OWENSBORO, Ky.- The Phoenix men's cross country team finish 8th out of 15 teams at the Fast Cats Classic.
Cumberland posted 206 points good enough to finish ahead of NCAA Division I opponents Austin Peay, Kennessaw State and Tennessee State.
Joel Barlow finished in 12th place, the best finish for the Phoenix, with a time of 26:18.
Junior Seth Vaquero came in 44th place with a time of 27:28 and freshman Denis Kiplagat finished right after Vaquero at 27:30.
Senior Jerry Rojas finished in 75th place at 28:07 and freshman Kevin Griffin finished seven seconds later coming in 80th.
Sophomore Eric Sparks and junior Carlos Angeles-Solis finished 120th and 124th, respectively, with times of 30:19 and 30:49.
The race featured 162 runners that completed the 8K.
Cumberland's next meet is at the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge in Grand Rapids, Mich. on October 26th.