BATON ROUGE, La. (www.xula.edu/athletics) -- Xavier University of Louisiana posted its best-ever finishes -- third place for the women, fourth place for the men -- in the LSU Invitational cross country meet Saturday.
Led once again by seniors Catherine Fakler and Kwame Jackson, both the Gold Nuggets and Gold Rush finished ahead of two NCAA Division I teams. Xavier competes in the NAIA.
Fakler ran 5,000 meters in 19 minutes, 10.99 seconds to place eighth out of 48 women. Jackson ran the men's 5K in 16:15.94 and finished 11th out of 54 runners.
|Xavier at||3rd of 6|
|LSU Invitational, Baton Rouge, La.|
|Tougaloo at||No Team Score|
|Delta State University Cross Country Invitational|