MUNCIE, Ind. - The Ohio men's cross country team placed fifth with 127 points at the 2011 Mid-American Conference Cross Country Championships Saturday afternoon. The meet was held at the Muncie Elks Country Club.
Junior Tyler Ames (Cortland, Ohio) paced all Ohio runners as he placed 10th, finishing in a time of 24:48.0. Fellow junior Noah Howkins (Stow, Ohio) also posted a strong performance as he clocked a time of 24:54.5 to place 14th.
Both Ames and Howkins took home All-MAC Second Team honors.
Sophomore Chase Robinson (Navarre, Ohio) was the third finisher for the Bobcats as he placed 33rd, posting a time of 25:20.3
Eastern Michigan claimed the team title, finishing with 168 points. Central Michigan's Tecumseh Adams captured the individual title in a time of 24:01.6.
Ohio returns to action on Nov. 12 as it heads to the 2011 NCAA Regional Championships in Toledo, Ohio.