COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - RJ Navarro finished 10th to earn All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference status and the Austin College men came in at third overall, the program's highest finish ever, while the 'Roo women had several strong performances at the 2019 SCAC Championship Meet.
Navarro became the first 'Roo runner since 2014 and just the second ever to earn All-SCAC honors, coming in with a time of 27:10.5. Andrew Thomas added a 17th place finish with a time of 28:01.6, and Johnny Biffar was 20th with a time of 28:10.9 in the 8k race. The 'Roos also got a 26th place finish from Chris Biffar, who finished with a time of 28:53.9, and Charlie McIntyre rounded out the scoring with a 29th place finish and a time of 29:07.8.
On the women's side, Danielle Lozano paced the 'Roos with a personal record time of 25:27, putting her in 22nd place overall in the 6k race, while Madison Barnum finished with the second best time of her career at 26:00.5, good for 26th place. Tori Dodd and Becca Tobias also had strong performances, with Tobias setting a new personal record with a time of 35:46 while Dodd finished in 33:29.7.
The season isn't over yet for the 'Roo men, as they will now head to the NCAA South/Southeast Regional hosted by Rhodes on November 16.