Butler opens season with home triangular

Butler opens season with home triangular

The Butler cross country team opened up the 2013 season with a home triangular at Wartick Ranch on Saturday morning.

Grizzly sophomore transfer Edwin Serem won the men's 4K race with a time of 13:11.22. Serem finished seven seconds ahead of Wichita State's Chris Burnett.

In the women's 3K, the top Butler performer was sophomore Abiane Collymore, who finished 13th individually with a time of 11:59.56. Wichita State's Ebeissa Nyandwi placed first, finishing the course in 11:11.04.

Wichita State won both the men's and women's races. The Butler women finished second, while the men was unable to field a complete team.

Next Saturday, Butler will compete in the J.K. Gold Classic, which is hosted by Wichita State and held at the RAFT Ranch in Augusta.


Place    Runner Time
1. Edwin Serem 13:11.22
9. Israel Mendoza       13:34.54
18. Max Surmeier 15:00.52
23. Dustin Helms 17:10.09
Place    Runner Time
13. Abiane Collymore    11:59.56
15. Hayley Ribordy 12:18.37
19. Terra Flores 13:25.96
20. Hayley Flanigan 13:38.70
21. Kendell Notah 13:44.73
22. Tricia Trupe 13:44.92