VANCOUVER, Wash. - 11/19/2011 - The Union University cross country qualified three runners for the 2011 NAIA Cross Country National Championships. Union men’s runner Alex Bett finished 36th, while Union women’s runners Audrey Hazlehurst and Allison Martin finished 108th and 114th respectively.
Bett’s 36th place finish was just six spots off the All-American position. The top 30 finishers in the race are named to the All-American team. His 36th finish was also his career best in his four NAIA National Tournaments. Bett ran the 8K event in a time of 25:00.
Hazelhurst, a former USJ standout, finished with a 19:31 in the 5K event in just her first national tournament. Martin, of Montrose, Colo., finished 114th in her second national tournament with a time of 19:34. This was Martin’s best finish in the nationals to this point in her career.
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