Men's Cross Country Heads to Ohio Wesleyan for Regionals on Saturday

Men's Cross Country Heads to Ohio Wesleyan for Regionals on Saturday



RICHMOND, Indiana – The Earlham College men's cross country team travels to Delaware, Ohio, for the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional meet hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University on Saturday. The men's 8-kilometer race is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.

The Coaches: Claire and Rob Hewitt both enter their second seasons at co-head cross country coaches at Earlham. Last season, the Hewitt's led the Quakers to a sixth-place finish in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) conference. Prior to coming to Earlham, Claire worked at the University of Pennsylvania as an assistant women's cross country coach while Rob had been a high school cross country and track & field coach at national powerhouse Germantown Friends High School (Pennsylvania) since 2004.

The Runners: Earlham has run three 8-kilometer races this season including the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Championships on Oct. 28. Gabriel Penk earned All-HCAC honors with a time of 26:12.42 while Nate Papachristos, who garnered HCAC Freshman of the Year honors, took 13th place with by finishing the course in 27:04.16. A pair of first-years, Bineyam Tumbo (27:41.43) and Noah Scherf (27:51.97) rounded out the Quakers' Honorable Mention All-HCAC performers.

Coverage: A link to the tournament page, which includes course maps and meet information, as well as a live results link can be found above.

Social Media: Earlham athletics is represented on Facebook (Earlham Quakers Athletics), Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat (@Earlham Quakers). The Quakers also have a mobile application (Earlham Athletics Front Row) available for download on the App Store and Google Play.

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