MVSUs men's cross country team captured the 2012 Southwestern Athletic Conference Cross Country Championship. This marked the third championship title for the Delta Devils including their second in the last three years. MVSU's Danielle Douglas was tabbed Coach of the Year.
MVSU had three top-five finishers scoring 38 points edging Prairie
View A&M (40) by two points.
In the individual competition, MVSU's Daniel Kibet claimed the crown covering the 8K course in 25:44.75. Kibet, who was also selected the SWAC Cross Country Male Athlete of the Year, finished 32 seconds ahead of Prairie View A&M's Lucio Rosas (26:16.75).
MVSU runners included:
1st - Daniel Kibet (25:44.75)
4th - Felix Kiprop (26:35.88)
5th - Jose Serrano (26:37.31)
12th - Victory Kiplaget (27:13.51)
16th - Juan Perez (27:49.29)
43rd - Earl Winters (31:41.18)
51st - Vetch Sang (32:55.35)
MVSU’s men's and women's cross country
team advanced to the NCAA South Regional in Tallahassee, Fla.
Members of the women's team who will be competing include: Tamara Gillard, Savanah Gillard, Winny Tanui and Joyce Chumo.
Men's team members who will be traveling to Florida State include: Victor Kiplagat, Daniel Kibet, Jose Serrano, Juan Perez and Felix Kiprop.
The women's team placed second in the 2012 SWAC Championship.
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