BOWLING GREEN, KY.- The Phoenix men's cross-country team finish 4th out of 8 conference teams at the 2019 Mid-South Conference Championship.
Cumberland posted 105 points as a team, with two runners placing in the top fifteen.
Denis Kiplagat finished in 8th place, the best finish for the Phoenix, with a time of 26:19, which is his new personal record. Kiplagat will be a national qualifier as one of the top 4 finishers finishing 15th place or better who is not on a national qualifying team. He also received 2nd team All-Conference.
Joel Barlow followed behind Kiplagat placing 13th with a time of 26:33, which also allowed him to finish 2nd team All-Conference.
Shemar Salmon came in 31st, with a time of 27:52 and senior Jerry Rojas came right after by placing 33rd with a time of 27:56.
Kevin Griffin recorded a time of 28:45 placing him at 46th, Seth Vaquero was able to place 48th with a by recording a time of 28:47.
Eric Sparks placed 65th place with a time of 30:37, Carlos Angeles finished 69th place with a time of 31:15.
The race featured 79 runners that completed the 8K.
8. Denis Kiplagat 26:19
13. Joel Barlow 26:33
31.Shemar Salmon 27:52
33.Jerry Rojas 27:56
46.Kevin Griffin 28:25
48.Seth Vaquero 28:47
65.Eric Sparks 30:37
69.Carlos Angeles 31:15