MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Lions men's cross country team had a very impressive performance at the Montevallo Pre-Region Meet on Saturday, September 17. As a team, Mars Hill finished third overall out of 13 total teams and first in the SAC.
Nathan Jones finished 5th overall and first in the SAC with a time of 24:57. He is only the fourth athlete to break the 25 minute barrier in school history. Brandon Beard came in 2nd on the team with a one minute personal record, finishing at 25:50. Noah Allison was third on the team with a 30 second PR (26:10).Gil Gilreath, Brian and Brad Barbee, Josh Flores, Tucker Dandenault, Braxten Logan, Skyler Cantrell, James Benik, Danny Garcia Soto and Emmanuel McMillan all had 8k PRs today as well.
The team will return to action on Saturday, October 1, traveling just down I-26 to compete in the UNC Asheville Challenge.