Roy Griak Invite
<p>The Dordt College men's cross country team placed 18th out of 27 teams at the Roy Griak Invite in St. Paul, Minnesota on Saturday, September 24.
</p><p>The Defenders were led by Ryan Tholen with a time of 26:57 for 59th place. Nathan Jackson was next with a 77th place finish of 27:16 and Eric Tudor claimed 85th iwth a time of 27:26. Tim Bierma and Derek Opp were next across the line for the Defenders with times of 27:51 and 28:19 respectively and counted for 105th and 132nd place overall.
</p><p>Dordt totaled 458 points with Central Missouri winning the event that was run at the Les Bolstad Golf Course with a total of 90 points. Stanley Kabenei, competing for Iowa Central, won the 322 runner event with a time of 24:38.
</p><p>Dordt will next compete at an invite hosted by Briar Cliff on October 8. </p>