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Cross Country Set for OVC Championships

Cross Country Set for OVC Championships

Ohio Valley Conference Cross Country Championships
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 27, 2018
Women's 5K 9 a.m. | Men's 8K 10 a.m.

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Meet Information: The 2018 OVC Championships will be run Saturday at the Osage Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Previously: The SIUE men placed 21st overall out of 33 teams and the women finished 33rd out of 39 teams at the Bradley Pink Classic Oct. 12.

Top Finishes: SIUE's Ben Scamihorn ran the 21st fastest men's 8K time in SIUE history (25:08.7) at the Oct. 12 meet. On the women's side, Aly Goff ran the seventh fastest 6K time in SIUE history (21:56.3).

That's a Winner: Scamihorn won the men's 8K (26:15.7) at the John Flamer Invitational Sept. 14. He placed second in the men's 5K (15:50.71) at the Saluki Early Bird Aug. 31.

Fresh Faces: Freshman Emily Ellis has shined this season for the SIUE women, running the second fastest 6K time for a freshman in SIUE history (22:58.8) at the Bradley Pink Classic.

What to Expect: "We are really excited for conference this year with a lot of fast times the past couple of meets," Scamihorn said. "We are hoping to improve on our finish last year and are shooting for a top half finish."