PEORIA, Ill. – The SIUE cross country teams fared well at the Bradley Invitational Friday with seven top-10 finishes.
"We went out today with intentions of running as a pack and utilizing eachother throughout the race," Assistant Coach Kayla Brown said. "Both groups executed the race plans nicely."
In the men's 8k, Landon Skelly finished fourth (26:39.3). Austin Woodard ran a time of 27:13.8, which was good for eighth place. Tyler Owens finished tenth, Liam O'Connell placed 12th and Matthew O'Connorfinished 13th.
"Landon (Skelly) ran a smart race and worked hard in the middle to lead the men today," Brown added.
On the women's side, the Cougars had a very impressive outing in the 5k. Jess Clarke finished second (19:22.7), Allie Sweatt placed third (19:30.4) and Haley Miller finished fourth (19:41.2). Aly Goff placed tenth, Keri Burmester 12th and Kassidy Dexheimer 16th.
The Cougars are back in action next Friday at the Bradley Pink Classic in Peoria, Illinois.