Men’s cross country competes in MIAA championships

The Washburn men’s cross country team finished eighth as a team out of 13 total schools in the MIAA Championships meet in Kearney, Nebraska on Oct. 23.

The team finished with a total of 218 points. Sophomore David Kibet paced the Ichabods with a 16th place finish and a time of 25:22.66, earning him MIAA honorable mention honors with the run.

Freshman Collen McLain was next for Washburn finishing 32nd with a time of 26:12.67. Behind him, sophomore Gabriel Chinya finished in 44th place with a time of 26:35.48. Also, in the top 75 was freshman Keetan Munsell, who finished 65th overall with a time of 27:07.05.
Rounding out the scoring was sophomore Brett Kulp, who finished in 77th and freshmen Gustav Morch and Cooper Griffin, who placed 89th and 92nd respectively.
On Nov. 6 the Ichabods will travel to Joplin, Missouri for the NCAA Central Regional Championships where the top three teams of the meet will advance to Nationals, along with the top 18 individuals not associated with any of the teams.

Edited by: Kyle Manthe
Edited by: Ellie Walker