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.

Race Results

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.

Kenton Means
Sports Information Director
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