Tabor women take 12th, men 16th

The Tabor College women?s cross country team finished 12th out of 20 teams at Saturday’s Southwestern College /NAIA Mid-States Classic in Winfield, Kan. The men’s team finished 16th.

?We had a great day of racing,? coach Karol Hunt said. ?The Mid-States meet is highly competitive and it creates a good environment for season best and personal record times.

?Today was our last race prior to conference,? she added. ?We passed the preparation test, setting four personal records on one day is a real tribute to the efforts of the runners.?

Senior Zac Remboldt led the men, finishing 76th out of 204 runners with his season best time of 27:54.

The squad was rounded out by Zach Gould (87th, 28:11), Dan Sigley (91st, 28:22), Ric Johnson (116th, 28:52), and Justin Ball (159th, 30:43).

?The men had an exceptional day with the top four running in the 27s and 28s,? Hunt said. ?That’s a reflection of their hard work and determination.?

Christiana Addison led the women?s team with a season best time of 19:57?good enough to place 49th out of 178 runners.

Liz Kleinsasser (78th, 20:51), Jera Teselle (95th, 21:15), Kelli Kopper (107th, 21:34), Carrie Schroeder (122nd, 22:16), Leah Kopper (123rd, 22:18), Julia Carlton (135th, 22:57), Tessa Siebert (140th, 23:08), and Elissa Richert (142nd, 23:22) also ran.

Coming?Both teams compete in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference meet hosted by Bethany. The women run at 10:30 a.m. Saturday Nov. 8 at Lindsborg Golf Course. The men run at 11:15.

This will also be the qualifier for the NAIA national meet.

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