Cheboi paces GSU at Warhawk Invitational

Mathis Cheboi finished third at the Warhawk Invitational to pace the Tigers.

Courtesy of GSU Athletic Communications

Mathis Cheboi finished third and the Grambling State University women’s team placed third during the Warhawk Invitational at Charles Johnson Children’s Park.

WOMEN’S RESULTS 

  • Grambling State finished with 88 points to claim third
  • Louisiana-Monroe won the meet with 31 points
  • Louisiana registered 33 points to place second
  • Louisiana Tech (102), Northwestern State (113) and Arkansas-Pine Bluff (125) rounded out the six-team field

HOW THEY FARED – WOMEN 

  • Ruth Kibet led the Lady Tigers with a sixth-place finish in 19:37
  • Mercy Kwambai was ninth in 19:57
  • Sharon Laibich placed 12th in 20:27
  • Lillian Thuo and Sascha Greene finished 30th and 37th, respectively, in times of 23:39 and 32:05

MEN’S RESULTS 

  • Louisiana won the meet with 29 points
  • Louisiana-Monroe (54), Jackson State (85), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (90), Northwestern State (103) and Louisiana Tech (164) rounded out the scoring

HOW THEY FARED – MEN 

  • Mathias Cheboi was just off the pace, taking third in 22:08
  • Miciah Myles crossed the line in 28:19
  • Devin Malone and Anthony Davis recorded times of 29:24.0 and 30:50

UP NEXT 
Grambling State returns to action next Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Watson Cross Country Classic, hosted by Mississippi College, in Clinton, Miss. 


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