GREENVILLE, Ill. – The Eureka cross country team's first spring of competition since the program was relaunched came to an end Saturday with the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Javy Garcia (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield Central) and Bryce Logsdon (Boise, Idaho/Timberline) both competed on the men's side, with the former running in the 800-meter dash and the 1,500-meter run and the former running in the 800- and the 400-meter run.
Garcia, a sophomore, finished ninth in the 1,500 with a time of 4:53.62 and 10th in the 800 with a time of 2:26.06.
Logsdon, a junior, placed eighth in the 400 in 1:01.01 and was 11th in the 800 in 2:35.59.
On the women's side, freshman Riley Reuter (Henry, Ill./Henry-Senachwine) placed seventh in the 1,500 with a time of 6:39.07.
"They finished strong for our final meet and pushed through an odd year and already seem motivated for next year," EC assistant coach Ian Cumming said.
"It was a lot of fun seeing the team compete in the SLIAC conference championship today. They all ran strong efforts, and most importantly, had fun," head coach Chris Robinson said. "Javy and Bryce both ran their first collegiate 800 and 400 races, respectively. This group has bonded so well this year, and are going to be a strong foundation for great things to come. Could not ask for a better group."