SEATTLE, Washington – The Puget Sound men's cross country team finished ninth out of 24 teams, and the women's squad placed 17th out of 22 at the Sundodger Invitational hosted by Washington on Saturday morning.
Tyler Shipley placed in the top-10 of the men's race that consisted of 270 runners. His ninth-place finish yielded a personal-best time of 24:30.88. Geremia Lizier-Zmudzinski also had a strong performance as he finished 32nd overall with a time of 25:20.87. Puget Sound totaled 304 points, easily placing ahead of Northwest Conference members Whitworth (363) and Pacific Lutheran (417),
Taili Ni set a personal record as she finished 57th overall in the women's race, timing in at 22:51.69. As a team, the Loggers' 504 points were a better mark than NWC rivals George Fox (512), Lewis & Clark (536), and Pacific Lutheran (580).
Puget Sound continues to run when it competes at the Chuck Bowles Invitational in Salem, Oregon on Oct. 3.
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