Women's Varsity Cross Country @ Augustana Invite

Augustana Invite

8:30 PM - Friday, September 5, 2014
Yankton Trails Park, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Non-conference Match

Recap

<p>The Dordt College women’s cross country team opened the 2014 season with a third place finish at the Augustana Invite on Friday night, September 5 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Defenders totaled a 99, finishing behind the University of South Dakota with 66 points and Nebraska with 73. The host, Augustana, was fourth with 111 points in the 22 team field.
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Dordt’s Nicole Slater ran 12th in 16:58 and Kayla Byl was 14th with a time of 16:59. Dordt’s next four runners were within ten seconds of each other with Lauren Opp running a 17:08 for 19th place. Abby De Vries, Lillie Koerner and Justin Van Zee finished 32nd, 33rd and 34th in times of 17:18, 17:18 and 17:19. Renee Buikema was not far behind and rounded out Dordt’s top seven with a 17:28 and 41st place in the 266 runner field.
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USD’s Amber Eichkorn won the meet in 15:48.
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The meet was a three mile event and was run under unseasonably cool conditions at Yankton Trails in Sioux Falls.
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Dordt’s next competition will be September 20 at Dakota Wesleyan’s Invite in Mitchell, South Dakota.</p>