OBERLIN, Ohio – Sophie Goobic and Brad Palocko led the pack for the Heidelberg University cross country teams at the Inter-Region Rumble at Oberlin College on Saturday.
Goobic finished the 6k women's course in a shade over 22 minutes and finished eighth out of 284 runners. Freshman Dani Blum crossed the finish line a minute later to place 61st. Allie Dresser (92nd), Shawnda Henault (103rd ) and Lorin Conti (150th) all scored points for the women's team, which finished 17th of 34 teams.
Palocko paced the men's team, which finished 21st of 31 teams. In the 8k race, Palocko's time of 26:22 was good for 36th overall. Avery Gatchell finished second for Heidelberg, finishing in 129th place. Zach Flint finished 149th, just ahead of teammate David Kindall, who placed 150th. Jesse Rudolph was the fifth Student Prince to finish, placing 173rd.
The Ohio Athletic Conference Championships await both teams. The races, hosted by Otterbein, will take place on November 2nd.