FAYETTE, Mo. -- The Evangel men's and women's cross country teams battled squads across the Heart Conference Saturday at the Gary Stoner Invitational hosted by Central Methodist University.
Shane Burns led the Crusaders with a top 10 finish with a time of 26:35 while Grant Dewitt finished 21st with a time of 27:38.
On the women's side, Leslie Perona also earned a top 10 finish as she covered the 5k course with a time of 20:08 to finish seventh.
7 - Leslie Perona - 20:08.0
53 - Camryn Will - 23:27.8
55 - Emily Standage - 23:48.1
56 - Taylor Cruzado - 23:49.5
67 - Ashley Weidenaar - 27:13.0
68 - Hailey Souter - 29:52.4
Both men's and women's cross country teams return in two weeks at the NIAA Mid-States Classic in Winfield, Kansas, on October 26.