Spartanburg, S.C. – The Newberry men’s cross country team finished 4th out of five Division II teams competing at the USC Upstate Invitational Saturday morning in the 8k distance.
The team ran with an average time of 28:40.90 and total time of 143:24.50. Newberry finished ahead of Columbia Int’l.
Leading the way for the Wolves’ was sophomore Caleb Bouwkamp with a time of 28:08.77 finishing in 18th place. He was followed by freshman Quinn Wilson who ran with a personal record, a time of 28:34.36, and junior Charlie Cook with a time of 28:36.82.
Also competing for Newberry were runners Shelton Reynolds, a freshman, with a time of 28:42.48. Freshman Jorge Hernandez at 29:22.07, a personal record, freshman Mondricous Hatton at 29:53.82, also added a personal record, and senior Connor Roudabush with a time of 29:56.70 which was a personal best for him as well.
Freshman Carlos Hernandez finished with a time of 30:52.78. Robert Stafford, a sophomore, with a time of 31:31.84, senior Taylor Dennard at 31:45.55, and junior Seth Howe at 33:04.40.
Newberry’s is set to run next Oct. 14 in the 8k distance at Augusta Invitational at Blanchard Woods Park.