Trinity Cross Country Teams Finish Second at Saints Invite

Trinity Cross Country Teams Finish Second at Saints Invite

San Antonio – The Tiger men's and women's cross country teams both finished as the runners-up at the 2019 Saints Invite, hosted by Our Lady of the Lake (TX) University at the Windcrest Golf Club


Trinity's women finished with 44 total points, trailing El Paso (TX) Community College by a mere four points.

The Tiger men were also behind El Paso CC, finished with 62 points to edge out Texas A&M University-International by one point.


Harry Bellow and Keaton Holt finished fifth and sixth to lead Trinity's men's team and break up El Paso's chance at a perfect score. Bellow was fifth in a time of 26:37.5, while Holt finished in 27:15.5 for sixth place.

On the women's side, Jordan Juran led three Tigers finishing in the top 10 overall, earning a fourth-place finish in a time of 23:40.7.

Also in the top 10 for the women's team were Anna King in seventh with a time of 24:23.5, and Brianna Ratliff with a time of 24:27.9 to snag the ninth-place slot.

Trinity had nine women's competitors finish in the top 25 individually, including six in the top 15. Paige Tangney narrowly missed top-10 honors by finishing 11th, followed closely by Lynzie Kutsner and Olive Pertuit in 13th and 14th place, respectively.

Pertuit was 11 seconds from her personal-best in the 6K, while Gabi Amaya, Elaine Kaster, and Maia Dykstra rounded out the Tiger women's runners among the top 25.

Chad Conway, Craig Sandoval, and Ben Whittemore joined teammates Bellow and Holt among the top 25 men's runners on Saturday morning. Conway was 13th in a time of 27:41.8 to come less than 20 seconds from breaking his personal best.

Sandoval was 15th with his time of 28:02.1, while Whittemore turned in a time of 28:42.4 for a 23rd-place finish.

Aaron Garcia was less than five seconds from besting his personal-record time, while Nathan Brown broke his personal record with his time of 30:42.4.



Trinity returns to action in two weeks, traveling to Fayetteville, Arkansas to participate in the Chile Pepper Festival. The men's 8K begins at 9:30 a.m., while the women start at approximately 10:20 a.m.