Ames, Iowa -- A contingent of distance runners competed in the first day of the Iowa State Invite today in Ames, Iowa.
Southern had runners competing in two different races of the 5k, as well as the distance medley relay.
In the unseeded 5k, Andrew Webb finished fourth with a time of 15:54.91. In the seeded 5k, Nick Niggemann placed 12th with a time of 15:15.73, while Jake Benton and Alex Mason were 17th and 40th, respectively with times of 15:24.38 and 16:08.24.
Those runners will compete tomorrow in the final day at Iowa State.