Columbus State teams compete
MOUNT BERRY, Ga. — The Columbus State men’s cross country team finished second, while the women came in fourth in the Berry College Invitational.
In the men’s race, CSU had four of the top 15 finishers, including newcomers Meshack Koyiaki (first, 24 minutes, 32 seconds) and Nicholas Kering (second, 25:01), returning junior John Neill (13th, 26:52) and fourth-year senior Stewart Helton (14th, 27:39).
CSU finished with 61 points, 17 behind Bryan College’s 44.
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The Lady Cougars posted three runners in the top 20 for a score of 121 points. Berry won with 56 points.
Junior Brittney Skiles (8th, 19:50) led CSU, followed by newcomers Kelli Arnold (13th, 20:13) and Naomi Tanui (17, 20:26).