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Kruz Malesich had the best finish for the Saints.
Kruz Malesich had the best finish for the Saints.

Saints Men Place Second in Saints Collegiate Invite

WINDCREST, TEXAS (Oct. 7, 2023) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's cross-country team placed second at the Fifth Annual Saints Collegiate Cross-Country Invite this morning. The men came in second in 2017 and 2018, third in 2022 and fourth in 2019.

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) won the event with 37 points. OLLU followed one point behind with 38 points. Trinity University followed with 78, Texas A&M University – Kingsville with 100 and Texas Lutheran University with 116 points.

Kruz Malesich was the Saints' top finisher with a time of 26:01 in the 8K for seventh place. JoseCarlos Hernandez came in eighth with a time of 26:03. He was followed by Anthony Perez at 26:14, Jose Saucedo at 26:16, Hector Puente at 26:18, Sebastian Moreno at 26:26, Diego Moran at 26:29, Tony Favella at 26:40, Vincent Garza at 27:03, Sigifredo Salinas at 27:25, Amancio Castilleja at 28:01, Jose Perez at 28:05, Ryan Aldana at 28:08, Robert Rios at 28:31, Dominic Alonzo at 28:38, Joshua Veliz at 29:14 and Jair Lopez at 29:26.


Hear from Head Coach Patrick Torres and watch highlights:




What's next

The Saints will host the OLLU Cross-Country Invitational on Oct. 21.