CEDARVILLE, OHIO — The Hiram College cross country teams competed at the annual All-Ohio Championships today (Friday, Oct. 1) hosted by Cedarville University in Cedarville. The Terrier men placed 18th and the women had one individual competitor and did not qualify in the team standings. [Men’s Results] [Women’s Results]
The Hiram men finished the event with 572 points to place 18th overall out of 20 NCAA Division III schools. Oberlin College took top team honors with 66 points and was followed by Case in second place with 86 points. Rounding out the top three was Denison University at 114 points.
Leading the way for the Terriers was sophomore Chris Pratt (North Canton/Hoover) who completed the 8k course in a time of 28:39.9 and placed 92nd overall out of 139 total runners. Freshman Forrest Reed (Seven Hills/Normandy) had the second quickest time at 29:27.4. Sophomore Brian Nemire (Berlin Heights/Edison) was third with a mark of 29:50.2 and sophomore Brendan Curtin (Burton/Berkshire) was the fourth Hiram runner to cross the finish line with a time of 30:19.9. Freshman Sam Ivcic (Maple Heights) was fifth at 32:48.0 and junior Don Daley (Chagrin Falls/University School) completed the list of scoring times at 33:26.1.
The women had one lone competitor and did not qualify in the final team standings. Case won the event with 60 points and Oberlin was second at 68 points. Rounding out the top three teams was Ohio Northern University with 102 points.
Senior Lindsay Kuhn (Canfield) was the only Hiram women’s runner and posted a time of 24:36.2.
The cross country teams will compete again tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 2) at the Pittsburgh-Greensburg Invitational in Greensburg, Pa.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact Hiram College Sports Information Director Jeff Hoedt by phone at (330) 569-5495 or by email at email@example.com.