Hawks run in JSU Foothills Invite

Hawks run in JSU Foothills Invite

OXFORD, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's and women's cross country teams competed in the JSU Foothills Invite on Saturday.

The Huntingdon men placed 15th in a 20-team division with a score of 408 points and the women were 18th in a 21-team division with a score of 539 points.

The race featured a division for Division I teams and a second for Division II, Division III, NAIA and junior college programs. In addition to Huntingdon, Division III programs Emory, Piedmont, Birmingham-Southern, Millsaps and Rust competed in both races. Division III Mississippi University for Women competed in the women's race, but not the men's race.


Notable: Division III Emory won both the men's and women's race. The men won with a score of 15 points and the women won with a score of 19 points.


Winning Times:

Men: 25:37.10 (8K)– Michael Coccia, Unattached

Women: 22:49.43 (5K) – Gabrielle Stravach, Emory


How the Hawks Finished

Men (8K)                                                                                          

Elijah Sarmiento – 30:21.80 (98th of 183)

John Vise – 31:26.10 (113th)

Sam Larson – 31:38.70 (118th)

Nevada Parker – 31:40.70 (120th)

Gardner Binion – 34:15.50 (139th)

Adrian Harper – 36:56.80 (156th)

Milan Branch – 37:43.00 (161st)


Women (5K)

Madison Rackley – 25:37.60 (135th of 181)

Damali Thomas – 25:42.40 (137th)

Mary Stanley – 26:19.70 (139th)

Dalyla Purifoy – 28:30.40 (151st)

Autumn Allday – 29:25.40 (160th)

Kayleigh Blankenship – 35:34.00 (177th)


Coming Up: Huntingdon will run in the Piedmont Invitational on Oct. 7.