Event: St. Louis Fall XC Classic
Location: St. Louis, Mo.
ST. LOUIS – Evangel freshman Shane Burns won his second race of the season to help pace Crusader cross country at the St. Louis Fall Classic.
Burns won his second race of the season and his first 8k covering the course with a time of 26:03.63, also a personal best. The Evangel men finished sixth as a team after James Knowlton earned a top 20 finish after earning a personal best on the 8k course as well.
The Crusader women were led by Leslie Perona who finished fourth with a time of 19:39.7 on the 5k course. Both Caitlin Iwanowski and Emily Standage finished 17th and 18th to help Evangel post a fifth-place team finish.
Evangel Women's Results 5k
46 – Abigail Wilkins 22:05.6
47 – Taylor Cruzado 22:17.2
48 – Hannah Perona 22:26.9
51 – Hannah Shearer 22:34.4
Evangel Men's Results 10k
1 – Shane Burns 26:03.7
17 – James Knowlton 27:25.3
23 – Trevor Edick 27:35.5
69 – Jacob Houser 29:51.1
74 – Jacob Crews 30:05.4
Evangel men's and women's cross country teams take a week off as they prepare for the 2017 Heart Championships on November 4. Action for the championships will be hosted by Baker in Baldwin City, Kansas.
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