Evangel Cross Country Competes at Missouri Southern Stampede

Evangel Cross Country Competes at Missouri Southern Stampede

THE BASICS

Event: Missouri Southern Stampede

Location: Joplin, Mo.

Full Results: Men | Women

 

JOPLIN, Mo. – The Evangel University men's and women's cross country teams each saw familiar faces on the leaderboard Saturday at the Missouri Southern Stampede.

 

The Evangel women were again led by Leslie Perona who helped the Crusaders to a top 15 finish in the team standings as the race saw over 215 athletes compete. Perona finished just outside the top 50 with a time of 20:01.43, to improve her time in Joplin by 10 seconds from last year. Emily Standage was just behind Perona with a time of 20:02.41 to finish 53rd.

 

Freshman Shane Burns again led the Evangel men finishing just outside the top 20 in his first collegiate 8k race with a time of 26:51.29. Less than two minutes behind Burns was teammate James Knowlton with a personal best of 28:05.80. The men's race saw over 210 runners with the entire Evangel men's team finishing in the top 140.

 

Evangel Women's Results

52 – Leslie Perona – 20:01.43

54 – Emily Standage – 20:02.41

67 – Caitlin Iwanowski – 20:18.62

106 – Taylor Cruzado – 21:06.29

135 – Brittany Knowlton – 21:34.99

137 – Abigail Wilkins – 21:41.21

162 – Hanna Perona – 22:31.54

170 – Jordan Fiorani – 22:47.97

198 – Amberly Langford – 24:42.23

213 – Debi Hiserote – 26:44.60

 

Evangel Men's Results

21 – Shane Burns – 26:51.29

65 – James Knowlton – 28:05.80

117 – Trevor Edick – 29:42.95

138 – Jacob Houser – 30:10.38

 

Up Next

Evangel men's and women's cross country take a week off before heading south to the historic Arkansas Chile Pepper Festival hosted by the University of Arkansas, Saturday, Sept. 30.

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