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Gleason Wins Blazer Classic Leading Men to Third-Place Finish

HOOVER, Ala. – University of Memphis men's cross country athlete Payton Gleason claimed the top spot at the UAB Blazer Classic Saturday.

Gleason finished with a time of 24:23.43, making this his first collegiate cross country win and Memphis' second individual win this season. Zachary Wyatt took home the title at the Rhodes Invite earlier this season.

Wyatt followed Gleason closely, coming in third (24:34.49) to help bring the men to a third-place team finish. Tate Wyatt (25:19.56, 16th) and Hudson Hurst (25:52.