Texas runner Sam Worley competes in the 1600-meter run during the Texas Relays at Myers Stadium on March 31, 2018. [NICK WAGNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Cross Country

Texas cross-country teams take seventh place at Bill Dellinger Invitational

Posted September 28th, 2019

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The Texas men’s and women’s cross-country teams each finished seventh at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in Springfield, Ore. on Saturday.

Sam Worley had the men’s top finish in the 8,000-meter race, clocking a time of 23 minutes, 50.9 seconds for 11th place. John Rice finished in 24:15.8 with Haftu Knight turning in a time of 24:17.3.

“We didn’t travel across the country to finish seventh,” Texas men’s coach Pete Watson said. “We need to be better.”

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For the women, Kathryn Gillespie took 26th just ahead of Destiny Collins. Gillespie finished the 6,000-meter race in 20:34.2 while Collins clocked in at 20:34.3.

Oregon won the men’s competition while BYU took the victory on the women’s side.

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