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Cross Country Texas A&M Invitational

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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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