GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Furman men's team won the 38th Gene Mullin Furman Cross Country Invitational Saturday morning in Greenville, S.C., while the Paladin women's team finished second behind Georgia. The men's team scored 26 points in the field of 11 teams, and the women's team scored 56 points in the field of 13 teams.
Senior Charlie McGoogan was the top collegiate finisher after turning in a time of 25:42 on the 8K course. Junior Lee Gilmer placed third with a time of 25:49, and junior Chris Caldwell took fourth place with a time of 26:15. Three additional Paladins finished in the top 20, with freshman Jack Klecker claiming 12th with a time of 26:56, junior John Miller taking 13th with a time of 27:01, and freshman Tyler Greathouse placing 16th after posting a time of 27:10.
Junior Brooke Mosteller led the Furman women's team after taking second place among collegiate finishers with a time of 18:31 on the 5K course. Senior Jenna Callahan placed seventh with a time of 19:03, and junior Rebecca Shelton took 14th place with a time of 19:29. Paladin freshman Catherine Burton placed 17th with a time of 19:35, followed by junior Erin Barker in 18th with a time of 19:36 to round out Furman's top 20 finishers.
Freshman Julia Means was 26th with a time of 19:49, and junior Charlee Coggins placed 29th with a time of 19:55. Sophomore Haley Gray posted a time of 19:57 to take 31st place, followed by freshman Erika Shaver in 32nd place with a time of 20:01. Senior Julia Bryant placed 37th with a time of 20:30.
Rookie Kacie Shoen placed 50th with a time of 21:01. Junior Tricia Rossettie took 52nd place after recording a time of 21:06, while sophomore Hannah Robinson was 53rd with a time of 21:10. Sophomore Jessica Pate was 59th with a time of 21:33, and freshman Allison Davey placed 69th with a time of 22:30. Freshman Mary Mickelsen took 71st place with a time of 22:37.
Furman will run at the Blue Ridge Open in Boone, N.C. on Oct. 15.
Gene Mullin Furman Cross Country Invitational Collegiate Results