Builder cross country traveled to Elsah, Illinios this past weekend to compete in the 2016 NAIA Cross Country Championships. Ashley Smith, psychology junior, finished the 5k in 20:43.33 and placed 294th out of 334 runners. Justine Vogele, sports medicine sophomore, placed highest for the Builder women at 134th with a time of 19:06.21.

Jersey Boydstun, sports marketing junior, was the only one to represent the men’s cross country team at nationals. Boydstun completed the 8k in 26:58.20 with a finish of 232nd out of 331 runners.

 Taylor Forrest is a senior majoring in communication. You may email her at