Woody Greeno Invite
<p>The Dordt College women finished fifth in the team race and the men ninth at the Woody Greeno Invitational in Lincoln, Nebraska hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday, September 17.
</p><p>Renee Buikema led the Defenders with a 17th place time of 23:27 while Michelle Steiger and Merissa Harkema finished 24th and 25th in times of 23:48 and 23:49. Lillie Koerner and Lauren Opp completed the Dordt scoring with times of 24:02 and 24:35 over the 6,000 meter course for 33rd and 45th place. Dordt's total was 144 points.
</p><p>Seventeen teams made up the field with 113 runners competing. Morningside won the team race with 75 poitns. Angela Adams from Northwest Missouri State won the event in 21:42.
</p><p>The men from Dordt placed ninth with 250 points against 21 teams.
</p><p>Ryan Tholen's time of 26:41 was good for 21st place while Eric Tudor and Nathan Jackson were tight at 27:13 and 27:18 for 43rd and 47th respectively. Jeremy Van Woerden and Derek Opp ran next to each other as well for 69th and 70th in 27:54 and 27:55.
</p><p>Nebraska Wesleyan scored the team title with 66 points and Al Sanabria finished first from 139 runners with a time of 24:47 over the 8,000 meter course.
</p><p>Both Dordt teams will compete at the Roy Griak Invite in the Twin Cities on Saturday, September 24.</p>