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Celeste Ibarra (above) finished 2nd, Jonnathan Fernandez (above) finishes 2nd
Cross Country-CH - Sat, Sep. 9, 2017

Cross Country began its 2017 season at the Purdue University Northwest Invitational on Saturday September 8th in Westville, Ind.  

The Women's Cross County team finished second, just six  points behind host Purdue University Northwest for the win.  Celeste Ibarra led the way finishing second with a time of 20:43.  

The Men's Cross Country team finished third, with Moraine Valley College taking the win.  Jonnathan Fernandez (FR/Chicago, Ill.) led the way for the men setting the Freshman RMU record with a time of 27:05.  

Results -

Women - 5,000m

2nd Place Overall - 32 points
Winners - Purdue University Northwest - 26 points
 
2nd - Celeste Ibarra (JR/Cicero, Ill.) - 20:43 (Pictured)
3rd - Quincy Theriault (FR/Glenview, Ill.) - 21:08
7th - Natalie Rabe (SR/Somonauk, Ill.) - 22:06
8th - Sara Chi (FR/Berwyn Ill.) - 22:15
12th - Aileen Lopez (FR/Cicero, Ill.) - 23:16
 
(Placed 4 Finishers in Top 10 Awards)
 
Men -  8,000m
3rd Place Overall - 65 points
Winners - Moraine Valley College - 30 points
 
2nd - Jonnathan Fernandez - 27:05 (Pictured)
11th - Ryan LaCroix (JR/Grayslake, Ill.) - 28:49
15th - Francisco Rodriguez (SO/Bolingbrook, Ill.) - 28:59
18th - Armando Rodriguez (FR/Cicero, Ill.) - 29:49
19th - Ricardo Deloera (FR/Summit, Ill.) - 30:54
20th - Martin Reyes (JR/Cicero, Ill.) - 31:18
 
Next Race is the Forester Invitational hosted by Lake Forest College on Friday, Sept. 15th - Women race at 4:45 pm, Men race at 5:30 pm at Foss Park Golf Course in Chicago, IL
 
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