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Austin Peay Governors Cross Country team hurt by Muddy Conditions at Memphis Twilight


APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMemphis, TN – In stormy conditions and on a muddy track, the Austin Peay men’s cross country team opened its season at the Brooks Memphis Twilight, Saturday, with a 20th-place team finish.

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Junior Konnor Kessler paced the Govs with a 23:50.32s four-mile run, placing 114th. Junior Tyler Kepley (120th, 23:54.53s) and senior Geofrey Kosgei (148th, 24:36.21s) were right behind him on the muddy course at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.

Sophomore David Fratterelli (161st, 24:51.79s) and junior Genaro Martinez (201st, 27:43.99s) rounded out the top five for the Govs.

“We did not have a good meet,” said head coach Doug Molnar. “We had a late start and bad conditions. Fortunately, we have a short turn around this week.”

Austin Peay will have to rebound quickly, with Friday’s Powerade Invitational in Chattanooga the next scheduled event for the Govs.




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