Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's and women's cross country teams took part in the regional crossover event on Saturday (Oct. 8) in Romeoville, Ill., with both squads coming away with top seven finishes.
The Bulldog women's team tallied 167 total points in the event, which featured 13 schools and was hosted by Lewis University.
Junior Jessica Delaney led the Bulldogs as she came in 25th overall in a time of 22:48.45 on the 5K course. Freshman Kathryn Etelamaki was next in line as she placed 26th in a time of 22:48.82 in the race.
Bulldog junior Molly Emerick took 32nd place (23:05.21) with senior Racheal McDonald coming in 39th (23:16.39) and sophomore Jordan Lee 45th (23:21.95) among FSU's scorers in the race.
On the men's side, Ferris State finished seventh of 14 schools with 181 total places.
The Bulldog men were led by senior Logan Hammer, who came in 16th overall at 25:13.50 in the 8K event. Junior Trevor Holowaty placed 21st (25:24.95) with senior Kyle Richardson 44th (26:01.95) in the race.
Sophomore Damien Halverson was 48th for FSU (26:11.52) with junior Hunter Nivison rounding out FSU's runners in scoring position with a 52nd place finish (26:17.57).
The Bulldogs will next be in action as they host the 2016 GLIAC Cross Country Championships on Oct. 22 at FSU's Katke Golf Course in Big Rapids.