LMU Cross Country Teams Open Season At Eye Opener Invitational
September 4, 2010
SPARTANBURG, SC -- The LMU Cross Country teams opened their season today in the USC Upstate Eye Opener Invitational. The women finished 14th on the 5k course and the men finished 19th on the 8k course.
Leading the way for the women was Sofia Lopez Mimendi, who finished 80th with a time of 21:13. Fiona Reinecke finished 85th in 21:30 while Amber Stoerp's 21:45 time placed her 92nd. Ashley Thomas was 130th with her 23:29 finish, Casey Poore ran 23:37 to finish 137th and Caroline Chadwell came in 164th with her time of 25:52.
The Railsplitters were led by Derrick Lindsay, who came in at 73rd with his time of 28:11. Shane Curtsinger finished 95th in 29:05 and Reid Ailey was 129th with a time of 30:18. Aaron Morris ran the course in 38:05 to finish 184th while Justin Patel finished 188th in 43:43.
Next up for the teams is the Carson-Newman Cross-Country Challenge on Sept. 18.