Diebold Leads Adrian Across the Line at Comet Invitational

Diebold Leads Adrian Across the Line at Comet Invitational

OLIVET, Mich. – The Adrian College men's and women's cross country teams saw a strong outing at the Comet Invitational, hosted by Olivet College on Friday evening.


Location: Olivet College (Broadway Acres GC)


  • Robert Diebold led the Bulldogs across the line, placing third with a time of 16:16.00. Diebold was the highest finishing athlete from any four-year institution.
  • Brett Carlisle proved fast in his first-collegiate race, finishing 13th with a time of 16:41.00.
  • Michael Spurio was the final Adrian finisher in the top-20, placing 19th with a time of 17:01.00.


  • Freshman Analiza Sanchez looked to prove herself in her first-collegiate outings, as she was the highest finish Adrian College female. Sanchez placed 18th with a mark of 24:13.00.
  • Trailing Sanchez  by just one spot was Meghan Vidra who finished in the 20th position with a time of 24:28.30.
  • Finishing in 21st was Halena Dickerson who posted a time of 24:56 in her collegiate debut.


Adrian College returns to competition at 10 a.m. on Sept. 7, as it travels to Grand Rapids, Mich. for the Calvin University Knights Invitational.

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