Tacoma, Washington – The Puget Sound men's cross country team finished in sixth place out of 14 teams at the Chuck Bowles Invitational in Salem, Oregon, on Saturday, while the women's team placed fifth out of 16.
The women's squad came up with 164 points while the men totaled 187.
"For the most part, this is a step in the right direction," said Puget Sound head coach Mike Orechia. "But we still have a few things to work on in order to accomplish our team goals."
Molly Bradbury paced the women's team by finishing 12th with a time of 18:23.58. Tori Klein's personal record of 18:40.96 saw her finish in 25th, and Sierra Grunwald also set a personal-best (19:05.25) to finish in 43rd.
Also setting personal records for the Loggers: James Markin (26:38.23, 71st), Jack Lindauer (27:02.99, 88th), Zach Armstrong (29:26.72, 144th), Alison Wise (19:56.80, 83rd), Rachel Pearce-Smith (20:04.62, 96th), Madi Bolejack (20:32.85, 127th), Hannah Eshelman (20:40.96, 135th), and Terra Wildon (20:53.26, 141st).
The Loggers continue running a the Pioneer Invitational in Estacada, Oregon, on Oct. 18.
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