Cross country teams finish 28th and 32nd at NCAA Great Lakes Regional

Seniors Bruce Baker, Nicole Gilbert, Abigail Gaines and Nicole Zerfas
Seniors Bruce Baker, Nicole Gilbert, Abigail Gaines and Nicole Zerfas

POWELL, Ohio – The Olivet College men's and women's cross country teams concluded their seasons today with 28th and 32nd-place finishes at the 2017 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional, hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University and ran at Liberty Park in Powell, Ohio.

FOR THE COMET MEN (8K RUN)

  • Olivet totaled 738 points, just one point behind Wittenberg (Ohio) University.
  • Senior Bruce Baker placed 81st of 238 runners with a time of 27:11.9.
  • Junior Brad Thomas completed the race in 28:03.00.
  • Junior Mark Smith had a time of 28:17.7.
  • Freshman Jaden Costa ran the race in 29:02.6.
  • Sophomore James Thurman finished in 30:01.7.
  • Freshman Dewan Hawthorne recorded a time of 31:08.6.

FOR THE COMET WOMEN (6K RUN)