Millikin Wins H.W. Wright Classic Cross Country Meet


Published on October 7 2013 2:52 pm
Last Updated on October 7 2013 2:52 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The Millikin men’s and women’s cross country team won the H.W. Wright Classic Cross Country Meet hosted by Millikin at South Shores Park in Decatur Saturday.

Millikin won the team competition in both the men’s and women’s races. Millikin’s Sarah Bradley (Decatur, MacArthur H.S.) won the women’s race in 24:16. Millikin’s Jamie Michl (Newton, H.S.) was second at 25:22, Liz Wrobel (Tinley Park, Andrew H.S.) was fourth at 25:37 and Ashley Livingood (Maroa, Maroa Forsyth H.S.) was fifth at 25:41.

Freshman Jeffrey Davis (O’Fallon, Mo., Timberland H.S.) was the Big Blue men’s top finisher coming in second place in a time of 28:23. Patrick Tharp (Decatur, Mt. Zion H.S.) was third at 28:25 and Jacob Griffith (Villa Grove, H.S.) was fourth at 28:39.

Millikin returns to action on Oct. 19 at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.