Cross country teams host season-opening meet

Cross country teams host season-opening meet

CHARLOTTE, Mich. – The Olivet College men's and women's cross country teams kick-off their seasons by hosting the 2019 Comet Open at the Broadway Acres Golf Course in nearby Charlotte. The meet was unscored and featured the Comets along with Adrian College, Albion College, Spring Arbor University, Jackson College, Kellogg Community College and Lansing Community College.

Location: Broadway Acres Golf Course; Charlotte, Mich.

  • Junior Kyle Markley ran the 5K race in 16:35 to finish 10th of 76 runners.
  • Freshman Chase Mendham was next Olivet runner to cross the finish line in 16:47 to place 15th.
  • Sophomore Kyle McDowell and junior Jaden Costa had times of 17:15 and 17:21, respectively

  • Olivet returns to action Saturday, Sept. 7, when it competes at the Calvin Knight Invite inside the Gainey Athletic Complex in Grand Rapids.