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UVa-Wise, Carson-Newman Claim Titles At Tusculum Invitational

Courtesy of Tusculum College

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. -- The University of Virginia’s College at Wise men’s cross country team captured their respective titles at the Tusculum Invitational, held Saturday morning at the Greene Valley Development Center.

In the men’s meet, Tusculum sophomore Simon Holzapfel captured the individual title with a time of 27:47.9 which is the fifth fastest 8K time in school history and the best time ever by a Pioneer at the TC Invitational.

UVA-Wise placed four runners in the top seven as the Cavaliers posted 28 points to capture the team title. Milligan College placed second with 61 points, including fourth place finisher Nathan Bordelon with a time of 29:23.7. Carson-Newman College was a close third with 62 points, placing two runners in the top 10  as Chris Cowan-Banker (30:31.4) and Joran Backus (30:41.8) finished eighth and ninth, respectively.

Tusculum finished fourth in the men’s race with 65 points, as also had a pair of top 10 runners in Holzapfel and rookie Elvis MacHado who placed sixth with a time of 30:00.6.  Tusculum’s Will Jusino finished 17th with a time of 32:34.2, while Ben Hale recorded a time of 34:04.2 to finish 25th.  Matt Ross placed 26th with 35:04.2, while Jason Seaton (47:02.9) and Conner Graves (50:25.6) rounded out the scoring for TC.

LMU did not have enough runners in the meet to compete as a team.

Men’s 8K Meet
Team Results

Pl.           Team                                                   Pts.
1              UVA-Wise                                           28
2              Milligan                                                61
3              Carson-Newman                                   62
4              Tusculum                                             65
5              Lincoln Memorial                                DNS

Individual Results

Pl.           Runner                                                 School                                     Time
1              Simon Holzapfel                                 Tusculum                               27:47.9
2              Collin Skeen                                       UVA-Wise                             28:28.6
3              Max Frankel                                       UVA-Wise                             29:11.0
4              Nathan Bordelon                                 Milligan                                  29:23.7
5              Spencer Adams                                  UVA-Wise                             29:56.8
6              Elvis MacHado                                   Tusculum                               30:00.6
7              Adam Hobbs                                      Carson-Newman                     30:17.2
8              Chris Cowan-Banker                           Carson-Newman                     30:31.4
9              Jordan Backus                                    Carson-Newman                     30:41.8
10            Derrick Lindsay                                  Lincoln Memorial                    30:47.4
11            James Butcher                                     Milligan                                  30:57.3
12            Jemal Talore                                       Lincoln Memorial                    31:08.3
13            Spenser Brenner                                 UVA-Wise                              31:25.3
14            Jonathan Madden                                Carson-Newman                     31:35.4
15            Dwayne Jordan                                   Milligan                                  32:04.0
16            Wyatt Miles                                        Carson-Newman                     32:05.4
17            Will Jusino                                         Tusculum                                32:34.2
18            Stephen Feryus                                   Milligan                                  32:35.8
19            Reece Miller                                       UVA-Wise                             32:39.8
20            Andras Pauko                                    Lincoln Memorial                    33:17.1
21            Reid Ailey                                          Unattached                             33:25.9
22            Seth Grindstaff                                   Milligan                                  33:44.9
23            Ben Fry                                              Carson-Newman                     33:58.3
24            Richard Martindell                              UVA-Wise                              34:02.6
25            Ben Hale                                            Tusculum                               34:04.2
26            Matt Ross                                          Tusculum                               35:04.2
27            Andrew Gouge                                   Milligan                                  35:13.1
28            Justin Bryant                                       Milligan                                  35:43.9
29            Jason Seaton                                      Tusculum                               47:02.9
30            Conner Graves                                   Tusculum                               50:25.6     

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