Loves Park, IL -- The Beloit College Cross Country team opened its 2013 season on Saturday in a dual meet with Rockford University at Rock Cut State Park.
Karen Jones paced the Women's squad with a victory, crossing the line in 20:08.9 on the 3-mile course. Maggie Cress was fourth followed by Sara DeLong in fifth, Ellie Waddle in sixth, and Deborah Flynn in eighth.
On the Men's side Alberto Torres led the way with a third-place finish in 21:58.8 over the 6K course. He was followed in order by Matej Jungwirth in fourth, Khusrav Mahkomov in fifth, Ethan Ley in sixth and George Gray in seventh.
The Bucs have a week off before traveling to Kenosha for the UW-Parkside Midwest Open on Saturday, September 14.