Men Win Friendship Invitational, Women Take Third
Senior Evan Baum finished 45th among 207 runners in the men's 10K race.
All five of the men's scorers finished in the top 25, including a sixth-place finish by Evan Baum.
Ashley Earman took nearly 11 seconds off her previous personal best, which she ran last season at the NCAA Midwest Regional.
The men will run an 8K, while the women will run a 6K.
2012 cross country season: Was the No. 3 runner for UC at the University of Dayton's Flyer 5k Challenge at Indian Riffle Park in Kettering, placing 30th overall in 19:53.3...ran No. 4 for the Bearcats in the Queen City Invitational at Cincinnati's Mount Airy Forest, covering the 5k course in 19:56.91 and placing 14th overall...was 92nd overall and No. 4 for UC at Vanderbilt University's Commodore Classic at Percy Ward Park in Nashville, circuiting the 6k course in 23:31.56...placed 24th overall and ran No. 5 for UC at the All-Ohio Collegiate Championships at the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, completing the 5k course in 18:59.69, bettering her time from the 2011 All-Ohio by 1:17...was the No. 5 runner for UC at the Pre-Nationals Invitational at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park in Louisville, running the 6k course in 23:19.5 - 13 seconds better than her time on the same course in the 2011 BIG EAST championship meet - and finishing 133rd overall...was No. 3 for UC and 72nd overall at the BIG EAST Conference championship meet at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y., running the 6k course in 23:33.47...at the NCAA Great Lakes she finished with a time of 22:51, good for 140th place...
2011 cross country season: Had the 32nd fastest combined times at the VMI Relays, finishing her first 1.5-mile leg in 10:06 and second in 10:22 for a combined time of 20:28; teamed with Sara Knollman (9:55 + 10:18 = 20:13) to finish 15th as a relay team in 40:41...was 46th overall at the Queen City Invitational at A.J. Jolly Park in Alexandria, Ky., completing the 5k course in 20:37.3...finished 77th overall at Vanderbilt University's Commodore Classic at Percy Ward Park in Nashville, running the 5k course in 20:09.2...was 43rd overall in the open race at the All-Ohio Collegiate Championships at the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, completing the 5k course in 20:16.76...finished 253rd overall and No. 5 for UC at the Pre-Nationals meet at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Ind., completing the 6k course in 24:28...was 105th overall and No. 6 for UC at the BIG EAST Conference championship meet at Louisville's E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park, running the 6k course in 23:32.2.
Collegiate career bests: 5k - 18:59.69 (2012 All-Ohio) 6k - 23:19.5 (2012 Pre-Nationals)