Barton wraps up competition at the 2019 Queen City Men’s Cross Country Invite

Barton freshman Xavier McLamb was the top Bulldog Friday evening at the 2019 Queen City Men’s Cross Country Invitational.  Photo by Matt Proseus
Barton freshman Xavier McLamb was the top Bulldog Friday evening at the 2019 Queen City Men’s Cross Country Invitational. Photo by Matt Proseus

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Barton men's cross country team took 26th-place overall at the 2019 Queen City Invite Friday evening at McAlpine Creek Park.  A total of 43 schools competed in the race.

Augusta University – powered by five runners in the top 11 – took home team honors with 26 points while Benedict's Mathew Chesum (Eldoret, KENYA) won the 8K after crossing the finish line in 24:36.

For Barton, freshman Xavier McLamb (Newton Grove, N.C.) was the top individual after running a 27:42 and placing 100th overall.  Sophomore Deshawn Owens (Pikeville, N.C.) took 113th overall while clocking a 27:59 for the Bulldogs as well.

The Barton men's cross country team comes back to Charlotte, N.C., to run in the Royals Challenge on Friday, October 11, at McAlpine Creek Park beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Full Results

2019 Queen City Men's Cross Country Invite
Friday, September 27
Charlotte, N.C. – McAlpine Creek Park

1. Augusta  26
2. Milligan  96
3. Flagler  117
4. Anderson  152
5. Montreat  214
6. College of Charleston  218
7. Western Carolina  236
8. Furman  272
9. Florida Tech  328
10. Lenoir-Rhyne 332
11. Benedict  336
12. Valdosta State  336
13. West Alabama  405
14. Cumberlands  410
15. Concord  437
16. Coastal Carolina  462
17. Mercer  472
18. Lees-McRae  513
19. The Citadel  530
20. Methodist  577
21. North Carolina Wesleyan  588
22. Queens  596
23. Georgia College  658
24. Tennessee Wesleyan  662
25. Limestone  674
26. Barton  732
27. Presbyterian  734
28. Belmont Abbey  760
29. Longwood  796
30. Savannah State  815
31. Shaw  871
32. Southern Wesleyan  914
33. Brevard  970
34. USC Beaufort  997
35. Gardner-Webb  997
36. William Peace  1,041
37. Coker  1,054
38. Hampden-Sydney  1,062
39. Johnson C. Smith  1,115
40. Guilford  1,126
41. Cleveland CC  1,161
42. Voorhees  1,235
43. Morris  1,272

Barton's Individuals
100. Xavier McLamb  27:42
113. Deshawn Owens  27:59
158. Evan Lee  28:53
200. Bobby Mills  30:01
284. Greg Gibbs  34:42
317. Ramon Carter  41:27