HOUGHTON, NY - The men and women's cross country programs traveled to Houghton, NY for the National Meet. The women finished 20th, with first place going to Cedarville University. 

Finish times for the women:

96th Kara Bandy (SO/Deshler, OH) 21:51

116th Anna Hambrick (SO/Kingston, OH) 22.34

126th Kathryn Kelly (SO/Circleville, OH) 23:26

133rd Amy DeMint (SO/Kingston, OH) 24:21

137th McKenzie Johnson (FR/Amanda, OH) 24:26

137th Faith Layman (SO/Baltimore, OH) 24:57

142nd Isabella Ramirez (JR/Tegucigalpa, Honduras) 27:31


"The women's team ran over 3 minutes faster than their season's previous best," said Coach Diltz, "Kara Bandy ran the second fastest time in the National Meet in OCU history."  


For the men Kyle Benecke (FR/Lewis Center, OH) finished 46th in 26:59 which is the best finish ever in OCU's National Meet participation. Dylan Newton (SO/Williamsport, OH) finished 91st in a career best 28:16. They qualified to the National Championships as individuals alone. Tim Allen and Jake Hart were honored as