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ENMU women's cross country third at Hobbs


September 29, 2019

HOBBS — Both Eastern New Mexico cross country teams recorded top five finishes on Friday night at the New Mexico Junior College Cross Country Invitational at Harry McAdams Park, with the women claiming third and the men fifth.

The women's team scored 84 points, while the men's side had 135. Junior Aminata Kenyawani led the women's side with a sixth-place finish following a time of 19:56.04 in the 5K race while freshman Jon Fuentes shined once again for the men's side with an 8K time of 26:16.24, good enough for ninth place individually.

Eastern New Mexico had three athletes finish in the top 15 on the women's side as Kayla Sisneros and Neri Getraide finished in 11th and 15th place respectively. Sisneros finished with a time of 20:50.10 while Getraide finished with a time of 21:22.25 to provide a balanced lineup for the Hounds.

Junior Jessie Madrid finished with a time of 27:00.68 to finish just behind Fuentes in 13th place. Shane Rinde, Toby Kirk and Brandon Chavez all finished in 46th, 50th and 51st.

The Greyhounds will be off this week before racing Oct. 12 at the Fort Hays State Tiger Open.


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