In the men’s 8K race, NCAA Division I Mississippi State University claimed the team title after placing four runners in the top 10.
The top finisher for the Flames was Victor Rotich. Rotich finished 28th out of 134 runners in a time of 27:47.09.
John Trollinger was 32nd (27:52.65), Emmanuel Kipchumba was 37th (28:04.62) and Austin Stansky was right behind at 38th (28:06.16).
Camden Perez crossed the line in 29:03.78 for 53rd place. Adam Tauzer was 79th (30:25.22) and Justin Knuth rounded out the Lee runners at 82nd (30:32.04).
Mississippi State’s women ran away with the team title after claiming the top six spots.
Jessica Childers was the top finisher for the Lady Flames on the 6K course. The freshman from Englewood, Ohio, crossed the finish line 27th out of 138 runners with a time of 24:40.62.
Ashley Matthews was 37th (25:07.69), Emily Carden placed 73rd (27:25.73), Storyie Miller was 75th (27:29.25) and Rachel Waltz finished 79th (27:47.37).
Emily Arneson had a time of 28:53.70 for 98th place and Alexis Hewitt’s time of 29:50.14 put her in 107th.
The teams will take a few weeks off before heading to Louisville, Ky., for the Louisville Cross Country Classic on Sept. 29.