Iowa Western Reivers


Region XI Championships

The Reiver cross country teams traveled to Mason City, Iowa to compete at the Region XI Cross Country Championships. The women took home 2nd place while then men finished in 3rd.


The women came away with four conference honors. Shanieke Watson (4th, 18:56) and Ariat Olok (7th, 19:49) made the Region XI First Team while Taylor Valentine (16th, 20:24) and Purity Chebet (21st, 21:04) finished with Region XI Honorable Mentions. Jamie Goblirsch was the 5th Reiver across the line in a time of 21:45 in 29th place her highest team finish of the season.


The men were led by Vincent Lalang this weekend who finished in 13th place with a time of 26:47. Fabian Garcia followed closely behind him in 14th place (27:03) and both Garcia and Lalang made the Region XI Second Team. Bill Oyet was the 3rd Reiver to finish in 17th place (27:17), and Lynn Sermons finished in 24th place (27:49). Oyet and Sermons each received Region XI Honorable Mentions. Herick Walters finished off the Reiver top 5 with 26th place finish in 28:01.

Both the men and women will travel to El Dorado Kansas in two weeks for the NJCAA National Cross Country Championships November 12th.


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