NIACC cross country teams compete at nationals on Saturday

The No. 21 NIACC men placed third with 71 points. Sophomore Imad Amenzou earned first-team all-region honors with a fourth-place finish in 26:06 on the 8K course.



Jessica Blumberg 19:18 (2015 Arkansas Chile Pepper); Alyssa Cowan 20:11 (2014 NJCAA national meet); Emerson Sears 20:25 (2015 Arkansas Chile Pepper); Kendra Schmidt 20:50 (2015 Arkansas Chile Pepper); Lattie Crozier 20:51 (2014 NJCAA national meet); Jordan Lane 21:58 (2015 Arkansas Chile Pepper); Taylor Glawe 23:08 (2015 Arkansas Chile Pepper); Emma Phipps 28:44 (2015 NJCAA Region XI meet).


Imad Amenzou 25:12 (2015 Arkansas Chile Pepper); Tyler Randall 26:59 (2014 St. Ambrose Invitational); Jacob Day 27:12 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational); Nick Frenz 28:14 (2015 Arkansas Chile Pepper); Jose Aguilera 29:15 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational); John Enright 28:59 (2015 Loras College Dr. Tucker Invitational); Lucas White 29:23 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational); Aaron Hardcastle 31:10 (2015 Loras College Dr. Tucker Invitational).

Next level: Former NIACC al-region performer Stephanie Faught, who prepped at Clear Lake, placed 26th at the Appalachian Athletic Conference meet in Knoxville, Tenn. in a time of 21:57 in the 5K race competing for Columbia College, which placed fourth in the team standings with 130 points.