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Ryan Chastain wins Vanderbilt Invitational
Ashley Lehman
Ashley Lehman

Saturday, September 20, 2008

The Lipscomb cross country teams participated in the Vanderbilt Invitational at Percy Warner Park Saturday.

The Bisons finished third out of eight teams in the 8K with a team time of 2:16:20.99 and a score of 100. They had five runners in the top 25.

Junior Ryan Chastain won the men’s race with a time of 26:23.65.

Also finishing in the top 25 for the Bisons were freshman Nathan Brame in 16th place with a time of 27:18.57, junior David Wolfe in 21st with a time of 27:31.27, freshman Benton Reed in 22nd with a time of 27:33.11, and freshman Trace Carlson in 23rd with a time of 27:34.39.

The Lady Bisons finished fifth out of eight teams in the 5K with a team time of 1:34:44.95 and a score of 103.

Lady Bisons had three runners in the top 25. Freshman Ashley Lehman led Lipscomb placing ninth with a time of 18:59.47.

Sophomore Caitlin Anderson placed 17th with a time of 19:24.60 and senior Erin Pyles finished 24th with a time of 19:36.55.

Both teams will travel to Loyola University in Chicago, Ill., next weekend for the Loyola Lakefront Invitational on September 27.