Cross Country begins season at Belmont (Tenn.) Opener
Asbury's cross country teams began their season on Friday in Nashville, Tennessee at the Belmont University Opener, a meet co-hosted by Belmont and Vanderbilt University, both NCAA schools. The Eagles featured a top-half showing by sophomore Lindsay Keveren, who finished the 4K women's course in a time of 16:58.00. The result placed her 67th of 134 total runners. Junior Carolyn Tegge placed 79th overall and second amongst Asbury's women's team with a time of 17:28.42, while senior Melissa Waterman earned 97th place, third best on the team with a 18:28.61 showing.
The men were led by freshman Aaron Linard who posted a 17:47.87 in the men's 5K run. The result placed Linard 81st amongst 112 runners. Freshmen Austin Powell and Andrew Swearingen posted times of 18:58.50 and 19:40.62 respectively. Complete results can be found above for both the men's and women's events.
Asbury will next be in action at the Friendship Invitational on September 15th in Cedarville, Ohio. Check back for the link to the Cedarville University website to find results of that meet.