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.