Brenner earns All-Region as cross country competes at South Regional
Friday, November 9, 2018
By Logan Butts
Brenner earns All-Region as cross country competes at South Regional

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Lipscomb cross country squad closed out its season on a strong note on Friday morning as the Bisons took on the NCAA South Region Championships in Tallahassee, Florida.

The women’s squad placed an ASUN-best 10th overall with a total of 240 points.

The Lady Bisons were led by an All-Region performance from junior Courtney Brenner, fresh of the dual honors of ASUN Individual Champion and Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Brenner finished 19th overall out of 208 runners with a time of 21:09.4 in the 6K, the second-best mark of any ASUN participant.

The men finished 14th with a total of 346 points, the second-highest mark of any ASUN program, placing them in between fellow Tennessee schools Vanderbilt and Memphis in the standings.

The Bisons were paced by sophomore Silas Griffith. Griffith finished 38th out of 172 runners with a 32:35.7 mark in the 10K, the second-best mark for an ASUN runner.

On the women’s side, junior Brooke Kingma (21:35.0) and sophomore Lauren Flynt (21:40.0) also finished in the top-50 at 42nd and 48th, respectively.

Closing out the Lady Bisons group were sophomores Grace Lahey (22:07.8) in 70th, Kayla Rudie (22:20.6) in 76th, and Haley Kling (23:08.8) in 113th.

For the men, junior Kyle Johnson (32:51.9) finished just outside the top-50 at 52.

He was followed by junior Owen Glogovsky (33:21.0) in 70th, sophomore Jonathan Schwind (34:00.3) in 97th, junior Zach Israel (34:01.0) in 98th, and junior John Green (35:09.6) in 122nd.