JACKSON, Tenn. - 10/4/2008 - The Union University cross country teams played host to an invitational race on their own campus Saturday. In the women's race, it was the Union Lady Bulldogs taking first place. The Union men finished second in their race.
On the women's side, Union placed first, followed by UT Martin, Bethel (Tenn.) College, and Crichton (Tenn.) College. The women's individual winner was Allie Proctor of UT Martin with a time of 19:47. Union top runner, Lydia Bond, placed third with a time of 19:59.
The men's race saw UT Martin claim top spot, followed by Union, Bethel, Blue Mountain (Miss.) College, and Lambuth (Tenn.) University. Union's Seth Covington placed top among individuals racing on a team, and third overall with a time of 15:57. Former Union cross country All-American Douglas Martin raced as unattached individual and won first place with a time of 15:19.
Up next for Union cross country will be Southeastern Classic on October 25 at Berry (Ga.) College.
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