Mississippi Valley State University

November 24, 2014

University News

Delta Devils Cross Country Repeats as SWAC Champs

October 30, 2013
 

CLINTON, Miss. – The Mississippi Valley State men's cross country team captured the SWAC Cross Country Championship Monday for the second straight year at the Watson Cross Country Course of Choctaw Trails.

It marked the fourth overall championship title for the Delta Devils, including their third in the last four years. MVSU's Danielle Douglas was tabbed Coach of the Year for the second straight year.

MVSU had three runners to finish in the top 10 totaling 66 points. Valley's Daniel Kibet won the individual crown in the men's 8k for a second consecutive year, crossing the finish line at 26:28.16. As a result, he earned the SWAC Cross Country Male Athlete of the Year. His teammate, Felix Kiprop, finished second with a time of 26:28.16.

Jose Serrano came in 6th place with a time of 27:29.02 while Romello Nalepa captured the 15th spot with a 27:57.94 finish.

Other Valley athletes include: Juan Perez (42nd, 30:17.60), Victor Chesang (30:43.18) and Earl Winters (58th, 37:49.17).

2013 All-SWAC Men's Cross Country - First Team

Name

Team

Daniel Kipet

Mississippi Valley State

Felix Kiprop

Mississippi Valley State

Sorone Batiste

Prairie View A&M

Brian Alvarado

Texas Southern

Brandon Coombs

Alabama State

 

2013 All-SWAC Men's Cross Country - Second Team

Name

Team

Jose Serrano

Mississippi Valley State

Trevor Gayten

Grambling State

John Watkins

Prairie View A&M

Samuel Rhodes

Jackson State

Deonte Pope

Grambling State