Women's Cross Country, Les Duke Invitational

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Les Duke Invitational

All Day - Saturday, September 10, 2016
Grinnell, Iowa
Non-conference Match



Dordt College’s women’s cross country team placed fourth in the Les Duke Invitational  held at the Grinnell Golf Course hosted by Grinnell College.  The Defenders totaled 105 points in the event with Wartburg winning the team title with 72 points.



Audrey Brooks   9th  25:02

Julia Bos   13th  25:08

Erika Douma 18th   25:30

Erica DeSchiffart 31st 26:17

Kelsey Lewis  34th  26:28 

Erin Bandstra 37th 26:35

Miranda Moss   40th  26:44



-The race was run on a 6,000 meter course and is 1,000 meters longer than the Dordt women will typically run.

-The Defenders were six point out of third place and 14 points out of second.

-Abrah Masterson from Cornell won the event in 23:22.

-Dordt’s next race will be at the Roy Griak event in St. Paul, Minnesota on September 24.



“The ladies raced well today.  We were missing our top two runners from the last meet and that showed in the team results.  Several ladies stepped up to lead the team in the absence of Nicole Slater and Justine Van Zee.  Audrey Brooks led the team for the first time followed by Julia Bos with her best team finish as well.  Erica DeSchiffert ran fourth on the team in her first college cross country race.  The depth and experience gained in this race will benefit us as we return to full strength in the next few weeks.”