Cross country teams host Comet Open

Cross country teams host Comet Open

CHARLOTTE, Mich. – The Olivet College men's and women's cross country teams hosted the Comet Open for its season-opening meet at the Broadway Acres Golf Course in nearby Charlotte. The meet was unscored and featured the Comets along with Jackson College, Kellogg Community College and Lansing Community College.

Location: Broadway Acres Golf Course; Charlotte, Mich.

  • Sophomore Kyle Markley placed eighth of 33 runners in the 5K race with a time of 16:56.81.
  • Freshman Kyle McDowell was right behind him in ninth at 17:02.18.
  • Senior Mark Smith finished 11th with a time of 17:14.31.
  • Sophomore Ernesto Gutierrez completed the race in 17:52.18, followed by senior Brad Thomas at 17:57.53.

  • Olivet is back in action next Saturday, Sept. 8, when it runs at the Calvin Knight Invite at the Gainey Athletic Complex in Grand Rapids.