Bisons, Lady Bisons compete in Evansville XC event
Saturday, October 17, 2009
Bisons, Lady Bisons compete in Evansville XC event
The Lipscomb Bisons, rated 15th in the South Region for the second week in a row, competed in two different events over the weekend.

A large group participated in the University of Evansville Invitational in Evansville, Ind. As a team the Bisons finished ninth in a field of 14 teams.

The Bisons are ranked fifth for the second week in a row in the Atlantic Sun poll.

Leading the way for the Bisons was Hunter Hethcoat, who crossed the line in 37th place with a time of 27:40 on the 8-K course.

Isaiah Greer finished 48th with a time of 27:53.22. Jonathan Williams was close behind in 51st place with a time of 27:59.31. Ben Wright was 54th with a time of 28:04.04.

A group finished in the 80s in the field of 151 runners. Aaron Todd was 85th (28:52.18), Mike Yang was 86th (28:56.89), Austin Bever in 87th (28:59.98) and Andrew Shankles was 89th with a time of 29:03.58.

Andrew Jones was 108th (29:43.05), Jeff Hoover finished 111th (29:49.89) and Paul Wright was 118th (30:16.42).

Four Lady Bisons competed in the women’s 5-K race at Evansville. The Lady Bisons are rated seventh in the conference poil.

Ashley Lehman finished 18th in a field of 107 runners with a time of 20:01.32.

Priya Pappu was second with a time of 20:30.91. Shannon Shoemake crossed the finish line in a time of 20:40.09 to finish 39th.

Laura Stewart finished in 78th place with a time of 22:34.98.