2017 Men's Cross Country/Distance Track
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The Point women finished third out of six schools and the men placed third out of five schools at the Reinhardt Invitational.
Cross Country - Sat, Sep. 2, 2017

CANTON, Ga.     The Point University women's cross country team finished its 4000-meter race with a third-place among six schools, and the men's team completed its 6000-meter event with a third-place finish among five schools at the Reinhardt University Invitational at Boling Park in Canton, Ga., Friday, Sept. 1.  


WOMEN'S DIVISION:  Point senior Rebecca Guadiana (Oak View, CA) finished first for the Skyhawks and placed 12th overall with a time of 16:22.63, the second-fastest time ever run by a Skyhawk over that distance.  Senior Shelby Garritson (Fullerton, CA) ran a time of 17:42.07, Point's third-best time ever over 6000 meters, and finished 23rd.  Sophomore Ashley Kaeser (Rincon, GA) finished 32nd with a time of 19:04.07 and sophomore Amanda Dalton (Melbourne, Fla.) finished 37th with a time of 19:39.40.


Senior Celly Ruiz (Ontario, Calif.) placed 45h in her second collegiate race with a time of 21:37.42, and senior Kimberly Irvin (Atlanta, GA) placed 55th among the 60 runners with a time of 25:17.64.

MEN'S DIVISION:  Freshman Donquarius Chappell (Trumann, AR) finished in 14th place with a time of 21:58.11, Point's second-fastest time ever for the 6000-meter distance, and freshman Nico Seaton (Cumming, GA) placed one spot behind Chappell in 15th place with a time of 22:01.34, the third-best time ever.  Senior Rafa Hewett (Lewiston, ID) placed 17th with a time of 22:12.91, the fifth-fastest time in Point history for 6000 meters.


Junior Tyler Agan (Locust Grove, GA) placed 19th with a time of 22:26.19 and senior Steven Tracy (Saint Simons Island, GA) rounded out Point's top five runners in 27th place with a time of 24:42.83.  Sophomore Drew Duram (LaGrange, GA) placed 29th with a time of 25:06.69, and sophomore completed the top seven with a time of 25:32.81, and placed 32nd overall.


Senior Roberto Carrizosa (Phoenix, Ariz) finished 33rd with a time of 25:50.67, and senior Clay Cofer (McDonough, GA), placed 34th with a time of 25:57.66.  Freshman Luis Garcia (Rincon, GA) also completed the race in 38th place among 47 total runners and posted a time of 27:17.70.


NEXT MEET:  Coached by Zachery Tyler, Point races next at the Middle Georgia State Invitational in Macon, Ga., Saturday, Sept. 9.  The men's race begins at 8:30 a.m., and the women's event begins approximately one hour later.