Howard Cross-Country Competes at Last Regular Season Meet
NEWARK, DEL. - The Howard men's and women's cross country teams competed in their last regular-season meet on Saturday, Oct. 13. Both teams finished ninth at the Delaware Invitational, held at White Clay Creek State Park in Newark, Delaware.
Ashley Hodges was the top finisher for the Lady Bison. The freshman completed the 5K course in 19:15, good for a sixth place finish. Senior Jessica Neal was not too far behind and took ninth after crossing the line in 19:34.
Tamila Myles (22.06), Charisse Bullock (22:40) and Christina DeBianchi (22:48) all turned in good finishes for Howard.
The men were paced by Jerod Franklin, who took 26th overall in 27:48. Sophomore Thurman Sanders finished in 28:42, while Rashard Nelson (29:05) and Richard Williams (29:15) all crossed the line for the Bison.
Jamin Lundy (30:24) and George Johnson (30:27) also picked up points for HU in the team standings.
Howard is off for two weeks before returning to action at the MEAC Championships on Oct. 27 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.