UAPB Cross Country Secure Top 5 Finishes In Regular Season Finale


Magnolia, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Cross Country team had a successful outing at the Lois Davis Invitational held at the Southern Arkansas University.

UAPB Men’s XC finished second out of eight teams in the 8K run, with four Golden Lions finishing in the Top 10. Senior Baron Freeman led the way for UAPB with a third place finish at a time of 26:09.7. Junior Tarik Xavier and sophomores Terrance Johnson and Genesis Joseph finished seventh, eighth, and ninth, respectively with completion times of 26:56.2, 27:16.9, and 27:44.8 for UAPB.

UAPB Women’s XC came in fifth place in the 5K run with a score of 131. Freshman Kris-Ann Plummer led the way for the Lady Lions finishing 13th out of over 75 participants with a time of 20:49.7. Freshman Kathrin Maurer finished 27th for UAPB with a time of 21:57.5, and Freshman Cheriece Cope finished 40th with a time of 23:55.8.

UAPB Men’s Individual Results (8K)

  • 3rd Baron Freeman 26:09.7
  • 7th Tarik Xavier 26:56.2
  • 8th Terrance Johnson 27:16.9
  • 9th Genesis Joseph 27:44.8
  • 14th Ryan Longmire 28:25.1
  • 18th Rio Williams 28:45.3

UAPB Women’s Individual Results (5K)

  • 13th Kris-Ann Plummer 20:49.7
  • 27th Kathrin Maurer 21:57.7
  • 40th Cheriece Cope 23:55.8
  • 42nd Shaunia McFarlane 24:02.7
  • 73rd Raina Perry 30:27.1

Next Run

UAPB will be back in action at the Southwestern Athletic Conference Cross Country Championship held on campus of Florida A&M in Tallahassee on Monday, Oct. 24.