Warriors Take Fourth in Zaxby's Open

Photo by John Bolton Photography
Photo by John Bolton Photography

Greeneville, TN – Southern Wesleyan opened up the 2019 season with a fourth place team finish in the Zaxby's Open hosted by Tusculum University.

 

Race Vitals

Top Finishes: 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 37, 40

Total Time: 1:34:39.80

Average: 18:55.96

 

How It Happened

The Warriors were led by freshman Michael Griffin.  Griffin finished in 18th in the Zaxby's Open with a time of 17:49.3.  He was followed by junior Konnor Palacios in 21st place with a time of 18:20.3.  Coming in 27th place, Peyton Shelton finished the first race of the season with a time of 18:57.2.  Jacob Harris was the last Warrior to finish in the top 30 as he took 30th with a time of 19:25.1.

Freshman Casey Frock took 35th with a time of 20:07.9.  Frock was followed by fellow freshman Noah Dilday in 41st place with a time of 21:08.0 and junior Josiah Turner in 44th with a time of 21:27.9.  Kaleb Jackson wrapped up the field for the Warriors as he finished in 50th with a time of 23:28.3.

 

What's Next

Southern Wesleyan will return to Central, SC to host the annual Warrior Invite on September 13.  They will then return to the road as they travel to Charlotte, NC to take part in the Queen City Invite on September 27.