Men’s Cross Country Team Places Fourth at Les Duke Invitational

Posted on September 20th, 2003 by

The Gustavus men’s cross country team placed fourth out of 11 teams at the 8K Les Duke Invitational hosted by Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa on Saturday, September 20.

The host-school Grinnell won the competition with 40 points. Wartburg (44) and Macalester (60) followed in second and third place while Gustavus came in fourth with 135 points.

The Gusties top finishers were Dan Westlund who placed 26th and Alex Zupan who placed 27th.

The Grinnell course is the site of the NCAA Regional which will be held on November 15. Gustavus returns to action on Saturday, September 27 at the Roy Griak Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota.

Les Duke Invitational Team Results

  1. Grinnell 40
  2. Wartburg 44
  3. Macalester 60
  4. Gustavus 135
  5. Bethel 177
  6. Buena Vista 195
  7. Monmouth 205
  8. Coe 239
  9. Dordt 241
  10. Cornell 244
  11. William Penn 258
  12. Gustavus Runners
    26th Dan Westlund 27:40
    27th Alex Zupan 27:42
    31st Brent Magnusson 27:51
    39th Drew Scanlan 28:08
    42nd James Sorenson 28:10
    50th Andy Rishavy 28:27
    57th Frank Hedin 28:34
    67th Paul Kienberger 28:47
    70th Ryan Taylor 28:50
    77th Brady Rutman 29:05
    89th Tom Westlund 29:27
    101st Luke Twedt 29:41
    122nd Nate Porath 31:01
    128th Mike Drinane 31:14
    161st Finn Kuusisto 33:56

    For complete results of the Les Duke Invitational click here


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