Men's Varsity Cross Country @ Augustana Invite

Augustana Invite

9:15 PM - Friday, September 5, 2014
Yankton Trails Park, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Non-conference Match

Recap

<p>The Dordt College men finished 10th at their first cross country meet of the season, the Augustana Invite, run Friday night, September 5 at Yankton Trails in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
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Dordt scored a 308 in the 22 team field with Nebraska winning the meet with a 41 and the University of South Dakota was second with 90 points.
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Dordt was led by Stephan McNamara’s 19:58 time for 60th place. Steve Kelly, Adam Daane, Sam Wensink and Nick Vander Kooi were in a tight pack to round out Dordt’s top five runners. Kelly was 71st in 20:07; Daane 72nd in 20:10; Wensink 74th with a time of 20:11 and Nick Vander Kooi was right behind him in 75th place in 20:11 as well. Nathan Jackson and Ryan McNamara rounded out the Dordt field with times of 20:26 and 20:30 respectively for 100th and 104th place.
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287 runners competed on the four mile course. Elisha Kipruto from Iowa Central won the race with an 18:24. The meet was run under unseasonably cool conditions for early September.
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Dordt’s next meet will be in two weeks when the Defenders travel to Mitchell, South Dakota to compete in an event hosted by Dakota Wesleyan.</p>