Central Missouriplaced three runners in the top ten and held off Missouri Southern by just onepoint to win the MIAA Men's Cross Country Championship. Southwest Baptistfinished third and Nebraska-Kearney and Northwest Missouri rounded out the topfive edging Pittsburg State by just a point in a close race.
Individually Adam Volkert won the title on his home course finishing with onlyone shoe, but in a time of 24:35.30 to win by almost a full ten seconds. LabanSialo of Central Missouri came in second finishing in 24:44.59 ahead ofteammate Tyler Stuber who set a 24:48.53 pace. Kevin Carder of Nebraska-Kearneyfinished fourth with a 24:53.53 time and Eric Schott of Missouri Southern useda 24:55.58 pace to round out the top five.
Nolan Zimmer of Northwest Missouri finished the race in 25:01.92 to come injust ahead of MSSU's Jacob Benton who set a 25:02.92 pace. UCM's Adam Tredwayfinished the race in 25:07.06 to place eighth on the day. MSSU's Andrew Websterplaced ninth with a 25:10.54 and Cory Keehn of Fort Hays State used a 25:12.33to round out the top ten. The top ten finishers in the race earn All-MIAAstatus for the 2013 season.
Team Standings 1. Central Missouri 2. Missouri Southern 3. Southwest Baptist 4. Nebraska-Kearney 5. Northwest Missouri 6. Pittsburg State 7. Fort Hays State 8. Lindenwood 9. Emporia State
All-MIAA Individuals 1. Adam Volkert, Pittsburg State 24:35.30 2. Laban Sialo, Central Missouri 24:44.59 3. Tyler Stuber, Central Missouri 24:48.53 4. Kevin Carder, Nebraska-Kearney 24:53.53 5. Eric Schott, Missouri Southern 25:55.58 6. Nolan Zimmer, Northwest Missouri 25:01.92 7. Jacob Benton, Missouri Southern 25:02.95 8. Adam Tredway, Central Missouri 25:07.06 9. Andrew Webster, Missouri Southern 25:10.54 10. Cory Keehn, Fort Hays State 25:12.33
Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:39:33 GMT
For the fifth consecutive season, Pittsburg State University head football coach Tim Beck and his staff have invited all lettermen to participate in the "Gorilla Walk" during pre-game activiies leading up to the Gorillas home opener at Brandenburg Field/Carnie Smith Stadium.More >>
For the fifth consecutive season, Pittsburg State University head football coach Tim Beck and his staff have invited all lettermen to participate in the "Gorilla Walk" during pre-game activiies leading up to the Gorillas home opener at Brandenburg Field/Carnie Smith Stadium. More >>