Lions post hot times at Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival; Women 13th, men 16th – LINK
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Texas A&M University-Commerce cross country teams ran at the Chile Pepper Festival on Saturday, with the Lion women finishing 13th amongst non-Division I teams and the Lion men placing 16th.
MEN'S 10-KILOMETERS - Full Results
The men's 10-kilometers was the first collegiate race of the day, and the Lions were led by Edwin Aparicio, who ran a career-best 32:42.5 to place 45th. His time was over a minute faster than his previous personal best for a 10k, both in cross country and on the track.
Evan Luecke ran a 10k cross country career best 33:38.9 to place 88th. Trevor Montgomery also had a 10k cross country best time at 34:05.0 to place 99th.
Garvin Chilton made his Lion debut with a time of 34:20.0, placing 106th. Tate McMillan placed 108th at 34:22.0, Antonio Chavez placed 112th at 34:28.2, Mason Boswell placed 114th at 34:30.4, and Alexis Martinez rounded out the Lion contingent at 35:27.7 in 142nd.
WOMEN'S 5-KILOMETERS - Full Results
In the women's 5-kilometer race, the Lions finished one spot ahead of defending Lone Star Conference champions Midwestern State.
Brandi Stalder was the top Lion finisher in 38th place at 18:21.0, marking her top collegiate 5-kilometer time in all venues.
Laura Alicke improved on her career-best time to complete the course in 18:27.6 to place 43rd. Jasmine Amo recorded her best 5k time at 18:56.6 to place 61st.
Maddie Shubert placed 93rd at 19:35.5, marking her best 5k time. Mallory Morgan placed 158th at 20:34.3, Mikayla Maldonado placed 163rd at 20:39.3, and Shelby White placed 222nd at 22:01.2.
The Lions have one more regular season meet next weekend, traveling to Southern Arkansas for the Lois Davis Invitational on Friday, October 6. The Lone Star Conference Championship is in Kingsville on Saturday, October 21.
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