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Iowa Wesleyan XC opens season at Bill Buxton Invitational

The Iowa Wesleyan cross country teams began their 2019-2020 season at the Bill Buxton Invitational this afternoon.

The Tigers had many runners on both the men’s and the women’s teams set personal records. Ryan Hutchinson set a personal record in the 6k. Nate Townsend ran a personal best in the 6k beating his previous time by one minute. Pedro Paloma also set a peronal best for the men’s team by beating his previous 6k time by 31 seconds.

On the women’s side, Veronica and Sydney both set a personal best in the 4k. Joana also set a personal record for the 4k, improving her time by three minutes and 59 seconds from last season.

The Cross Country teams will have some time off to improve their times even more. They will travel to Grinnell on September 14th for the Les Duke Invite.