Four of the top five runners on the Maryville College men's cross country team posted personal best times, as the squad finished 39th at the 2019 Greater Louisville Classic in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday afternoon.
Senior Daniel Beckett attacked the 8K challenge in 26:41. His pace if the second fastest 8K in school history helping the Oak Ridge, Tennessee native place 147th on the day.
Senior Ryan Lay eclipsed his own personal best with a time of 28:45 placing 239th among 276 harriers.
Additional times posted by Fighting Scots' runners included: Richard Martin (31:24 | 268th), Cooper Harrison (32:43 | Personal Best | 272nd ), Parker Owen (33:04 |Personal Best | 273rd), Lee Parker (34:56 | 275th), and Matthew Finstad (36:51 | 276th).
Coach Tyson Murphy will have his squad now prepare for the Royals Challenge in Queens, North Carolina on Friday, October 11th.