Majenge leads Cameron to ninth at South Central Regional
For Immediate Release
November 9, 2019
Cameron University Athletics
Kenton Means - Sports Information Director
CANYON, Texas – James Majenge earned an All-Region nod with a 13th place finish, while the CU men came in ninth at the NCAA DII South Central Regional on Saturday.
The Aggie senior finished the 10K race with a time of 31:42.66, giving him a spot in the top-15. Majenge's finish was the best by an Aggie in a regional race since Thomas Toth came in ninth in 2014. He paced the CU men to a ninth place finish, which was their best finish in program history.
Cameron posted a total time of 2:46:23.76 and an average time of 33:16.76. They entered the regional race ranked No. 10 in the South Central Region by the USTFCCCA.
Eduardo Gutierrez also ran a strong race for the Aggies, coming in with a time of 33:08.34 to finish in 44th. Chris Dunn was not far behind him in 51st with a time of 33:15. 84, giving CU three runners inside of the top-55.
The Aggies had an additional two runners in the top-100, Jason Cousineau (76th) with a time of 33:56.84 and Roy Kipkorir (89th) at 34:20.08. Celso Ramirez and Loic Rossignaud rounded out the CU lineup with sub-35 minute times.
Top ranked Colorado School of Mines were named the regional Champs with an average time of 31:19, with four runners in the top-10 individually. Western Colorado and Adams State rounded out the top-3 team finishers.
West Texas A&M's Ezekiel Kipchirchir came in firth individually with a time of 30:39.05, three seconds ahead of Western Colorado's Charlie Sweeney.
While the Cameron men did not automatically qualify for the National Championship race, the squad and Majenge still have a shot to be awarded an at-large bid based on performance during the season. Those selections will be announced on Monday afternoon. The national race will be held in Sacramento, Calif. On Nov. 22.