Smith’s Sixth-Place Finish Paces Cowboys

Smith’s Sixth-Place Finish Paces Cowboys

MARSHALL, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' cross country team placed sixth at the East Texas Baptist Invitational on Saturday morning at the Marshall City Arena.

Clay Smith led the Cowboys' effort with a sixth-place finish. He ran the 8K race in an even 29 minutes. Ryan House placed 19th with a 31:24. Clancey Lynch, Joel Templeton, Blake Crum and Colton Bailey rounded out the Cowboy lineup.

Wiley College won the race with 18 points easily outdistancing the field. Texas-Tyler had 73 points, ETBU and LeTourneau tied with 98 points, the University of Dallas was fifth with 106, HSU sixth with 150, followed by Austin College and LSU-Shreveport.

Jeremiah Kipkemei of Wiley College blazed the course with a 26:51.26, winning by :44 seconds over teammate Patrick Mutai.

 

Team Scores

1

Wiley College

18

2

UT Tyler

73

3

East Texas Baptist University

98

3

LeTourneau University

98

5

University of Dallas

106

6

Hardin-Simmons University

150

7

Austin College

181

8

LSU Shreveport

224

 
 
 

HSU Results

6

Clay Smith

29:00.5

19

Ryan House

31:24.1

39

Clancey Lynch

34:30.5

42

Joel Templeton

35:35.4

44

Blake Crum

37:08.9

48

Colton Bailey

39:39.0

 
 
 

Top 10 Individuals

1

Jeremiah Kipkemei, Wiley College

26:51.26

2

Patrick Mutai, Wiley College

27:37.38

3

Leonard Kiprono, Wiley College

27:37.45

4

Landon Price, ETBU

28:12.53

5

Johnny Watson, Wiley College

28:56.96

6

Clay Smith, Hardin-Simmons

29:00.45

7

Victor Rotich, Wiley College

29:11.49

8

Chris Burke, Austin College

29:18.48

9

Gerardo Viera, UT Tyler

29:52.2

10

Andrew Hernandez, UT Tyler

29:55.62

 

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