Rio Grande Sports Information
CEDARVILLE, Ohio - Cassie Mattia and Nick Wilson provided the University of Rio Grande its top finishes in Friday's All-Ohio Intercollegiate Cross Country Championships at Cedarville University.
The RedStorm only had three runners in each division and did not have a team score.
Mattia, a senior from West Chester, Ohio, finished the women's 5K course in a time of 19:38.36, which was 103rd overall and 20th among runners in the Division II/NAIA portion of the field.
Wilson, a junior from Barlow, Ohio, completed the men's 8K course in 26:31.56, which was good enough for 77th overall and 26th among DII/NAIA runners.
Freshman Samantha Barnes (Gallipolis, OH) was 125th overall and 28th among DII/NAIA women with a time of 19:55.82, while freshman Brittany Piccone (Crooksville, OH) was 60th in the DII/NAIA field and 242nd overall in a time of 21:43.32.
Senior Matt Spencer (Pickerington, OH) was 79th overall and 27th among DII/NAIA men by finishing in 26:32.03, while freshman Dustin Moritz (Ironton, OH) was 60th among DII/NAIA runners and 231st overall with a finish of 28:56.88.
Cincinnati won the men's overall team crown, with Kent State and Akron completing the top three. UC's Eric Finan had the best individual time of 24:44.49.
Miami took the overall women's team title, with Dayton finishing second and Ohio University taking third. OU's Juli Accurso had the top individual time of the day among female runners, posting a finish of 17:55.38.
Rio Grande returns to action in the Fall Classic on October 14.