University of the Ozarks Wins Arkansas D-III Championship With 18 Points
Friday, Sept. 1, 2017
Clarksville, Ark. | U of O Cross Country Course
The Eagles bring back the Arkansas D-III Championship trophy. The Eagles had four of the top five runners. The men scored 18 points, while Hendrix posted 45 points. It was the first time since 2011 the men have won the title. Sophomore Michael Harris won the individual title.
EAGLES' TIMES AND PLACES
Michael Harris - 17:06.9 - 1st
Nathaneal Rankin - 17:27.8 - 2nd
Jaeden Miller - 18:08.6 - 4th
Jonathon Wood - 18:26.8 - 5th
Blair Martinson - 18:37.8 - 6th
Edwin Rivera - 18:41.3 - 7th
Daniel Cloud - 18:51.1 - 8th
Rhett Williamson - 19:05.0 - 9th
Dakota Fritts - 19:16.7 - 10th
Luis Garcia - 19:58.0 - 11th
Jacob Johnson - 20:40.5 - 12th
Kole Smith - 21:21.0 - 16th
COACH PROVENCE QUOTE
"We executed our game plan very well. The men did a great job running as a group through the halfway point. I was very pleased with our pack. Overall, this was a great start to the season. Hendrix is a tough team and they ran a great race."
The Eagles' next race will be at the UCA Cross Country Challenge Saturday, Sept. 9 at 9:30 a.m. in Conway, Ark.