The Bobcats made their way to Jackson, Mississippi this weekend to participate for the first time in the in the Division I NCCAA Men's Cross Country National Championship, In Saturday's race, the Bobcats finished in eighth place out of 17 teams--a great achievement for the first team race in national competition.
The Bobcats ran an 8K at Chocktaw Trails in Jackson, posting a team time of 2:18:33.51, 11 minutes behind the first place Dallas Baptist team.
Leading the way for the Bobcats were Jeremy Wood (35th-27:25.72), Joshua Ingalls (44th-27:36.25), Shane York (46th-27:40.94), Loyal Carpenter (52nd-27:47.76), and Jonathan Zimmerman (55th-28:02.84). Following not far behind were Dameon Davis and Sam Scaggs in the 120-man field.
Congratulations to all members of the Bobcat team and head coach Clint Woods on their many successes this season!