Men's Cross Country Finishes 18th at Crimson Classic

Oct. 17, 2015

RUSTON, La. - The Louisiana Tech men's Cross Country team recorded an 18th place finish at the Crimson Classic in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Friday afternoon, in their final action before competing in the Conference USA Championships later this month.

The crowded 26 team field featured teams from the SEC and Big XII.

Logan Pearce led the Bulldogs, finishing the 8K course with a time of 25:56.02. Manoah Kiptum trailed Pearce with a time of 26:44.25. Following right behind was Tom Stringer who finished with a time of 26:50.93 and Hayden Schmitz who finished the race in 27:24.19. Wrapping up the scoring for Louisiana Tech was Kraemer Jackson who finished with a time of 27:32.06.

On the women's side, the Lady Techsters recorded a 25th place finish with Hayley Berg leading the way. Berg finished the 5K course in 19:54.7. Kacie Kaufman was right on her heels with a time of 20:24.86. Following Kaufman was Quinci Middlebrooks who finished in 21:56.81. Wrapping up the scoring for LA Tech was Brittany McCrum who finished with a time of 24:24.28 and Macaila Bell who finished with a time of 24:25.83.

Louisiana Tech's next action will come at the Conference USA Championships in Bowling Green, Kentucky on October 31.

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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