Warhawks XC Finish 20th Overall in Arkansas’ Chile Pepper Invitational

  • Staff Reporter

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The ULM men’s and women’s cross country units finished 20th in their respective team standings at the conclusion of the Arkansas Chile Pepper Invitational, which took place on the University of Arkansas Experimental Farm course.

The top men’s finisher for the Warhawks was Kiprotich Mitei, who completed the 8k race in a time of 26:26.5, while the ULM women were led by Edith Jebet, who posted a time of 19:17.2 in the 5k event.

Jebet was followed in the race by teammates Sharon Jerono (20:04.8) and Angela Jepchirchir (20:16.9), who finished 84th and 98th, respectively. Kaye-Loni Bowden logged the fourth-best time on the women’s team (20:36.4), finishing 121st in the process.

ULM’s Allison Tyler (23:32.4) came through with a 279th-place finish, while Alexus Robertson (36:28.8) finished 350th.

Kiprotich was one of two Top-50 finishers for ULM on the men’s side, along with Gregor Findlay, who placed 49th with a time of 26:53.6. Gabriel Wilcox crossed the line 164th, with a time of 28:39.8, beating out Warhawk teammates Eric Hawkins (28:51.6) and Allen Mire (29:05.5), who finished 175th and 185th, respectively.

The remaining two ULM runners were Adrian Harris, who finished 246th in a time of 30:34.9, and Victor Kipkirui, who was 283rd with a time of 31:34.6.

The Warhawks now return to Clinton, Miss. for the Mississippi College Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 12.

ULM Women Only Results

Place Individual Time
20 ULM 537 pts.
36 Edith Jebet 19:17.2
84 Sharon Jerono 20:04.8
98 Angela Jepchirchir 20:16.9
121 Kaye-Loni Bowden 20:36.4
279 Allison Tyler 23:32.4
350 Alexus Robertson 36:28.8


ULM Men Only Results

Place Individual Time
20 ULM 560 pts.
23 Kiprotich Mitei 26:26.5
49 Gregor Findlay 26:53.6
164 Gabriel Wilcox 28:39.8
175 Eric Hawkins 28:51.6
185 Allen Mire 29:05.5
246 Adrian Harris 30:34.9
283 Victor Kipkirui 31:34.6

Article sourced from provided press release.

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