The Forester men’s and women's cross country teams competed in the Indiana Intercollegiate meet held at Purdue University on Friday.
In the men's race, HU made a strong showing finishing 12th of 23 teams overall and seventh of 17 small schools participating in the event. The Foresters were led by Joseph Njeri's 21st place finish in 25:55. Nick Johnson was 33rd with a time of 26:20, followed by Dan Lindbloom (61st, 26:48), Luke Diehl (84th, 27:14), Michael Lehman (91st, 27:25), Luke Andrews (133rd, 28:26), Nick Hindes (153rd, 29:21) and Josh Barnett (140th, 32:29).
Indiana State won the overall meet with a score of 47 and Southern Indiana was the top small school team with a score of 55.
On the women's side, HU finished 20th overall and 13th in the small school division. Jill Roughia paced HU with her 114th place finish in 20:59. She was followed by Bradie Vance (127th, 21:22), Ashley Buck (129th, 21:27), Ali Shideler (144th, 22:00), Michelle Kyler (146th, 22:11) and Joanna Stebing (161st, 25:12).
Purdue won the women’s championship with a score of 49 and DePauw took the small school title with 42 points.