KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Receiving consecutive second place finishes to open up 2018, the UMKC men’s and women’s cross country teams will look to ascend to the top when they compete this Friday at the Ideal Renters Pink Classic located in Peoria, Ill.
The race this weekend will consist of quality opponents as the women’s side will be competing against a total of 12 regionally ranked teams while the men’s side will be facing off against 14 regionally ranked teams. It will be a packed house for the Roos as a whopping 70 teams will racing this weekend at Bradley
Starting on the women’s squad will be Mia Jerman (Ste. Genevieve, Mo.), Katie Hanners (Jackson, Mo.), Halley Dean (Shawnee, Kan.), Claire Fuhlhage, Caroline Meyers, Sommer Herner and Abigail Murphy.
Looking at the lineup for the men’s side, the starters for the Roos will consist of Daylan Quinn (Mountain View, Mo.), Marcus Johnson (Nixa, Mo.), Ryan Parson (Farmington, Mo.), Max Selbach, Maury Miller, Walker Miller, Josh Sanders (Maryville, Mo.), Lachlan Moore (Nixa, Mo.) and Taylor Stephen.
In regards to the races, the women will run the 6k race while the men will be competing in the 8k race.
There will be a total of five races this weekend in Peoria, Ill. The races included are as followed: Women’s White Race (B Race, 1 p.m. CT), Men’s White Race (B Race, 1:45 p.m. CT), Mixed-Gender Race (2:30 p.m. CT), Women’s Red Race (A Race, 3:15 p.m. CT) and the Men’s Red Race (A Race, 4 p.m. CT).
To find out more information for the meet this Friday in Peoria, Ill., go to bradleybraves.com/sports/2011/8/30/205263915.aspx to keep up-to-date on the Roos’ whereabouts.
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