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The App State men’s and women’s cross country team rounded out regular season competition on Friday at the Wildcat Invite, hosted by Johnson & Wales. The men’s and women’s squads clinched first in the team standings, with the women scoring 24 points and the men scoring 31 points.
Six Mountaineers placed in the top-10 in the women’s 5K. Sophomore Annie Amundsen set pace for the Black and Gold, clocking a time of 18:48.7 to place second. Amundsen was followed by fellow sophomore Kirstin Towle, who took third with a time of 19:04.8, and senior Abby Lee, who clocked a time of 19:07.6 (PR) to place fourth. Freshman Reilly Barber stopped the clock at 19:09.5. Sophomores Catherine Berault and Abby Granburg rounded out the top-10 with Breault finishing ninth (19:42.2) and Granberg taking 10th (19:43.9).
On the men’s side, four Mountaineers placed in the top-10, led by Caleb Kirchoff, who crossed the finish line with a time of 25:36.3 to place sixth. Following Kirchoff was fellow junior Ben Datte (seventh, 25:38.2), and sophomores Calbert Guest and Jonah Morris placed eighth (25:41.7) and ninth (25:44.0, PR), respectively.
The Mountaineers will travel to Foley, Ala. for the Sun Belt Cross Country Championships.