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Owls Teams Run Strong In The 2018 USCAA Cross Country National Championships

Virginia Beach, VA- The Warren Wilson Owls cross country teams finished off a successful season today with a strong showing at the USCAA National Championships.  

The Owls men's team also had a good race, placing 5th out of 16 teams.  Once again they were led by sophomore Julian Rohn-Cappellaro who came in 8th overall in a time of 27:37.  This won him a spot in the Second Team All American for the second year running.  Junior Sam Moore was next in for the team with a 29:24 on the 8K course.  Freshman Nikki Bova-Ingraffia also had a strong showing running 29:56, while sophomore Ian Heaps and freshman Sam Colston were only three seconds apart running 30:35 and 30:38 respectively.  Freshman Malcolm Mitchell-Bennett worked hard for a personal best time finishing in 43:03.  Similar to the women in their view of the race, the men said "it was great." Coach Hills agreed, saying "that both teams raced very well today and it was a great way to end our season."