The Maryville College Men's Cross-Country team placed ninth on Friday night in the Zaxby's Open.
The Scots saw junior Daniel Beckett finish just outside the Top 10, as the Oak Ridge native placed 11th in the Tusculum College race.
Beckett – an Oak Ridge, Tenn. native – finished the 5K course in stellar fashion, tallying a time of 17:12.8.
Tusculum College sophomore Will Cronin won the Pioneer's home race with a time of 16:34.1, while freshman Kyler Hodges followed his teammate just six seconds later.
Jonathan Keller of North Greenville (16:47.7), Tyler Bates of Milligan College (16:51.4) and Elijah Stewart of Southern Wesleyan (16:51.9) rounded out the top five in the race.
Tusculum College won the Zaxby's Open with an average time of 17:01.64, while Milligan College ranked second. The Buffaloes finished the 5K race in 17:16.02, as North Greenville finished third.
Maryville College will look next to the Berea College Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 15. The race will be run in Berea, Ky.