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JWU has strong showing at NAIA Nationals

JWU has strong showing at NAIA Nationals

The 'Cats closed out the 2016 season at the 61st Annual NAIA Men's Cross Country National Championship in Elsah, Ill. on Saturday.

Alberto Rodriguez (San Jacinto, Calif.) was the first Wildcats across the finish line the the 8K race. He finished in 245th place with a time of 27:07. Steven Juarez (Gering, Neb.) finished in 299th at 28:27 to round out the Wildcat competitors.

Southern Oregon University took the men's team title with a score of 122 points to earn their second-ever title.

JWU will now look to indoor track season as it gets underway in December.

245    Alberto Rodriguez       27:07   
299 Steven Juarez 28:27