The Javelina men’s and women’s cross country teams impressed in last weekends Chili Pepper Festival held at Agri Park in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Freshmen Jose Ventura IV once again finished with the best time from the men’s squad, finishing 36th out of the entire field, and 34th among Division-II competitors, with a time of 25:19.44 in the 8K run.
Sophomore Jade Guerrero finished first among the other Hoggies who had competed for the women’s team, and placed 59th overall, and 56th with the crowd of D-II participants, with a time of 19:03.54 in the 5K run.
Other top competitors included Francisco Solis (151st, 27:16.39) and Josiah Patterson (162nd, 27:29.39), for the men.
Kaitlyn Tharp (80th, 19:28.68) and Josie Guzman (145th, 20:22.72) for the women.
Among the 44 teams, the men managed to finish 26th overall.The women placed 21st out of the 39 teams competing.
The Hoggies will finish off their regular season running for the final time at the University of the Incarnate Word Invitational in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday October 8th.