Millikin Cross Country Team Competes at Spartan Invitational

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Published on September 11 2013 1:29 pm
Last Updated on September 11 2013 1:29 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The Millikin men’s and women’s cross country team competed at the Aurora Spartan Invitational in Aurora, Ill. on Sept. 6. The Millikin women finished in sixth place and turned in several times in the Millikin all-time Top 25.  The Big Blue men finished in eighth.

Sarah Bradley (Decatur, MacArthur H.S.) was Millikin’s top female finisher in 24th in 23:52.3, which was sixth fastest in Millikin history. Jamie Michl (Newton, H.S.) was 32nd with a 24:26.5, which was 15th fastest. Three other Big Blue runners turned in Top 25 times including Amanda Meeker (Pacific, Mo., H.S.) in 24:41.9 (16th all-time), Liz Wrobel (Tinley Park, Andrew H.S.) 25:14.3 (20th all-time) and Ashley Livingood (Maroa, Maroa Forsyth H.S.) in 25:36.0 (22nd all-time).

The Millikin men’s top performer was Patrick Tharp (Decatur, Mt. Zion H.S.) in 51st with a time of 27:31.2.