MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY FINISHES FOURTH AT VIRGINIA UNION INVITE

The ECSU Men's Cross Country team finished fourth overall at the Virginia Union University Invitational held Friday afternoon in Richmond.
Sept. 20, 2015

RICHMOND, VA- The Elizabeth City State University men's cross country team finished fourth overall at the Virginia Union University Invitational held Friday afternoon at Bryan Park.

The host Panthers took first place for the 8k run with the top four individuals and seventh overall for a team score of 17.

Virginia State came in second (61), followed by Chowan (75), ECSU (79) and Washington Adventist University (106).

Freshman Hyshem Staten placed highest of the Viking runners at 11th overall, posting a total time of 33:29.8 (6:44 per mile). ECSU also held down the 12th and 14th places courtesy of Jonquin Elliott (33:57.3) and Efrain Rosado (37:45.1)

ECSU's five runners totaled an overall time of 3:09:35.3. The Cross Country teams will return to action at the Virginia State University XC Invite next Friday in Petersburg, VA.