ENMU harriers compete in LSC Championships

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KINGSVILLE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University finished seventh out of nine teams in men’s competition and ninth out of 12 in women’s standings Saturday in the Lone Star Conference cross country championships, hosted by Texas A&M-Kingsville.

Abilene Christian took five of the top six individual spots and ran away with its 18th consecutive LSC men’s title, finishing with 17 points to 77 for runnerup Tarleton State. ENMU, led by sophomore Logan Robertson’s 30th-place finish in 26 minutes, 1 second for the 7,700-meter course, had a team score of 174.

The ACU women, seven-time defending champs coming in, took the top two individual finishes but settled for fifth place tis team with 122 points. Midwestern State won the team title with a score of 58, followed by West Texas A&M at 84.

ENMU had a team score of 243, and was led by junior Jerri Martin, 42nd in 26:29 over the 6K course.

LSC CROSS COUNTRY

LSC championships
Saturday at Kingsville, Texas
Men (7,700M)
Team standings:
1. Abilene Christian 17; 2. Tarleton State 77; 3. Texas A&M-Commerce 78; 4. East Central 88; 5. Angelo State 142; 6. Cameron 147; 7. Eastern New Mexico 174; 8. West Texas A&M 193; 9. Texas A&M-Kingsville 270.
Individual winner (75 runners): Daniel Maina, Abilene Christian 23:32.
ENMU results: 30. Logan Robertson 26:01; 34. Dennis Kerg 26:28; 39. Kennedy Baiywo 26:39; 40. Derek Henio 26:40; 42. Gilbert Manzanares 26:51; 47. Jacob Wiklund 27:14; 53. Mike Thomas 27:48; 54. Tyson Jex 28:05; 60. Laine Fuller 28:33; 68. Jonathan Tafoya 29:55; 71. Grant Feigelman 33:31.

Women (6K)
Team standings:
1. Midwestern State 58; 2. West Texas A&M 84; 3. East Central 94; 4. Central Oklahoma 115; 5. Abilene Christian 122; 6. Angelo State 129; 7. Southwestern Oklahoma 133; 8. Tarleton State 143; 9. Eastern New Mexico 243; 10. Texas A&M-Commerce 280; 11. Texas A&M-Kingsville 300; 12. Southeastern Oklahoma 322.
Individual winner (74 runners): Winrose Karunda, Abilene Christian 21:39.
ENMU results: 42. Jerri Martin 26:29; 47. Monica Jasso 26:49; 48. Danielle Jones 26:50; 52. Jackie Cervantes 27:07; 54. Megan Bryant 27:28; 56. Yared Gamiz 28:00; 58. Nicole Blackwell 28:11; 61. Theresa Chacon 28:22; 72. Veronica Laufer 31:28.