Augusta, GA- The Paine College Lions Country Team finished in Second place at the annual Paine College Invitational on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, held at Diamond Lakes Regional Park, on Windsor Springs road in Hephzibah, Georgia.
Sophomore Mario Jordan made an impressive run, covering the 5K course in 19:17 and senior Thomas Broughton coming in 21 seconds behind Jordan to complete the course in 19:38. With the times under the 20:00 mark, Jordan and Broughton finished ninth and tenth out of 24 participants.
Sophomore Jared Moore’s time stopped at 20:01, coming in 12th place.
Benedict College took home the first place trophy, as six of the Tigers covered the course in less than 19:04. Dickerson Tsroitich completed the course in 16:09.
In addition to Paine College and Benedict College, Allen University and Lane College also made appearances at the PC Invitational.
Paine College will run next at Winthrop University October 16, 2010.