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Photo by Donald Watkins.
Photo by Donald Watkins.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Shaw University men's cross country men's cross country team completed the Queens Invite Friday afternoon at the McAlpine Creek Park for its fourth meet on the 2019 season.

The Bears finished 30th overall with a combined time of 2:39:46. Freshman Peter Ekayi (Rumuruti, Kenya) led the way for Shaw with a finishing time of 27:29 for 85th place individually while junior Fabien Niyirora (Johnston, IA) crossed the finish line with a time of 29:28 for 175th. There was a total of 327 runners at the event.

Shaw will return to the course on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the HBCU Challenge at the WakeMed Park in Cary, N.C.

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