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Men’s Cross Country

Two runners look to new season
Men's Cross Country, Sports

Two runners look to new season

Two runners look to new season By Isabela Barrientos Bridge contributing writerPublished Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 Hopeful to accomplish what they began during the 2020 cross country season, juniors Nicholas and Ruben Martinez prepare for this season. After having their previous season end abruptly, as the result of their teammate’s false  positive COVID-19 test, the two runners are eager to begin the 2021-2022 season. Both Martinezes used the off-season to focus on improving and preparing for what lies ahead: The Sept. 18 Westside Classic in San Antonio and the Sept. 25 Texas A&M Invitational at College Station. “Around this time last year, I hadn’t started running,” Nicholas Martinez said during the off-season. “I am now training a little more on my own, and am al...
TAMIU women’s cross country makes history
Men's Cross Country, Sports, Women's Cross Country

TAMIU women’s cross country makes history

TAMIU women’s cross country makes history By Bella E. ContrerasBridge contributing writerPublished Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 For the first time, a TAMIU cross country team competed on the national level as two members of the women’s team and one of the men placed in the top 25. During the 2020 Division II Cross Country All-National Invitational women’s 6K race in Lubbock on Nov. 14, Texas A&M International University senior Abril Escamilla led the Dustdevils at 18th of the 95 runners with 23:15.7. Sophomore Faith Kiprotich placed 20th with a time of 23:21.4. Two other women also competed: senior Karla Resendez, 40th, and freshman Julissa Garza, 73rd. For the men’s 10K race, freshman Gideon Kipon took 19th place and junior Nicholas Martinez took 55th. This was a historica...
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