Leading the charge for the ETSU men's side, was sophomore Michael Deren (
At the three-mile mark, Rotich took a bad fall and was down for almost a minute. At the time of the fall, Deren and Rotich were in third and fourth respectively.
"They looked fair in the front, but they need a lot of work in the back," said men's head coach Dave Walker. "Hopefully by the William and Mary meet at the end of the month, we'll have seen some improvement in training that will carry over."
On the women's side, an injury-plagued ETSU did not compete with a full team. The Lady Bucs ran three girls with Allie Frazier (
"It wasn't a great opening meet for us, we struggled. We are just struggling with a lot of injuries right now," said women's head coach Michelle Byrne. "The good thing is that it's early and hopefully we'll go back on Sunday and try to figure some things out."
Both cross country teams will continue their season Saturday, September 30 at the William and Mary Colonial Inter-Regional Challenge in