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(Metairie, LA) Dillard's Men and Women's Cross Country teams competed in the Loyola Wolfpack Cross Country Invitational this past Saturday at Lafreniere Park in Metairie. Schools competing in the meet included Loyola University, Mississippi College, Xavier University, Millsaps College, William Carey University and University of New Orleans.
The Lady Bleu Devils Cross Country team finished 8th in 5K Dash. Individually, Devin Degruy and Monique Waiters put on great performances for the Lady Bleu Devils. Degruy, a freshman, finished with a time of 23:25.68, good for 46th overall. Waiters, a sophomore, finished 48th overall with a solid time of 23:42.31. There were 75 women competing in the race.
In men's competition, junior William Gonzalez put on an impressive performance, finishing 21st in the Men's 5K Dash with a time of 17:14.25. Gonzalez finished only one second out of the top twenty. There were 65 men competing in the race. Dillard sophomore Rudy Garza had a great day of competition, finishing 43rd in the race, with a time of 19:45.23. As a team, the Bleu Devil men finished in 7th place.
The next meet for the Dillard Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams will be at the Azalea Classic on Saturday, September 17th.