Conway, S.C. – The Presbyterian College men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Coastal Carolina Invitational this weekend. PC men and women competed in the 1500-meter and 5k, and members of the men’s team competed in the 4 X 800-meter relay. This was the first time that the Blue Hose competed in the 5k and the 4 X 800 relay as a Division I program.


Zack Kochert led the men’s team in the 1500 meters, finishing in 4:28.50. He was followed by Neel Taber and his time of 4:36.08. Classmates Kiro Morkos and Luke Harmon crossed the line at 4:43.72 and 4:46.05, respectively. Justin Nobles rounded out the men’s team, finishing in 5:28.70. Julia Keen took part in the women’s 1500-meter, clocking a 5:54.13.


Ali Bennett and Abigayle Winn raced in the 5k for the Blue Hose. Bennett tallied a time of 20:47.45 and Winn finished the race in 26:23.71. Harmon competed for the men, crossing the line at 18:01.21.


The 4 X 800-meter team consisted of Kieran Schuetterle, Morkos, Kochert, and Taber. They finished with a time of 8:25.77.


PC will return to action at the CIU Invite on Saturday, March 23.