BALDWIN CITY – The Cross Country season got underway on Saturday as both the Raven Men and Raven Women competed in the annual Maple Leaf Invite hosted by Baker University.
Both teams earned a third-place finish with the men competing against 10 teams while the women competed against eight teams.
The Raven Men were paced by the seventh-place finish of Elijah Green as he finished inside the top 10 out of 85 runners. The rest of the Ravens competing in the men's field were Joseph Barnes (14th), Daniel LaPlante (18th), Matthew Mason (21st), Sebastian Fuentes-Branas (32nd), Liam Keating (36th) and Alex Hammeke (67th).
The Raven Women were paced by the fifth-place finish of Melanie Cozzi as she finsihed inside the top 10 out of 84 runners. The rest of the Ravens competing in the women's field were Sarah White (10th), Katherine Dillard (17th), Maria Doyle (22nd), Katherine Ross (25th) and Paige Case (28th).
Complete results from both races are available at: http://tickertiming.com/2017/09/maple-leaf-invite-cc/
Both teams are off until Sept. 16 when they travel to Lincoln, Neb., to compete in the annual Woody Greeno Invitational.