Men's Varsity Cross Country @ Herb Blakely Invite

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Herb Blakely Invite

11:15 AM - Saturday, September 12, 2015
Madison Country Club, Madison, South Dakota
Non-conference Match



The Dordt College Defender men's cross country team ran at the Herb Blakely Invitational hosted at Madison Country Club in Madison, South Dakota on Saturday, September 12.  The Defenders raced to a second place finish with 48 points, trailing the winner, Northwestern, as the Raiders had 43 points.  Dordt was easily in front of Iowa Western with 79. 



Ian Manske                        8th          26:51

Stephan McNamara         9th          26:59

Adam Daane                      12th        27:23

Sam Wensink                     13th        27:24

Steve Kelly                          14th        27:25

Justin McNamara             17th        27:34

Nick Vander Kooi              21st        27:48



-The 8,000 meter race was under cool and calm conditions. 

-Dordt's first five were separated by 34 seconds.

-Manske was just 10 seconds out of third place. 

-Sylvester Barus (Iowa Western) posted a time of 25:29 to win the event by 1:07 over his nearest competitor.

-Mount Marty, Northwestern, Dordt and Dakota Wesleyan were the NAIA schools in the  eight team field.

-99 runners made up the field.

-Dordt’s next meet will be at the Roy Griak Invite in St. Paul, Minnesota.