FORT WORTH, TX (9/22/12)- The Patriot Cross Country team competed at the Ram Ramble 8K hosted by Texas Wesleyan University. The field of ten schools included several associations from NAIA, NCAA Div. II, NCAA Div. III, and Arlington Baptist College the lone NCCAA school represented.
The Pats had an impressive showing capturing second place behind freshman German Lopez who finished in 4th place overall with a personal best time of 27:40. ABC had four runners in the Top 20 including Lopez: sophomore Daniel Ortega in 9th (28:50), sophomore Daniel Arevalo in 11th (28:50), and freshman Robert Cruz (30:06). Zachary Thompson (So.) rounded out the team’s top five with a season best time of 30:46 which was good for 23rd place overall.
The host team, Texas Wesleyan, took home the title with 41 points, followed by Arlington Baptist College with 62 points, and Wiley College with 104 points.
Arlington Baptist cross country will return to action Monday, Oct. 1st at the Northwestern State University Invitational in Natchitoches, LA.