Anthony Plourde Leads Bulldogs at Jace LaCoste Invitational Friday

May 2, 2015


STARKVILLE, Miss. - Anthony Plourde led the Bulldogs and finished fifth overall in the 5,000m run late Friday at the Jace LaCoste Invitational hosted by Mississippi State in Starkville.

Plourde ran 15:10.71 as he placed fifth overall, leading a trio of Bulldogs in the distance race. Taylor Ashton followed in sixth running 15:23.41 while Josh Pearce ran a personal best time of 15:26.58 to finish seventh, shaving approximately five seconds off his career mark.

Action at the Jace LaCoste Invitational continues Saturday with several Bulldog runners competing in the 1,500m run starting at approximately 2:55 p.m. CT.

The rest of the team will be in action Saturday at the Horned Frog Invitational on the TCU campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

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