With most of the state of Ohio's collegiate cross country teams in attendance, Ashland University's men and women competed at the All-Ohio Championships at Cedarville on Saturday (Sept. 28) afternoon.
In the men's 8K race on Saturday, Ashland finished fifth in the NCAA Division II/NAIA division with 124 team points. Walsh (47) and Malone (69) finished 1-2.
As has been the case all season, senior Steven Kapes led the Eagle charge, placing 30th individually among all runners in all divisions in 26:13.6. And once again, senior Kyle Shively was Ashland's No. 2 runner, finishing 51st in 26:46.5, while junior Tyler Sievert was 55th in 26:50.5.
The women's 6K race also saw Ashland take fifth in the D-II/NAIA division with 154 points. Walsh (40) and Malone (47) once again took the top two team spots.
Ashland's top seven on the women's side were rounded out by junior Tracy Morgan (145th, 25:42.1), freshman Hannah Ohman (153rd, 25:56.7), senior Haylee Zigan (160th, 26:00.7), freshman Emma Hinkle (181st, 26:38.2), and junior Makayla Wagner (202nd, 27:23.9).
The Eagle men and women will finish the regular season on Oct. 11 at 5:15 p.m. at Wilmington's JennaStrong Fall Classic.