Tigers Place Sixth at NAIA Mid-States

The Doane men's cross country team came away with a disappointing sixth place finish at the NAIA Mid-States Classic this week, having higher hopes entering the meet.  The 23rd-ranked Tigers finished with a team time of 2:12:36 and 161 points.  Colorado College won the meet with 125 points and a team time of 2:11:13.

Sufian Kimo paced the Tigers with a fourth place finish as he ran a time of 25:33.  Paul Garcia finished 24th after running a time of 26:23.  Edwin Ronoh and Scott Ohlson finished 37th and 38th, respectively.  Ronoh ran a time of 26:38 and Ohlson finished with a time of 26:39.  Phil Rohde rounded out the Tiger's Top Five as he placed 59th and ran a time of 27:21.

Jarid Holliday ran a time of 27:39 and placed 72nd for the Tigers.  Jordan Pieper placed 80th with a time of 27:51.  Tyler Jackman finished 85th after a time of 27:58.

Jamil Chehade finished with a time of 28:28 and placed 107th in the meet.  Zach Sims was 132nd with a time of 29:22.  Matt Rosser placed 140th with a time of 29:38.

Jory Pflasterer placed 163rd with a time of 30:31 and Zach Christiansen was 166th with a time of 30:36.  Omar Fernandez placed 173rd with a time of 30:57.

Ryan Corrigan took 192nd place after a time of 32:26 and Andrew Ohlson placed 197th with a time of 32:53.

A total of 215 runners took part in the meet with 22 teams scoring points.

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