CSC Runners Begin Postseason At RMACs In Durango


Photo Courtesy/Jack Hulett/RMAC Media Relations

The Chadron State College cross country runners went to Durango, Colorado, on Saturday, competing in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships, hosted by Fort Lewis College at Hill Crest Golf Course.

The Eagles were 13th of 15 teams in the men’s race, while the women’s team was 14th of 15.

The leading runner for the CSC men, freshman Topi Alahuata, was finished in 27:29.4, to stand 72nd of 118 competitors.

The CSC leader on the women’s team, at 69th of 114 runners, was freshman Lexi Rule. She ran 25:11.3 on the six-kilometer course to finish 69th of 114 runners.

Colorado School of Mines won the men’s team title, while its Dillon Powell, was the first to cross the finish line individually.

Adams State’s women, with five of the top seven individuals, won the team title. Its Stephanie Cotter won the individual race, and it took the top four places.

The Eagles will compete again in two weeks at the NCAA South Central Regionals in Denver.