Iowa Western Reivers


Woody Greeno/Jay Dirksen Invitational

The Reivers traveled to Lincoln, NE Saturday morning for the Woody Greeno/Jay Dirksen Invitational. The meet featured 20 teams in each race. Schools from all divisions competed including Div I, Div II, Div III, NAIA, and NJCAA. The men finished in 11th while the women finished in 12th place.

The men were led again by freshman standout Fabian Garcia who finished in 79th place out of 219 competitors in a time of 28:10.8. Martin Garcia was the second finisher for the men in 28:54.9 in 112th place while Herick Walters was not far behind him in 121st place with a time of 29:14. Lotfi Cherbel (130th, 29:32) and Vincent Lalang (145th, 29:46) rounded out the top 5 for the Reivers.

Shanieke Watson continues to lead Iowa Western on the women’s side. She finished in 27th place in a time of 23:25. Taylor Valentine was the 2nd Reiver in 120th place in a time of 27:20 while Hayley Wagner finished in 126th place in a time of 27:50. Purity Chebet (128th, 27:50) and Jamie Goblirsch (135th, 28:26) were the 4th and 5th women.