Kipchumba, Barlow, Mihnovich finish in Top 5 for CU men
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Kipchumba, Barlow, Mihnovich finish in Top 5 for CU men
Sophomore Nate Mihnovich placed fifth for the Phoenix Saturday at the Campbellsville Invitational. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Cornelius Kipchumba and sophomores Joel Barlow and Nate Mihnovich all finished in the Top 5 and Cumberland men’s cross country placed second as a team Saturday Campbellsville Invitational at Green River Lake State Park in Campbellsville, Ky.

The Phoenix recorded 39 points in the team standings, behind only Campbellsville University, which posted 29 points.

Kipchumba and Barlow finished second and third, respectively, for CU, completing the 8K course in 27:12.18 and 27:51.18. Mihnovich was right behind in fifth with a time of 28:10.66.

Junior Jerry Rojas placed 10th for the Phoenix in 29:11.55 while senior Chris Swann was 19th in 30:18.45 and junior Carlos Tirado crossed the final line in 20th with a time of 30:34.75.

Freshman Eric Sparks finished 26th for Cumberland in 32:29.64. Senior Michael Rogers was 38th in 33:21.17, sophomore Carlos Angeles-Solis placed 39th in 33:39.51 and sophomore Titus Williams was 41st in 34:22.47.

Cumberland competes again in two weeks at the Greater Louisville Classic in Louisville, Ky.

2. Cornelius Kipschumba, 27:12.18
3. Joel Barlow, 27:51.18
5. Nate Mihnovich, 28:10.66
10. Jerry Rojas, 29:11.55
19. Chris Swann, 30:18.45
20. Carlos Tirado, 30:34.75
26. Eric Sparks, 32:29.64
38. Michael Rogers, 33:21.17
39. Carlos Angeles-Solis, 33:39.51
41. Titus Williams, 34:22.47