Women's Varsity Cross Country @ GPAC Championships

GPAC Championships

11:15 AM - Saturday, November 8, 2014
Wild Oak Golf Course, Mitchell, South Dakota
Non-conference Match

Recap

<p>The Dordt College Defender women’s cross country team won the GPAC Championship for the third season in a row with a 31 point performance at Wild Oak Golf Course near Mitchell, South Dakota. The Defneders used a tight pack to win the event by 52 points.
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Kayla Byl finished third overall with a time of 18:01 and Lauren Opp and Justine Van Zee were fifth and sixth with times of 18:13 and 18:20 respectively. Dordt’s next two runners were right behind with Abby De Vries recording an 18:22 and Nicole Slater was ninth in 18:29.
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Dordt’s sixth and seventh runners finished 11th and 13th respectively to push the other scores higher. Lillie Koerner and Erika Douma ran 18:38 and 18:41 to make the top-seven span for Dordt just 40 seconds.
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Gabi Jenkins from Nebraska Wesleyan won the meet with a 17:42. 94 runners competed in the 11 team field on the 5,000 meter course.
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Dordt returns to Rim Rock Farm near Lawrence, Kansas for the NAIA National Championship Meet to be run on Saturday, November 22.
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Final Standings <br /><br />
Dordt 31 <br /><br />
Hastings 83<br /><br />
Doane 99<br /><br />
Concordia 107<br /><br />
Nebraska Wesleyan 118<br /><br />
Morningside 140<br /><br />
Mount Marty 197<br /><br />
Northwestern 216<br /><br />
Midland 231<br /><br />
Dakota Wesleyan 317<br /><br />
Briar Cliff 319<br /></p>