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(Metairie, La.) The Dillard University Bleu Devils cross country team participated in the 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl Cross Country Festival. The 5K race was the first meet of the year for Dillard as junior Toren Arnold (JR/New Orleans, La.) crossed the finish line first for the Bleu Devils, finishing 27th overall out of 62 competitors, posting a time of 15:55.6.
As a team, Dillard finished third out of three NAIA teams, posting a time of 1:25:19. Xavier University of Louisiana finished in second place with a time of 1:25:50 while Spring Hill finished in first place with a total time of 1:18:17.
Crossing second for Dillard was junior Lorenzo Gordon (JR/Austin, Texas) who finished 37th overall with a time of 17:08.8 while teammate Charles Dickerson (SO/New Orleans, La.) crossed next, good for 40th overall with a time of 17:18.9. Freshmen Connor Dailey and Javon Lamby finished 43rd and 44th, posting times of 17:26.8 and 17.28.9 respectively.