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Men Win Manchester Invite; Women seventh

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The men's cross country team nipped both Wabash College and Earlham College to win the Manchester College Invitational. The Foresters put two harriers in the top 10, including Cody Hannie who won the event in 25:59 and Joseph Waithira who finished ninth in 26:57, for a team score of 86. Wabash and Earlham tied for second at 88. Tri-State University was fourth with a score of 102, followed by Kalamazoo College (104), Manchester College (128), Goshen College (130), Cornerstone University (174), Franklin College (205), and the University of St. Francis (264). Other HC runners that scored were David St. Louis (20th, 27:34), John Kagwanja (25th, 27:55) and Ross Luckett (31st, 28:08).
On the women's side, HC finished seventh of nine teams with a score of 167. Molly Andrews paced the Foresters with a 15th place finish in 20:33 followed by Brittany Harvey (34th, 21:21), Emily Sealscott (37th, 21:28), Julie Clawson (40th, 21:40), and Leah Birkey (41st, 21:40). Manchester College and Goshen College tied with a score of 71 to win the event. Franklin College was third with 76 followed by Earlham College (81), Kalamazoo College (105), Cornerstone University (123), HC (167), Tri-State University (220), and the University of St. Francis (232).