Panther teams open 2010 season at Troy Invitational

Panther teams open 2010 season at Troy Invitational

TROY, Ala. – The LaGrange College cross country teams opened their 2010 season at the Troy Invitational on Saturday. LaGrange was one of only two NCAA Division III teams in the meet, which included host Troy and Auburn.

Josh Valls led the Panther men in their 5K run. Valls had a team-best time of 19:59.87, good for 34th overall. Joe Strickland followed Valls with a time of 23:06.32. Devin James (23:14.65), Todd Dresdow (25:18.99), Josh Ledbetter (28:10.50), Chris Read (29:39.12) and Blake Shuler (31:55.23) rounded out the rest of the Panther men's scores.

For the women, Kindall Palmer led the way with a time of 18:00.82 over the 3,200 meter course. The rest of the women's times were: Christa Von Borstel 18:44.26; Madison Brasselle 19:15.28; Haley Dent 19:15.87 and Jessica Shaver 21:36.51.


Both Panther teams will run at the Berry Invitational in Rome, Ga.