The Stars men’s cross country team will travel to Winfield, Kansas, to compete in the NAIA Mid-States Classic on Saturday, Oct. 25.
The Stars are currently ranked number 1 in the nation for men’s cross country. They will compete at 11 a.m. against rivals like Oklahoma Baptist, St. Gregory’s University, University of Science and Arts Oklahoma, and Wayland Baptist University.
Head coach Conor Holt said in a recent press release that this meet provides the opportunity to compete with intense competition.
“This is the last meet for the regular season before we head into the championship portion of the season,” OCU coach Conor Holt said. “It is a good opportunity to race against another stellar field.”
The Stars last raced at the Chile Pepper Festival in Arkansas on Oct. 4, where Peter Koskey, a junior from Kenya, helped to the team to a win.
The Stars last raced and won the college division of the Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, Ark., on Oct. 4. Peter Koskey, a junior from Keringet, Kenya, leads the pack for OCU. He has finished first, second and 17th place in the Stars’ three races this season.
Holt went on to say that the Stars have had intensive training this season.
“We have had a very good three weeks of training since our last meet, and we are looking forward to seeing everyone run to their potential and the fitness levels that Coach Aguero and I have seen on a daily basis,” Holt said.
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