UTSA XC competes at Arturo Barrios Invitational


Courtesy of Paisano Media

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief

On Oct. 16, the UTSA Roadrunner cross country teams made their way to College Station to compete in the Arturo Barrios Invitational hosted by Texas A&M University. The women’s team placed 22nd in the 6k with a score of 622, and the men’s team placed 25th in the 8k with a score of 715. 

Senior Madeline Boswell led the women’s team, earning 6th place with a time of 20 minutes and 46.3 seconds. In 132nd place was freshman Chante Dixon with a time of 23:06.2. Following Dixon was junior Abbygail Balli, securing 174th place with a time of 23:42.9, and freshman Lily Morill with a time of 23:55.3, earning 188th place. After Balli came freshmen Joy Ojeda in 205th place, recording a time of 24:22, and Savannah Alt in 207th place with a time of 24:26.1. Shortly after Alt’s finish, freshman Brooke Veltman secured 212th place with a time of 24:32.4. Completing the women’s lineup was freshman Sydney Bravo in 223rd place, recording a time of 25:18.4. 

Sophomore Jake Smith led the men’s team, securing 76th place with a time of 24 minutes and 58.5 seconds. In 153rd place was freshman Idol Ramon with a time of 26:02.2; closely following Ramon was freshman Luke Lawhorn in 158th place, recording a time of 26:08.8. Junior JD Corona finished in 201st place with a time of 26:53.5, and to complete the men’s lineup, freshman Josh Gonzalez claimed 232nd place with a time of 27:52.6. 

The ‘Runners will be competing in the Conference USA Championships which will be held in Charlotte, N.C.