WILSON, NC – The Winston-Salem State University cross country teams hit the trails today to take part in the Bulldog Cross Country Invitational hosted by Barton College. The Rams women's cross country team set the tone for the day when the team totaled 75 points to place second in the meet while the Rams totaled 200 points to place seventh.
The Rams women's team had some solid performances at the meet with sophomore Domtilla Kiplagat leading the way for the Rams. She finished fifth in the women's 5K run when she ran a 21:04.37 at the meet while senior Fawzia Kheir placed eighth with a 21:27.56. Senior Tametris Morrison rounded out the Rams' top three finishers when she placed 16th with a 22:28.29.
The Rams men's team also had a strong day with freshman Mitchell Brown leading the way. He paced the Rams with a 28:45.78 in the men's 8K run to place 13th. Senior Harold Blakely placed 41st with a 33:32.08 while sophomore Julian Massey added a 56th placed finish with a 36:42.82.
The Rams cross country teams will return to action next weekend when the teams take part in the Adidas Cross Country Challenge at the WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. For more information on Rams cross country, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (33^) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.