Cross Country Teams Both Finish Fourth at Tommy Evans Invitational

Tyler Polman
Tyler Polman

Norton, Ohio -- The Youngstown State men's and women's cross country teams each placed fourth at the 51st Tommy Evans Invitational on Saturday morning.

The men's team scored 89 points and were led by Tyler Polman, who placed eighth with a time of 19:55.2. Derek Basinger finished 15th with a time of 20:25.8, Sean Peterson posted a time of 20:27.3 and finished 17th, Chris Butler finished 22nd with a time of 20:36.6 and Ethan Sparks was 27th with a time of 20:54.8.

Freshman Morgan Cole led the women's team with a ninth-place finish in 18:23.4, which ranks 15th in school history in the women's 5K. Nicole Squatrito placed 16th with a time of 18:54.5, Natalie Fleming posted a time of 19:08.9, Ashleigh Rowley came in 23rd with a time of 19:13.6, and Maggie Sebest finished 27th with a time of 19:16.5.

The Penguins are idle until the All-Ohio Championships, Saturday, Sept. 28, in Cedarville, Ohio.