Event: 2017 Heart XC Championships
Location: Baldwin City, Kan. | Baldwin City Golf Course
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Evangel men's and women's cross country teams were led by freshman Shane Burns who finished third and sophomore Leslie Perona who finished 14th Saturday at the 2017 Heart Cross Country Championships.
Burns ran his second fastest time of the season Saturday to earn a third-place finish with a time of 26:14.38. Missouri Valley placed runners in first and second as they covered the 8k course with times of 25;46.69 and 26:08.17. As a team, Evangel finished seventh in the team standings as Missouri Valley won the team title, a one spot improvement from last year.
On the women's side, Leslie Perona improved on her finish from last year's Championships moving into the top 20 as she finished with a time of 19:45.49. In the team standings, Evangel improved a place earning a sixth-place finish.
Evangel Women's Results 5k
14 – Leslie Perona 19:45.5
29 – Caitlin Iwanowski 20:36.7
31 – Brittany Knowlton 20:43.2
53 – Emily Standage 21:36.9
60 – Abigail Wilkins 21:57.0
63 – Hannah Perona 22:06.6
71 – Taylor Cruzado 22:39.3
79 – Hannah Shearer 22:58.9
Evangel Men's Results 10k
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