Men’s Cross Country Places 5th at Dan Huston Invite

Posted on October 11th, 2003 by

The Gustavus men’s cross country squad placed fifth at the Dan Huston Invitational hosted by Wartburg College on Saturday in Waverly, Iowa.
The invite followed a format used for US & World Cross Country Championships. There were two varsity races for each gender. The long races for both genders were the normal 8,000 meter (men) and 6,000 meter (women) racing distances. In addition to the normal racing distances, there were also shorter races at 4,000 meters for men and women. Each race was scored separately. The overall champion was determined for each gender by adding the scores of the long and short races .

Gustavus placed sixth in the 8K race, which featured many of the best runners from each of the schools at the competition. Dan Westlund, who finished 16th overall with a time of 28:03, was the first Gustie to cross the finish line..

Head Coach Scott Jerome’s squad ran fifth in the 4K race. Jahred Stephens placed 26th overall.

The Gusties finished with 292 combined points in the two races. Wartburg won with 86 points.

Gustavus returns to action on October 24 by Macalester in a dual meet.

Dan Huston Invitational Combined Team Results

  1. Wartburg 86
  2. Carleton 177
  3. Luther 256
  4. Central 260
  5. Gustavus 292
  6. Cornell 409
  7. Dan Huston Invitational 8K Results

    1. Wartburg 37
    2. Loras 42
    3. Luther 88
    4. Carleton 121
    5. Central 140
    6. Gustavus 153
    7. Buena Vista 163
    8. Cornell 236
    9. Northwestern 240
    10. Dubuque 278
    11. Gustavus Runners
      16th Dan Westlund 28:03
      22nd Brent Magnusson 28:13
      34th Alex Zupan 28:37
      50th Drew Scanlan 29:23
      52nd Andy Rishavy 29:24
      72nd Tom Westlund 30:43
      73rd Luke Twedt 30:46
      101st Finn Kuusisto 35:47

      Dan Huston Invitational 4K Results

      1. St. Thomas 30
      2. Wartburg 49
      3. Carleton 56
      4. Central 120
      5. Gustavus 139
      6. Luther 168
      7. Cornell 173
      8. Gustavus Runners
        26th Jahred Stephens 13:42
        28th Frank Hedin 13:46
        36th Ryan Taylor 13:57
        40th Brady Rutman 14:07
        44th Paul Kienberger 14:22
        50th Nate Porath 14:47
        57th Andrew Howard 15:36

        For complete results of the Dan Huston Invitational click here.

 

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