The Jayhawks kicked off the 2018-19 indoor season with a short trip to GVSU. MCC took an abbreviated roster of runners to the competition.
For the men Mitch Johnson (Fruitport HS) ran the 5,000m in 16:28.88. Noah Hendricks (Fruitport HS) competed in the mile with a strong run of 4:35.66. Cameron Oleen (Fruitport HS) finished 7th overall in the 600m run with an official time of of 1:23.53, just 1 second off the national qualify standard.
On the women’s side it was Grace Sweet (Reeths Puffer HS) who ran the 1,000m and finished 5th behind a very strong Grand Valley group with a time of 3:17.05. Maddy Windberg (Spring Lake HS) ran the 3,000m against some members of the GVSU Women’s Cross Country National Champions. She ran a strong race clocking a time of 11:55.54.
Both Jayhawk squads are off until after the New Year when both teams will be back at Grand Valley on Friday, 1/11 to compete in the Bob Eubanks Open.