Tiger XC Shows Well Amongst Loaded Field at Rich Davis Flyer 5K

Tiger XC Shows Well Amongst Loaded Field at Rich Davis Flyer 5K

KETTERING, Ohio—Despite heavy competition, Wittenberg cross country made a strong appearance at the Rich Davis Flyer 5k hosted by the University of Dayton on Saturday. The field of runners ranged from Division I competitor Louisville, to North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) rival Denison.


  • Alexis Gray ran for a time of 19:49.4, placing 23rd among all women running. The freshman placed first among intercollegiate schools as well.
  • Katherine Phillips finished eighth among intercollegiate schools, with a time of 20:51.7 for her first collegiate race.
  • Erin Hord followed shortly behind with a time of 21:21.0, a ninth place finish for the senior.
  • Paige Narciso returns after to the course after being injured her freshman year, and pushes up to follow Hord in 13th place, with a time of 21:57.0
  • Hannah Meier finished with a time of 22:15.6, a 15th place finish for the senior.

The ladies finished second overall among the intercollegiate teams. Strong performances by all runners helped Wittenberg achieve a three-point advantage to beat out conference opponent Denison.


  • Jon Osman the first Tiger to cross the finish line for the men, had a strong race to clock in at 16:56.8 for 17th place.
  • Charles Rodeheffer finished not far behind in 19th with a time of 17:10.5
  • Ethan Raines wrapped up his race with a time of 18:18.0 in 24th.


  • On Saturday, September 10, Wittenberg Cross Country will be hosting the Wittenberg Invitational at Snyder Park.



Written By: Sutton Jacobs, 19'