Women’s Cross Country Returns to Action in Joplin

The East Central University women’s cross country team will return to action Saturday, Sept. 21 when they travel to compete in the Missouri Southern Stampede at the Robert W. Plaster Sports Complex.

The Lady Tigers are one of 21 teams in the 5K race, including five teams from the Great American Conference. The race will consist of teams from all levels of the NCAA and NAIA, with the race set to start at 8:30 a.m.

A year ago, ECU finished 11th (of 18) at the same race. Junior ReGina Germaine led the Lady Tigers are the event, finishing 50th in a time of 19:06.17. Sophomore Kortney CeBallos and Allison Faircloth also ran in the race. CeBallos finished in 22:02.19 and Faircloth in 23:35.16.

Men’s Cross Country Prepares for Missouri Southern Stampede

ADA – The East Central University men’s cross country team will return to the course after a week off, when they travel to Joplin, Mo., to compete in the Missouri Southern Stampede, Saturday, Sept. 21 at 9:45 a.m. at the Robert W. Plaster Sports Complex.

The Tigers are one of 19 teams competing in the 8K race, including four teams from the Great American Conference. ECU will compete against teams from all NCAA and NAIA divisions.

The Tigers have been to the race for at least the last five years, finishing 10th (of 16) in 2012. Sophomore Arturo Nava is the top returner for ECU, finishing 75th in a time of 27:16.45. Sophomore Zacharie Jeandemange also competed for the Tigers, finishing in 29:53.35.


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