Portsmouth, Ohio – Shawnee State men's and women's cross country swept their meets on Friday night, winning the Mid-South Conference Preview.
Shawnee State's men were led by Seth Farmer (SO/Waverly, Ohio), who finished in first place with a time of 15:38.23. Parker Blain (SR/Marietta, Ohio) finished in fourth place, finishing with a time of 16:05.26, and Ethan Richter (SR/Chillicothe, Ohio) got fifth at 16:06.43. Shawnee State had six of the top 10 finishers for the meet.
Brooke Smith (JR/Wheelersburg, Ohio)'s first place finish paced the Bears on the women's side, finishing with a time of 18:34.65. Alyssa Taylor (JR/Georgetown, Ohio) finished in second place at 18:49.24. Anna Havranek (SR/Sugarcreek, Ohio) finished fourth overall with a time of 19:06.58, and Katie Sailing finished fifth at 19:30.75. SSU had eight of the top 10 runners in the event.
Shawnee State will next compete on Friday, September 15 at the Iona College Meet of Champions in Bronx, New York.