Albuquerque, N.M.-The New Mexico State University cross country team opened up the season with strong performances by both sides at the Lobo Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M., on Saturday, Sept. 3.
"It was a great day for both sides," assistant coach Meaghan Harkins said. "We started off the season on the right foot today."
Tamara Lementino also earned an impressive time, finishing in 19:14.7 for 10th place. Overall, eight Aggies finished in the top 20 and 15 Aggies finished in the top 30.
On the men's side, Jonah Ruybalid earned the best time for an Aggie by finishing 5th overall with a time of 25:21.8 in the 8K. Kevni Taft finished right behind Ruybalid in 6th place for a time of 25:23.1. Overall four different Aggies finished in the top 20 and nine different Aggies finished in the top 30.