Men's Cross Country finish 8th at Fast Cats Classic
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Men's Cross Country finish 8th at Fast Cats Classic
Junior Joel Barlow finished 12th overall at the Fast Cats Classic (Credit: Judy Seckel)

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.


Individual Results-8K

12. Joel Barlow 26:18
44. Seth Vaquero 27:28
46. Denis Kiplagat 27:30
75. Jerry Rojas 28:07
80. Kevin Griffin 28:14
120. Eric Sparks 30:19
124. Carlos Angeles 30:49