HICKORY, N.C. --- Three Lees-McRae men's cross country runners finished in the top 11 while the team finished second at the Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational at the Southside Park Friday evening in Hickory, N.C.
Freshman Austin Thompson (Cleveland, Ga.) led the charge when he grabbed fourth with a sparkling time of 27:41.44 in the 8K.
The team finished second overall with 57 points while King (Tenn.) grabbed the team victory with 31 points.
Tanner Cook won the men's individual title in 26:43.31.
On the women's side, sophomore Alexandria Flint (Blue Bell, Pa.) grabbed fifth in the 5K, using a time of 21:41.47.
Freshman Kristen Mitchell (Cleveland, Ga.) was 12th with a time of 22:44.21.
The Bobcats grabbed fourth in the team standings while Lenoir-Rhyne won the title with 39 points.
Coach Ley Fletcher's squads will travel to Asheville, N.C. Saturday, Sept. 19 to participate in the Asheville XC Carnival.
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