Men’s Cross Country Team Places 8th at MIAC Championships

Posted on November 1st, 2003 by

The Gustavus men’s cross country team placed eighth Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship on Saturday in Como Park in St. Paul. The Gusties finished with 239 points. St. Thomas won the team title with 42 points. Carleton’s Matt Hooley won the 8K race with a time of 25:32.
Alex Zupan, who finished 27th with a time of 26:51, was the squad’s top runner. It marks the first time that the Gustavus men’s squad has finished higher than ninth at the conference meet since 1999.

The men’s squad will continue its seasons at the NCAA Midwest Regional hosted by Grinnell College on November 15 in Grinnell, Iowa.

MIAC Championship Team Results

  1. St. Thomas 42
  2. Carleton 56
  3. St. Olaf 66
  4. Macalester 100
  5. St. John’s 124
  6. Hamline 143
  7. Augsburg 205
  8. Gustavus 239
  9. Concordia 246
  10. Bethel 265
  11. St. Mary’s 308
  12. Gustavus Runners
    27th Alex Zupan 26:51
    52nd Dan Westlund 27:48
    70th Andy Rishavy 28:18
    71st Ryan Taylor 28:20
    81st Jahred Stephens 28:26
    82nd Brent Magnusson 28:27
    91st Collin Meierbachtol 28:32
    101st Drew Scanlan 28:47
    105th Luke Twedt 28:52
    112th Tom Westlund 29:01
    113th Brady Rutman 29:02
    122nd Frank Hedin 29:15
    144th Paul Kienberger 30:28
    146th Nate Porath 30:36
    163rd Andrew Howard 31:49
    174th Finn Kuusisto 33:55

    For complete results of the MIAC Championships, click here.


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