Cross Country Competes at Montevallo Falcon Classic

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.