SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – The Columbus State cross country team opened up its season with a fourth place finish at the Wittenberg University Invitational on Friday evening. Held at the Clark County Fairgrounds, the Cougars finished with a team score of 110.
Rounding out the scoring effort for the Cougars were Kyle Roach, Reed Farmer, and Laithe Abu-Obeid. Roach finished in 19:05.0 to earn the 40thslot. Farmer crossed the line at 19:41.8 earning him a 43rdplace showing while Laithe Abu-Obeid finished with a time of 20:20.0 for 47thplace.
Trine University's Derek Miller won the race with a time of 16:08.4.
Place Team Score
1 Trine 1-2-3-4-5-9-10 / 15
2 Wittenberg 7-8-12-13-14-16-18 / 54
3 Rio Grande 6-11-15-19-21-22-31 / 72
4 Columbus State CC 17-20-23-24-26-27-29 / 110
5 Urbana 30-32-35-36-37-38-45 / 170
6 Central St. 28-33-34-39-40 / 174
7 Wilberforce 25-41-42-43-44 / 195
All results can be found here: http://live.finishtiming.com/#/results/meet-xc/201800225/scoreboard-xc/results/2
Next up the Cougars will run Otterbein University's Invitational on Sat, Sep, 15.