WINDCREST, TEXAS (Oct. 2, 2019) – The Fifth Annual OLLU Cross-Country Invitational will be presented by the Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's and women's cross-country teams Oct. 5. The men's and women's meet will take place on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Windcrest Golf Club in Windcrest, Texas.
The men will run first at 8 a.m., and the women will follow at 8:45 a.m.
Head Coach Stephen Sherman commented, "We are looking forward to hosting the OLLU Invitational again this year. It is shaping up to be a well-attended meet, and I am excited about the different teams that have committed to come."
In 2018, the Saints men were runners-up in the meet, while then-senior Derek Barnett captured the individual championship title with a time of 26:18.2 in the 8k. The women finished in third place, and senior Annie Trejo had the best time in the 5k for the Saints at 19:46.4 for a fourth-place finish.
Following Barnett for the Saints in 2018 were Jose Zarate, who placed eighth at 27:25.7, Izaiah Ramirez at 28:01.4 for 11th place and Andrew Moczygemba at 28:35.9 for 14th place. Miguel Segura had a time of 29:40.2, Patrick Bousselot finished at 29:55.7, Herman Duncan at 30:20.7, Samuel Cardenas at 30:36, Antonio Bustamante at 30:58, Justin Ybarra at 31:55.6, Patrick Duncan at 32.27.7 and Jose Lima at 38:25.8.
After Trejo in 2018 were Sabrina Garcia at 19:55.5 for sixth place and Andrea Gandara at 21:56.5 for 18th place. Other finishers were Sarah Taylor at 22:41.2, Audren Pineda at 24:23.1, Peyton Lammons at 25:35 and Amairan Villarreal at 26.00.
Participating schools for both men's and women's races
T-Shirts for the top 10 male finishers and top 10 female finishers will be presented. In addition, plaques for each winning team will be given out.