Men and Women's Cross Country Place First at Watson Ford Invitational

Oct. 9, 2015

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Women's 6K Results Get Acrobat Reader

RUSTON, La. - The Louisiana Tech men's and women's Cross Country team's both took home the top spot at the Watson Ford Invitational at Choctaw Trails on Friday evening.

One the men's side, the Bulldogs had five runners place in the top eight of the 8K race, with Logan Pearce leading the way. Pearce placed third with a time of 26:25.87. Right on his heels was Manoah Kiptum, who finished fourth with a time of 26:32.88. Tom Stringer finished sixth with a time of 27:03.69. Wrapping of the scoring for Louisiana Tech was Kraemer Jackson who finished seventh with a time of 27:05.14 and Brandon Lewis-Graham, who finished eighth with a time of 27:16.53.

The women's side featured a 6K race and the Lady Techsters took the top two overall spots. Kacie Kaufman placed first overall with a time of 24:28.07 and Haley Berg finished second with a time of 25:03.51. Quinci Middlebrooks finished 16th with a time of 28:06.32, while Caroline Fontenot finished 23rd with a time of 28:57.85. Rounding out the scoring was Macaila Bell who finished 25th with a time of 29:26.80.

Louisiana Tech's next action comes next Friday, October 16, when the team travels to Tuscaloosa, Alabama to compete in the Crimson Classic.

For complete coverage of Tech Track and Field and Cross Country, please follow @LATechTandF on Twitter or visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at




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