Athens, Ohio. --The Ohio men's and women's cross-country teams head to Louisville, Ky. to take part in the Louisville Cross Country Classic on Saturday, Oct. 5.
Ohio takes on some of its toughest competition this year, including the Kentucky Wildcats, as well as conference opponents in Bowling Green and Ball State. The Bobcats come off a strong showing at the All-Ohio Championships, with the women coming in fourth out of 35, and the men coming in sixth out of 37.
Redshirt senior Madison Sury (Waterford, Ohio) and junior Hailey Bowes (Arlington Heights, Ill.) ran well for Ohio, finishing in sixth and seven place overall, with times of 22:28.7 and 22:30.2 respectively. On the men's side, redshirt junior Griffin Butler (Newark, Ohio) finished in the top-10 in the 8K race with a time of 25:46.2.
The Bobcats take a week off of competition before heading to Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind. On Saturday, Oct. 19.