PENSACOLA, Fla. - The Spring Hill College men's cross country team finished 5th of 10 teams at the Gulf Coast Stampede hosted by the University of West Florida on Saturday.
As a team, the Badgers scored 127 points and averaged 30:18.60 over the 8-kilometer course and finished in a total team time of 2:31:33.
Junior Will Kirkikis of Kenner, La., was the top SHC finisher with a 13th place finish out of 76 runners in a time of 28:29 while sophomore Thomas Kinsey of Fairhope, Ala., scored for the Badgers with a 27th place finish in a time of 29:44.
Freshman Brennan Gaffney of St. Louis, Mo., finished in 34th position in 30:06.
Freshman Fritz Boudreaux of Pensacola was 44th in a time of 31:28 and junior Christian Boyer of Mobile's McGill-Toolen finished in 47th place at 31:46 to closeout the SHC scoring.
Other SHC runs included freshman Eric Mooney of Ohio finished in 51st place at 32:05 and junior Brandon Arquette of Greenville, S.C., who was in 57th place at 32:43.
The Badgers next run on Friday, October 8, beginning at 5:15 p.m. at the Watson Ford Invitational hosted by Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss.