman Carlos Angeles-Solis was 54th in 30:31.7.

Shawnee State won the team championship with a score of 31, with Campbellsville University second with 49 and the University of the Cumberlands third with 62. Cumberland was fourth with 108, just ahead of Lindsey Wilson with 109.

MEN’S RESULTS – 8K
14. Joel Barlow, 26:57.0
18. Nate Mihnovich, 27:16.9
20. Chris Swann, 27:50.4
26. Carlos Tirado, 28:13.9
30. Jordan Hill, 28:42.7
31. Jerry Rojas, 28:51.8
33. Nikita Fopiano, 29:45.8
49. Titus Williams, 29:50.8
53. Michael Rogers, 30:25.8
54. Carlos Angeles-Solis, 30:31.7