ORU’s cross country teams hit the road and rolled down to Lubbock, Texas this past weekend to compete in the Texas Tech Open.
The meet was a night meet, which is out of the ordinary for the Golden Eagles.
Once again, Samantha Watson took the highest finish for ORU, placing third overall. Watson posted a time of 19:11.44, finishing less than 6 seconds behind first place. Abby Hoover was the next to finish, crossing the tape at 20:49.69. The girls finished with tenth overall.
Jonathan Harper finished highest of the ORU men, getting it done with a time of 27:06.34. Harper placed twelfth overall in the ORU men’s first 8k race this year. David Batchelder was the next Golden Eagle to finish with a time of 27:52.25. Overall, the men’s team finished 5th at the Texas Tech Open.
ORU Cross Country’s next meet will be on September 28th at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree in Stillwater, Oklahoma.