SAA Championships: Men Finish Fourth; Roberts Second

SAA Championships: Men Finish Fourth; Roberts Second

JACKSON, Miss. – The Birmingham-Southern men's cross country team finished fourth at the 2016 Southern Athletic Association Championships Saturday morning on Choctaw Trails.  Chris Roberts (Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville HS) earned the silver medal by finishing second overall in a time of 25:57, seven seconds behind the leader.

 

Timothy McOmber (Montgomery, Ala./Montgomery Catholic Prep) also finished top 10.  He crossed in 26:43 for seventh place.

 

Both Roberts and McOmber earned all-conference honors for their performances.  Roberts was named First-Team All-SAA for the second consecutive season, marking the third honor of his career.  This was McOmber's first conference award.

 
 

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