Eutectic cross country coach David Baker assembles the team for practices the week before classes begin.

Eutectic cross country head coach David Baker assembles the team for practices the week before classes begin in August. The six or seven meets on the schedule are held on weekends. The conference championship takes place in November.

Eutectics Open Season at Early Bird Meet

The Eutectics men’s cross country team competed in the first race of the season on Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Gabby Reuveni Early Bird Meet hosted by Washington University in St. Louis’s Forest Park. The Euts finished seventh of nine teams, beating out AMC foe Williams Baptist University (8th).

First-year Murphy Affolder led the Euts, missing the STLCOP record for the 6K distance by nine seconds with a time of 20:30, running 5:30 pace, in 22nd place. Fourth-year James Lidy was the second Eut to cross the finish line at 21:57 (39th), fourth-year Yang Pan followed at 22:27 (41st), and third-year Fred Jaeger (23:16 in 43rd) and second-year Derrick Barnett (25:21 in 52nd) rounded out the Eutectic top five.

The Euts will race again in two weeks at the Forest Park Cross Country Festival hosted by Saint Louis University on Friday, Sept. 12.

11.9.13 Eutectics Finish Seventh in KIAC

10.21.13 STLCOP Wins Springfield Invitational 

9.30.13 Men Take Fifth at Maryville; McKenzie Named KIAC Runner of the Week  

9.16.13 Eutectics Finish Strong at XC Festival

9.2.13 Euts Compete Well at First Meet

8.23.13 Men's Cross Country Team Boasts Experience

11.18.12 McKenzie and Pollmann Compete at Nationals

11.03.12 Eutectics Finish Fifth in KIAC

10.20.12 Eutectics Shatter Season PRs at the St. Louis Fall Classic

10.13.12 Eutectics Win Non-Division I Team Title at Evansville

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