PRESCOTT, AZ - The Mesa men's and women's cross country teams were both the top junior college finishers at the Embry Riddle Invitational Saturday.
The men took fourth place as Gerardo Villagomez (So., Tempe, AZ/Tempe H.S.) took third place oveerall in 27:41.22 for the 8K course. Chris Lessard (So., Maricopa, AZ/Maricopa H.S.) was fifth with a clocking of 28:13.39.
On the women's side, Kylie Kjerstad (So., Chandler, AZChandler H.S.) placed 20th with a time of 21:59.26 for 5K while Alejandra Nava (So., Mesa, AZ/Tempe H.S.) was 27th in 22:26.02.
MCC will host the Thunderbird Classic on Saturday on campus at 9:00 a.m.