SIU Cross Country team competes in ISU Meet

By Cole Daily, Staff Reporter

Both SIU cross country teams travelled to Normal, Illinois to compete in a meet held by Illinois State University. Many other colleges from the Midwest were present.

The University of Illinois won both the Men’s and Women’s division of the meet. For the men, Illinois senior Jonathan Davis won the meet with a time of 23:22.8.

The women’s race was won by Northwestern’s senior Rachel McCardell with a time of 20:20.7.


For SIU, their top runner in the men’s division was sophomore Ethan Senti who came in 13th.

Senti finished with a time of 24:57.5. He led the Salukis to 10th of 12 teams.

The Southern Illinois women’s team placed 7th out of 13 teams. Their top runner was senior Kayla Schiera who placed 9th and finished with a time of 21:13.9.

The Salukis next meet is on October 1st where they head to University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.

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