AMES, IA. – The SIUE cross country teams set seven personal records, and senior Haley Miller sets the school record for the 6K at the NCAA Midwest Regional at Ames, Iowa.
"Everyone put themselves on the line for the final time this season," Assistant Coach Kayla Brown said. "We thank the seniors for their dedication and positive representation of our program."
Landon Skelly led the SIUE men Friday in the 10K. Skelly set a personal record of 31 minutes, 12.6 seconds placing him 125th. Austin Woodard (31:18.3), Tyler Owens (32:02.9) set PRs as well. Matthew O'Connor ran a 33:39.0, and Liam O'Connell (32:10.4) ran the second fastest 10K by a freshmen in program history.
"The men came together as a group and worked off each other today," Brown added. "We are extremely proud of their effort in their first 10K of the season. Landon and Austin led the men with personal bests. Tyler completed his cross country career at SIUE with another personal best."
As a team, the SIUE men finished 26th.
For the women, Allie Sweatt (21:55) and Aly Goff (22:35) both joined Miller (21:39) in setting personal bests. Jess Clarke finished with a time of 22:48 followed by Keri Burmester at 23:43 and Kassidy Dexheimer set a PR at 25:17.
"Haley really put herself into great position and ran it down," Brown said. "I'm very proud of Allie and her commitment to the program week to week. Aly ran the biggest personal best today, and we are excited for her future."
As a team, the SIUE women placed 30th overall.