For Immediate Release
October 5, 2018
Cameron University Athletics
Kenton Means – Sports Information Director
LAWTON, Okla. — The Cameron University men’s and women’s cross country team will compete at their third race of the fall as they run in the Oklahoma Baptist Invitational on Saturday morning.
CU’s men’s team is coming off a first place finish at the MSU Texas Red River Shootout a week ago, their second race win of the 2018 season. James Majenge also recorded his second race win, placing first with a time of 25:54.82, while Roy Kipkorir was just seconds back in second place. Sam Averill was recognized as the LSC’s Male Freshman Runner of the Week after his 32nd place finish at the race.
The Aggie women now have back-to-back second place finishes in 2018, coming in as the runners up at the Red River Shootout. Edna Cheptum came in second individually with a time of 20:00.23 in the 5K race, while Valeria Villatoro also finished in the top-10 in back-to-back races with a ninth place finish.
Cameron will face a tough field at the OBU Invite, as on the women’s side, the Lady Bison are ranked No. 18 in the country by the USTFCCCA, while the OBU men are coming off of a 19th place finish at the always tough Chile Pepper Festival.
The race will take place at the Gordon Cooper Technology Center in Shawnee, Okla. with the women to run at 10 a.m. and the men to follow.
Sports Information Director – Cameron University
2800 W. Gore Blvd., South Shepler 512
Lawton, OK 73505
Office – (580) 581-2303
Cell – (580) 583-2210
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