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APSU Governors Cross Country outpaces Evansville Purple Aces

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUEvansville, IN – For the second consecutive meet, sophomore Daniel Hamm recorded a top-five finish and Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team finished first among Division I teams at the UE Cross Country Invite, at Angel Mounds State Historic Site.

Austin Peay Governors Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay outpaced host Evansville, 89-101, and finished fourth in the overall competition.

Hamm claimed fourth place overall, first among Division I competitors, posting a time of 26:13.3 over the eight-kilometer course.

He was followed by sophomores Kyle Harmon (17th, 27:31.8) and Alex Haycraft (20th, 27:52.7). Wrapping up the scoring five for the Govs were sophomore Hunter Guthrie (22nd, 28:13.5) and senior Thomas Owen (26th, 29:02.5).

Also competing for the Governors were sophomore Nathan Sparks (28th, 29:20.0) and freshman Alan Crosby (30th, 29:56.0)

“Daniel ran a really solid race once again,” said head coach Doug Molnar. “Alex ran a personal record today and Thomas gave us an excellent performance. We accomplished several of our team goals today.”

The Governors will have a week away from competition before they open up the postseason, when they compete at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship. The eight-kilometer race will be held at 9:00am, November 1st, at Oxford Lake and Recreation Center in Oxford, Alabama.


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