Cross Country Harriers Compete at Oberlin Interregional Rumble Meet

Micah Swartz

By Jim Powers

The Lorain County Community College Commodores competed at the Oberlin College Interregional Rumble Cross Country meet on Saturday, Oct. 14. The men finished 26th out of 27 teams, the women did not field a complete team this week.

Gabrielle Post (Avon Lake) again led the Commodore women, finishing the 6K course in 26:24, good for 206th place out of 313 runners. On the men’s side, Micah Swartz (Lakewood) finished the 8K course in 28:04, which landed him in 120th place out of 308 runners. Five of LCCC’s eight runners on the men’s team set season best times in the race. With the regular season now complete, the Commodores now turn their attention to the  NJCAA DIII Region 12 Meet to be held in Lansing Michigan on Saturday October 27.

Women 6K (313 runners)

Gabrielle Post                   206th place          26:24
Samantha Glass                247th place         27:19
Alexis Cozart                     299th place          30:47
Emily Biltz                          307th place          32:07

Men 8K (308 runners)

Micah Swartz                    120th place          28:04 – season best
Justin Below                      280th place          32:07 – season best
Nathaniel Stumph            292nd place         32:30
Luke Lengel                       294th place          33:33 – season best
Ian Hamilton                      298th place         34:10 – season best
Stephen Mendak              303rd place         38:29
Jacob Kelley                       307th place          42:31 – season best
Luis Ramos                        308th place          43:00