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CHANG 31ST IN U20 CATEGORY, COLYN FINISHES 25TH AT XC NATIONALS

CHANG 31ST IN U20 CATEGORY, COLYN FINISHES 25TH AT XC NATIONALS

KINGSTON, Ont. – Trinity Western second-year Jouen Chang (Langley) was 31st amongst U20 athletes, while fourth-year cross country star Nick Colyn (Langley, B.C.) finished 25th overall at the 2018 Canadian Cross Country Championships Saturday.

Chang, who won the Junior Girls title at the BC Championships in late October and was 31st overall at the U SPORTS Championships, crossed the line in 22:59.3 over six kilometres.

Meanwhile, coming off a seventh place finish at the 2018 U SPORTS Cross Country Championships, Colyn, who was the lone Spartan competing in the men's race, finished the 10 kilometre route in 31:26.4.

TWU also had a pair of alums earn top 10 finishes on the women's side, with Sarah Inglis ('16) finishing ninth in 35:01.4 over 10 kilometres and Lisa Brooking ('17) finishing 10th in 35:02.1.

Spartans Results at Canadian Championships
Alumni in Italics
WOMEN
U20 (6K)
Jouen Chang – 31st – 22:59.3

Senior (10K)
Sarah Inglis – 9th – 35:01.4
Lisa Brooking – 10th – 35:02.1

MEN
Senior (10K)
Nick Colyn – 25th – 31:26.4

About TWU
Recognized for quality, TWU has received seven consecutive A+ rankings for Quality of Teaching and Learning, holds three Canada Research Chairs, and wins national championships in CIS sports. More importantly, lives are changed at TWU through its whole-person, Christ-centred approach to education. With a wide array of undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree-completion programs, TWU equips leaders of character and competence to make a positive impact in the lives of others.

About Spartan Athletics
As official members of U SPORTS, the Spartans currently compete in 10 sports in the Canada West conference, including women's and men's soccer, volleyball, basketball, cross-country and track & field. TWU also competes in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) in men's hockey. Since TWU entered U SPORTS in 1999, the Spartans have won 11 U SPORTS team championships and 25 Canada West team championships.

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