Mount Union's men's cross country team travels to the All-Ohio Championships on Friday, October 4 where the start time is slated for 2:00 p.m. in Cedarville, Ohio.
The Purple Raiders are coming off a first place finish at the Otterbein Invitational on September, 21 in Westerville, Ohio where Alex Wilson (Macedonia/Nordonia) won the individual side of the race with a time of 26:10.6.
The Raiders received 46 points where they finished first out of 17 teams as Wilson finished first of 210 runners. Mount Union had two other runners finish in the top ten, Dan McGeary (Worthington/Thomas Worthington) finished in fifth place (26:34.5) and Dylan Garritano (Akron/St. Vincent-St. Mary) came in ninth (26:40.9).
Last year at the All-Ohio Championships in Cedarville, the Raiders finished in ninth (248 points) as they were led by Jake Boyer (East Liverpool/East Liverpool) who finished in 26th with a time of 26:38.2 out of 153 runners.
The Mount Union men's cross country team returns to the course on October 18 when they travel to the Wilmington Fall Classic at 4:30 p.m. in Wilmington, Ohio.