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One step away
June 8, 2024

Cross Country Texas A&M Invitational

Photo by Photo by Meredith Seaver

Senior Emmanual Rotich of Tulane maintained his first place status from the end of the first lap through to the fish line.

The Texas A&M Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams claimed the team titles at the Texas A&M Invitational at Watts Cross Country Course. The next meet to be held at Watts Cross Course will be the Arturo Barrios Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 9 a.m.
Photos by Meredith Seaver

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  • Senior Jacob Perry was the first Aggie runner to cross the finish line, finishing in an overall 11th place.

  • Freshman Wes McPhail finished overall in 17th.

  • Junior Brandt Preston helped the Aggies clench the win with an overall 14th place finish with a time of 25:03.06.

  • Sophomore Zephyr Seagraves (233) and junior Jon Bishop (221) were the fourth and second Aggies to cross the finish line respectively.

  • Former student Alex Riba and senior Taylor Clayton give each other a fist bump as they cross the finish line together.

  • Freshman Carrie Fish (98) finshed 16th and was the fourth Aggie to cross the finish line.

  • Junior Lauryn Barrientos rounds the first lap marker of Watts Cross Country Course.

  • Freshman Mercy Chelangat of University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley finished first in the Women’s race with more than 40 seconds between the next runner.

  • Junior Kelsie Warren placed third overall to help the Women’s Cross Country Team claim the team title.

  • Junior Ashley Driscoll was the second Aggie to cross the finish line and 13th overall.

  • Senior Lizette Chapa crossed the finish fifth for the Aggies and 17th overall.

  • Members of the Texas A&M Track and Field team not competing were on site to help runners as they crossed the finish line. Many runners collapse from exhaustion and need assistance.

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