WINDCREST, TEXAS (Oct. 9, 2021) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's cross-country team placed second in the Sixth Annual OLLU Cross-Country Invitational this morning at the Windcrest Golf Club.
Texas A&M International University captured the 8k title with a time of 2:04:53, while OLLU followed at 2:07:54. Third place went to St. Edward's University (2:09:19), followed by Trinity University (2:13:02), Texas Lutheran University (2:19:12), Schreiner University (2:27:49) and Huston-Tillotson University (2:51:01).
Jose Zarate (JR/Mentone Beach, Calif.) was the Saints' top finisher with a time of 24:56.3 for fourth place overall out of 69 runners. His time is a new OLLU record. Julio Sanchez (FR/Philadelphia, Pa.) had a time of 25:18.5 for seventh place and Nathaniel Rodriguez (JR/San Antonio, Texas) finished at 25:36.0 for 10th place.
Other finishers are as follows:
Isaac Martinez (JR/Weslaco, Texas) – 25:51.3
JoseCarlos Hernandez (FR/Natalia, Texas) – 26:13.1
Diego Moran (FR/San Antonio, Texas) – 26:18.1
Hector Puente (SR/McAllen, Texas) – 26:46.8
Joseph Gonzales (FR/Laredo, Texas) – 26:53.1
Antonio Bustamante (SR/El Paso, Texas) – 27:04.0
Robert Rios (FR/San Antonio, Texas) – 27:37.9
The Saints will get set to host the Red River Athletic Conference Championships next on Nov. 5 at the Windcrest Golf Club.