Women's Cross Country finished eighth and Men end up 14th in the 2012 Knight Invitational

The Alma College Men's and Women's Cross Country teams took part in the Knight Invitational on Saturday in Grand Rapids. The men's team finished 14th out of 21 teams with 367 points, while the women's squad took eighth place out of 22 with 220 points.

The top three finishers for the men in the 8K event were Sr. Garrett Lacy (Carson City, Mich./Carson City) who finished with a time of 25.36 (13th place), Jr. Alex Pollack (Oxford, Mich./Chemistry) and Fr. Adam Sanchez (Alma, Mich./Alma).

On the women's side, Sr. Julie Helm (Saint Joseph, Mich./Saint Joseph) was the top finisher in the 5K event with a time of 18.38. She was followed by So. Misty Godley (Ithaca, Mich./Ithaca) at 19:16 and Jr. Anna Sall (Holland, Mich./Hamilton) at 19:26.