CSU Cross Country Competes Against DI Schools at FSU Invitational
Tallahassee, FL – The Columbus State University men's and women's cross country teams tomahawked their way to Tallahassee for the Florida State University Invitational Friday night and competed against more than 150 runners from 17 colleges and universities across the country.
The largest field in the history of the FSU Invitational ran at the new Apalachee Regional Cross Country Course.
The Cougars finished ninth overall as a team, while competing against mostly Division I opponents.
The men's 8K run was won by Auburn freshman Kane Grimster with a time of 25:30.11.
CSU sophomore Ian Edwards continued to lead the Cougars on the season finishing in 19th place with a time of 26:29.75.
The women's 5K was won by unattached runner Jackie Drouin with a time of 17:30.23.
The Lady Cougars placed in 11th place as a team as North Florida won the event.
The highest finishing Lady Cougar was junior Moneque English, who finished 66th in the race with a time of 20:35.42. Moneque's twin sister, Moneka English, almost bested her sibling, finishing two spots behind her with a time of 20:36.60 in 68th.
Both CSU's cross country programs will head north for their next meet of the season at the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational on September 30 in Charlotte, NC.