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Brock Hime was the sixth UALR men's finisher on Saturday at the Chile Pepper Festival.
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Men's Cross Country Moves Up in USTFCCCA Regional Rankings
UALR Sports Information
Release: 10/15/2012

LITTLE ROCK - The UALR men's cross country team moved up one spot to No. 14 in the most recent United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) South Central Region poll. The Trojans made the jump following their performance Saturday at the 24th Annual Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, Ark.

The region's top five remained unchanged, with Texas, Arkansas, Texas A&M, McNeese State and Lamar holding onto spots 1-5, respectively.

The UALR men placed 15th of 34 teams in the 10K on Saturday at the Chile Pepper Festival. Felix Maritim led the squad by placing 55th of 313 runners in a time of 32:15.4 Shaun Koehn finished 76th (32:36.4) and John Vodacek finished 92nd (32:50.0) to round out the Trojans' top-three finishers.

Also for the Trojans, Gabriel Ghioca placed 116th (33:09.4), Chris Dunbar placed 125th (33:17.6) and Brock Hime placed 159th (33:46.0).

The Trojans have next weekend off and will now begin preparing for the Sun Belt Championships on Oct. 27 in Bowling Green, Ky.

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