Austin Burt, Earlham, Men's XC

Austin Burt, Earlham, Men's XC

Austin Burt (Warrensburg, Mo.) Earlham College | Sophomore - Burt set what is believed to be a new Earlham men's cross country record at the 8K distance with his performance on Saturday at the "Live In Lou" Louisville Cross Country Classic Silver 8K race. Burt posted a time of 25:25.8, shaving nearly 70 seconds off his previous personal best time in an 8K cross country meet, and finishing 53rd out of 276 runners in the event. The previous best time for an Earlham cross country runner at the 8K distance was 25:39 back in 1996. Burt led Earlham men's cross country to a 23rd-place finish out of 40 teams in the Silver 8K race.

HCAC Men's Cross Country

Runners-of-the-Week

Week 1 Austin Burt, Earlham College
Week 2 Clayton Brumfield, Franklin College
Week 3  Noah Scherf, Earlham College
Week 4 Matthew Stevenot, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 5 Matthew Stevenot, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 6 Austin Burt, Earlham College