SSU XC Finish Strong


Men place second, women place seventh at Wilmington College

The SSU women’s XC team finished seventh at the Jenna Strong Fall Classic on Saturday, while the men’s team finished second.

The SSU women’s XC team finished seventh at the Jenna Strong Fall Classic on Saturday, while the men’s team finished second.


Photo courtesy of SSU Athletics

Wilmington, Ohio – Shawnee State men’s and women’s cross country competed in the Jenna Strong Fall Classic at Wilmington College on Friday.

SSU’s men finished in second place behind Miami (Ohio) with a total team time of 2:08.47, scoring 86 total points. Seth Farmer was SSU’s best finisher of the evening, placing third overall with a time of 24:57.3. SSU also got strong finishes from Hunter Hoover and Josh Metzung, who finished in 13th and 14th place respectively with times of 25:41.4 for Hoover and 25:42.9 for Metzung.

SSU’s women placed seventh overall with an overall time of 1:38.58, scoring 258 points. Marissa Smith was Shawnee State’s best finisher, placing 18th overall with a time of 18:56.1. Jessica Price also made the top 30, placing 29th overall with a time of 19:16.7.

Shawnee State cross country return to action on Saturday, October 20 at the Great Lakes Invitational, hosted by Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The SSU women’s XC team finished seventh at the Jenna Strong Fall Classic on Saturday, while the men’s team finished second.
https://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2018/10/web1_ssuxcpic-1.jpgThe SSU women’s XC team finished seventh at the Jenna Strong Fall Classic on Saturday, while the men’s team finished second. Photo courtesy of SSU Athletics
Men place second, women place seventh at Wilmington College