Sunday, September 13, 2009
Columbia, Mo. The Kansas men’s cross country team won its second straight race on Saturday, winning the Missouri Cross Country Challenge.
The KU women’s team took second behind host Missouri.
Exhibiting a solid team running strategy, the men captured the No. 2 – No. 5 spots, as well as placing three others in the top 10.
Donny Wasinger led the squad, finishing second overall with an 8K time of 26:05.30.
Sophomores Zach Zarda and Austin Bussing placed third and fourth, respectively. Zarda posted an 8K time of 26:11.20, while Bussing ran a career-best time of 26:17.50.
The women’s team also had a solid showing, finishing six points behind the Tigers.
In their 2009 season debuts, Lauren Bonds and Amanda Miller both posted career-best 5K times. Bonds finished fourth overall in 18:10.80, while Miller took fifth with a time of 18:22.70.