The men’s cross country team participated in their first 8K race of the season this weekend, running in the Missouri Southern University’s Southern Stampede in Joplin, Mo.
The Bobcats finished 13th of 22 teams in the men’s College/JUCO division, with freshman runner Sam Baumer once again leading the way. Teammates Shane York, Dameon Davis, Zach Manes, Loyal Carpenter, David Byrd, and Jeremy Wood all finished in the top half of the 213-man field.
Baumer posted a time of 27:34.93 to take 51st place overall. Following were: York (56th-27:49.05), Davis (57th-27:51.38), Manes (96th-29:04.36), Carpenter (100th-29:11.08), Byrd (101st-29:11.38), Jeremy Wood (110th-29:26.23), Nic White (119th-29:44.58), and Sam Scaggs (164th-31:17.67).
The Bobcats' next run will be in Fayetteville (Ark.) on September 30th at the Chile Pepper Festival.