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UK Women’s Cross Country Second at Greater Louisville Classic

Louisville, Ky. (WYMT) -- The UK women's cross country team was the top-NCAA team finisher, and No. 2 team overall with 130 points, as seniors Cally Macumber and Allison Peare posted top-10 finishes on Saturday at the Greater Louisville Classic.

Macumber and Peare placed Nos. 2 and 7 respectively with times of 16:57.75 and 17:24.67. Macumber ran a 5K in fewer than 17 minutes for the second time this season.

The University of Guelph from Canada won the women’s team competition with 60 points.

The UK men's team placed 27th overall on 688 points. MacKay Wilson was UK's top finisher in 42nd (37 points) with a time of 25:28.89.

Freshman Cassidy Hale turned in a top-10 performance in her hometown with a 17th-place time of 17.40.77 (16), Taylor Wendler was 46th with a time of 18:07.86 (45) and Anna Bostrom was UK's No. 5 finisher placing 62nd overall with a time of 18:23.24 (60).

Gabriel Harm was 154th in 26:38.37 (136), Jake Wildenmann was 178th in 26:51.93 (155), Keffri Neal 27:08.13 placed 195th (168) and Tim Layten rounded out UK's top-5 with a 195th-place time of 27:47.09 (192).

Kentucky will return to action for the last race of the regular season, the Pre-NCAA Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind., on Oct. 19.

Men’s Team Results (Winner and UK Only)
1. University of Guelph: 60
27. Kentucky: 688

Men’s Individual Results (Winner and UK Only)
1. Peter Okwera: 24:20.39
42. Mackay Wilson: 25:28.89 (37)
154. Gabe Harm: 26:38.37 (136)
178. Jake Wildenmann: 26:51.93 (155)
195. Keffri Neal 27:08.13 (168)
233. Tim Layten: 27:47.09 (192)
245 John Burke: 28:08.22
248. Cole Oliver: 28:17.36

Women’s Team Results
1. University of Guelph: 49
2. Kentucky: 130

Women’s Individual Results (Winner and UK only)
1. Ann Eason (EKU): 16:51.39
2. Cally Macumber 16:57.75
7. Allison Peare: 17:24.67
17. Cassidy Hale: 17.40.77 (16)
46. Taylor Wendler: 18:07.86 (45)
62. Anna Bostrom: 18:23.24 (60)
84. Amy Hansen: 18:37.05 (81)
108. Kristen Hale: 18:53.11 (103)

Unattached
99. Hiruni Wijayaratne: 18:47.33
134. Lauren Kahre: 19:07.77


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