Saluki men and women wrap up Saluki Early Bird

    Senior T.J. Heffernan

    Senior T.J. Heffernan

    Aug 30, 2013

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    By Tyler Wooten
    SIUSalukis.com

    CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Saluki men's and women's cross country squads began the 2013 season on Friday with the Saluki Early Bird, which consisted of one co-ed 4K race.

    Senior T.J. Heffernan won with a time of 12:43.93, a little over a second better than second-place finisher, the unattached Matt Hazel (12:44.00). The remaining SIU men that competed all finished within the top-five -- Cole Allison (third, 13:01.25) and Kulayifi Haji (fifth, 13:38.44).

    The SIU women fielded 13 runners and were led by senior Alyssa Allison in 14th place (15:16.47).

    The Saluki men's and women's cross country teams will be at full strength next Friday, Sep. 6, at the EIU Walt Crawford Open in Charleston, Ill.

     

     

    Friday, Aug 29
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Carbondale, Ill. 5:30 PM
    Friday, Sept 5
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Charleston, Ill. 4:45 PM
    Saturday, Sept 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
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