Mean Green Finish 11th At Pre-Nationals
Senior Mike Lowe Finished 48th
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Senior Mike Lowe led the North Texas men's cross country team to an 11th place finish Saturday at Pre-Nationals at E.P. `Tom' Sawyer Park.
Lowe led the Mean Green with a 48th place finish at 25:15.6, his second best time at Pre-Nationals. Senior Rick Nally placed 64th with a time of 25:24.8 and freshman Jack Beaumont was 70th at 25:30.1. Sophomore Tim Jones came in 80th with a time of 25:37.5 and Alex Cleveland was the fifth scorer in 113th place at 26:05.6.
As a team, the Mean Green placed 11th out of 24 teams in the 8k unseeded race with 287 points. Ohio State took home the win with 103 points.
Men (11th place)
48. Mike Lowe 25:15.6
64. Rick Nally 25:24.8
70. Jack Beaumont 25:30.1
80. Tim Jones 25:37.5
113. Alex Cleveland 26:05.6
139. Zach Kirkland 26:19.8
190. Hayden Murphy 27:16.6
The Mean Green will have two weeks to prepare for the Conference USA Championships on Oct. 28 held in Clinton, Mississippi.
-Beaumont, Nally and Murphy compete at Pre-Nationals for the first time
-Lowe had his best-ever finish in 48th place
-Jones ran a personal-best at the event with a time of 25:37.5