The Gustavus men’s cross country team placed third out of six teams (86 points) at the Les Duke Invitational hosted by Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. Alex Zuppan led the Gusties with a ninth place finish. UW-Stevens Point won the meet with 22 points.
The final team standings had UW-Stevens Point with 22, Grinnell with 42, Gustavus with 86, Coe with 121, William Penn with 137 and Grand View with 170.
Other scorers for Gustavus included James Swenson finishing 23rd (27:32), Dan Westlund finishing 25th (27:46), Tom Westlund placing 28th (27:56), Chris Delaubenfels finishing 30th (28:09), Brady Rutman finishing 33rd (28:16) and Dan Freeman placing 34th (28:27).