Men’s Cross Country Team Finishes Fifth at St. John’s Invitational

Posted on September 7th, 2003 by

The Gustavus men’s cross country team placed fifth at the eight-team St. John’s Invitational on Saturday in Collegeville, MInnesota. The Gusties finished with 117 points. MSU, Mankato won the 8K competition with 16 points.

Alex Zupan, who came in 26th with a time of 28:39, was the first Gustavus athlete to cross the finish line. Four of his teammates were less than a minute behind, including Dan Westlund, Brent Magnusson, Collin Meierbachtol, and Drew Scanlan. MSU, Mankato’s Quinn Dauer won the race with a time of 26:29.

St. John’s Invitational Team Results

  1. MSU, Mankato 16
  2. St. Olaf 65
  3. St. John’s 78
  4. Martin Luther 100
  5. Gustavus 117
  6. MSU-Moorhead 173
  7. North Central 212
  8. Crown 242
  9. Gustavus Runners
    26th Alex Zupan 28:39
    30th Dan Westlund 29:06
    35th Brent Magnusson 29:21
    37th Collin Meierbachtol 29:29
    38th Drew Scanlan 29:31
    43rd Brady Rutman 29:40
    50th Andy Rishavy 30:06
    56th Luke Twedt 30:29
    63rd Tom Westlund 30:52
    72nd Paul Kienberger 31:18
    78th Ryan Taylor 31:44
    80th Nate Porath 32:01
    82nd Andrew Howard 32:13
    88th Mike Drinane 32:34
    90th Jahred Stephens 32:44

    For complete results of the St. John’s Invitational click here


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