Spring Hill College cross country runner Patrick Aucoin won the men's individual title at the Mobile Rampage hosted by the University of Mobile on Saturday morning.
Aucoin, a senior from River Ridge, La., completed the 5,000-meter course in a time of 16:26.15. The time places him in third position on Spring Hill College's Top 10 men's 5k times list and gives Aucoin his first individual victory of 2008.
Other SHC finishers were freshman Will Kirkikis (4th, 17:08.08) of Kenner, La., his brother junior Mark Kirkikis (10th, 18:27.14), freshman Brian Otero (11th, 18:34.50) of Miami, Fla., freshman Christian Boyer (22nd, 19:26.43) and senior Ben Lauber (30th, 20:39.00) of St. Louis, Mo. A total of 34 runners competed from five colleges.
In the team competition, Spring Hill placed second to Xavier University (La.) that completed the course with 43 points while SHC trailed with 48 points.
SHC is next scheduled to run at the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Championships on November 8 at Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Miss.