MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern College men's and women's cross country team finished 10th and ninth, respectively, at the 2016 Montevallo Falcon Classic. Chris Roberts (Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville HS) posted the Panther's top male time, finishing 10th overall out of 136 runners.
Roberts' 8K time of 25:19.54 broke his previous personal record by 33 seconds. Timothy McOmber (Montgomery, Ala./Montgomery Catholic Prep School) also finished top 20 in the race, crossing 16th overall. His time of 25:41.81 beat his previous PR by 37 seconds.
Elise Pittman (Vestavia Hills, Ala./Vestavia Hills) was the women's top finisher. She completed the 6K in 24:07.52. Morgan Reynolds (Indian Springs, Ala./Westminster School) crossed two places behind Pittman in 24:08.19, 43 seconds faster than her previous PR.
Both teams return to action on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the University of Alabama, Huntsville Cross Country Invitational at Sharon Johnston Park.