Razorbacks Take Third at SEC Championships

USTFCCCA Polls and Rankings

 Pos. Arkansas Time
7 Matt Young 23:09.30
18 Myles Richter 23:27.90
27 Ryan Murphy 23:49.40
33 Preston Cates 23:58.00
42 Carter Persyn 24:10.50
 Pos. Team Results Score
1 Ole Miss 35
2 Alabama 90
3 Arkansas 121
4 Kentucky 124
5 Texas A&M 141

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Arkansas men’s cross country team finished third at the SEC Cross Country Championships at Kentucky Horse Park Saturday afternoon.

The consummate No. 1 for Arkansas this season, Matt Young led the way for Arkansas, posting a top-10 finish with a seventh-place showing running 23:09.30. Young earned First-team All-SEC honors for his performance on the course.

True-freshman Myles Richter finished the day as the Razorback’s No. 2 taking 18th-place with a time of 23:27.90.

Rounding out the top-five for Arkansas were Ryan Murphy (23:49.40), Preston Cates (23:58.00), and Carter Persyn (24:10.50) in 27th, 33rd, and 42nd-place, respectively.

As a team, Arkansas was third with a total score of 121-points.

All-SEC Teams
First Team (Finishers 1-7)
Matt Young

All-Freshman Team (Top seven freshmen finishers)
Myles Richter

Arkansas will take a two-week break from action before returning to the course Nov. 15 in Fayetteville for the NCAA South Central Regional.

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