Ole Miss Men Tie for First at Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic

Mary Alex England (photo by Jeff Cutright)
Mary Alex England (photo by Jeff Cutright)

The Ole Miss men’s cross country team opened the 2014 season on a high note, tying for first at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic with an average time of 20:39.90 late Saturday night.

Freshman Mark Robertson led the way for the Rebels and placed second overall with a time of 20:07:74 in the four-mile event. Sophomore Trevor Gilley’s time of 20:27:01 was good for second on the team and sixth overall.

The women’s team also had a successful performance under the lights, finishing third overall with 65 points.

Sophomore Mary Alex England’s time of 18:00:36 in the 5K was tops for the Rebels and fourth overall.

Ole Miss sent only a portion of its team to the season’s opening meet.

The Rebels have a week off before returning to action in Nashville, Tennessee, for the Commodore Classic on Sept. 13.

MEN (4-MILE)

2. Mark Robertson – 20:07.74

6. Trevor Gilley – 20:27:01

10. John Dalton Rohr – 20:35.61

20. Derek Gutierrez – 21:03.03

23. Abraham Merinar – 21:06.10

46. Will Spiers – 22:02.49

52. Mitchell Narro – 22:10.95

70. Jon Luke Watts – 22:38.98

WOMEN (5K)

5. Mary Alex England – 18:00.36

13. Emily Bean – 18:40.70

14. Scarlett Fox – 18:44.07

16. Shelby Brown – 18:49.33

17. Saga Barzowski – 18:52.29

21. Katherine MacNeal – 18:57.48

22. Leanne Zimmer – 18:58.59

24. Elisabeth Gaillet – 19:02.58

34. Tavyn Lovitt – 19.31.87

37. Margaret Harkness – 19:34.46

For more information on Ole Miss Track & Field and Cross Country, follow the Rebels on Twitter @OleMissTrack and on Facebook.

Courtesy of Ole Miss Sports Information

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