BEREA, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky placed third at the Southeastern Classic hosted by Berea on Saturday. Freshman Jeppe Harboe highlighted the day by winning the men’s 8K race.

Harboe defeated a field of 120 runners, covering the 8K course in 25:24.42. Sophomore Sean Vandermosten was not far behind in third place with a time of 25:43.07, while freshman Ben Turner (sixth / 25:53.37), senior Bradley Fortuna (27th / 26:53.94) and junior Peter Migun (38th / 27:33.86) rounded out EKU’s scoring five at the meet.

The EKU women did not field a full team. However, senior Jackline Barkechir finished fourth out of 97 competitors, completing the 5K course in a time of 18:47.77. Sophomore Erica Wesstrom (sixth / 19:19.75) and junior Natalie Field (11th / 19:44.07) also ran for the Colonels.