FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Benedictine University Mesa men's and women's cross country teams got their 2017 seasons underway at the George Kyte Invitational hosted by Northern Arizona University on Saturday, propelled by some solid finishes on both sides.
On the women's side, their lone runner, Lucy Hanne, racing in her first collegiate race, finished in 58th place with a time of 24:56 in the 2.6 mile race.
The men were led by Hunter Murchland, who set a school record in the 4.5 mile distance in his first collegiate race, finishing with a time of 27:30, good enough for 46th place. Dennis Arthur also had a personal record, finishing in 55th place with a time of 28:28.
The Redhawks are back in action next Saturday, when they head to California to race in the Biola Invitational.