LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's men's cross country team placed 35th out of 57 teams in Saturday's Louisville Classic in Louisville, Ky.
The team narrowly edged out conference foe Cumberlands (Ky.) in the race, compiling 954 points with a total combined time ran of 2:18:19. All six competitors for the men's team finished the race with season best times, Joel Barlow leading the way with an 83rd place finish on a 26:07.0 pace.
Seth Vaquero placed 185th with a 27:06.9 time with Jerry Rojas, 238th, and Kevin Griffin, 279th, finishing just behind him with times of 27:38.8 and 27:55.5, respectively. The freshman, Griffin, managed to improve his past PR by nearly two minutes and thirty seconds.
Eric Sparks came in 411th at 29:30.7 and Carlos Angeles placed 443rd at 30:09.7 to round out the list of competitors from the men's team.
The men race back to action next week in the Fast Cats Classic in Owensboro, Ky., Saturday, October 12.
83. Joel Barlow 26:07.0
185. Seth Vaquero 27:06.9
238. Jerry Rojas 27:38.8
279. Kevin Griffin 27:55.5
411. Eric Sparks 29:30.7
443. Carlos Angeles 30:09.7