Men’s cross country
In their last meet before the NCAC Championship, the Kenyon men’s cross country team placed 18th out of 32 teams in the Inter-Regional Rumble hosted by Oberlin College on Oct. 15. Keegan Minahan ’24 was first across the finish line for the Owls, finishing the 8K in 25:58.5, which earned him 34th place out of 299 runners. Joshua Breard ’26 came next, placing 66th with a time of 26:28.6, followed shortly by Sam Rabieh ’25 (135th place), whose time of 27:27.4 was a new personal record. Jason Montgomery ’23 (162nd) broke his personal record as well with a time of 27:50.7, while Jack Burczak ’23 (170th) was the last of the Owls’ scoring runners, with a time of 27:58.7.
Kenyon’s next race, the conference championship, will take place at the College of Wooster on Oct. 29 at 11 a.m.
Women’s cross country
Last weekend, the Kenyon women’s cross country team traveled to Oberlin College to compete in the 6K Inter-Regional Rumble. Competing against 282 runners from 32 schools, the Owls placed 20th overall with a total of 571 points. Many runners got their best times of the season.
First to cross the finish line for Kenyon was Anna Harnsberger ’23 in 39th with a time of 23:23.7. Not far behind was Alice Riley ’23, who completed the course in 23:31.6 to earn 50th place. Following the seniors was Anna Brown ’26, who placed 112th with a personal record of 24:42.7. Lorien Kauffman ’24 finished in 209th with a time of 26:48.0, and Jada Swearingen ’24 finished in 28:34.7 for 251st place.
The Owls are set to compete in the NCAC Championship hosted by the College of Wooster on Oct. 29.