A pair of reliable and familiar faces led the way for the Hillsdale College men's cross country team at its first competitive meet Friday afternoon.
2012 All-American Joshua Mirth was the Chargers' top runner at the Spartan Invitational, held Friday afternoon at Michigan State University. Mirth led the team and placed 13th overall in the non-Division I school division of the meet, with a time of 25:08.
Not far behind Mirth was junior Luke Hickman, another fixture in the team's lineup, who took 15th with a time of 25:18. They were the only two Hillsdale College runners to place in the race's top 35 overall.