Cross Country Results

August 31, 2007

(Sandy Hollow Golf Course, Sioux Center, Iowa)

September 8, at Dakota Wesleyan in Mitchell, South Dakota

The Northwestern Red Raiders won the women's division and the Morningside Mustangs took the men's race today at the Dordt College Invite hosted at Sandy Hollow Golf Course near Sioux Center, Iowa.

The meet was run under near perfect conditions. Northwestern took the top two spots in the women's race with Olivia Johnson and Charity Miles finishing the 2.5 mile course in 15:09 and 15:21 respectively. Jen Kempers, last year's champion, took third in a time of 15:34 and led a trio of three Defenders in a row. Tami Wieringa was fourth in 16:06 and Steph Helmus was fifth in 16:09.

Brian Gesink and Jeremiah Denga, Morningside teammates, finished first and second in 21:39 and 21:40. Jathan Robinson was Dordt's top finisher in a time of 22:45.

Dordt runs at Dakota Wesleyan on Saturday of next week in their second race of the season.

Click here for full meet results.

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