Men’s Cross Country Places Seventh at MIAC Championships

Posted on October 30th, 2004 by

The Gustavus men’s cross country team traveled to St. Paul, Minn. to compete in the MIAC Cross Country Championships at Como Park. Head coach Jed Friedrich’s squad compiled 183 points to place seventh overall, which is the best finish since 1997.

Sophomore Alex Zupan led the Gusties with a time of 27:09 to finish eleventh overall. Zupan earned all-conference honors for the first time of his college career. He is the first men’s cross country runner to receive all-conference honors since 1999. Junior Dan Westlund placed second on the team and 30th overall with a time of 28:13 and senior James Sorenson placed third on the team and 40th overall with a time of 28:23.

Gustavus Individual Results
7. Gustavus Adolphus
11 Alex Zupan, So 27:09.0
30 Dan Westlund, Jr 28:13.7
40 James Sorenson, Sr 28:23.7
47 Brent Magnusson, Sr 28:29.6
55 Collin Meirerbachtol, So 28:56.0
56 Andy Rishavy, Jr 28:56.8
57 Nathan Barten, Jr 29:01.3
Time = 2:21:11.9 Places = 183

Team Results
1 St. Olaf 43 1 2 10 12 18 22 38 26:53.7 1:31.7
2 Carleton 56 3 6 7 14 26 35 36 27:09.6 1:33.2
3 St. Thomas 115 8 17 28 29 33 44 50 27:51.0 1:11.6
4 Macalester 118 13 15 23 24 43 48 49 27:49.3 1:11.4
5 Hamline 121 4 20 27 31 39 46 53 27:50.7 1:37.9
6 Saint John’s 155 9 19 34 42 51 52 54 28:03.0 1:37.1
7 Gustavus Adolphus 183 11 30 40 47 55 56 57 28:14.4 1:47.0
8 Augsburg 206 16 25 41 58 66 73 77 28:36.3 2:34.8
9 Concordia-Moorhead 218 5 21 63 64 65 70 72 28:50.8 3:14.1
10 Bethel 233 32 37 45 59 60 62 69 28:49.0 1:17.9
11 Saint Mary’s 341 61 67 68 71 74 75 76 30:35.8 2:14.7

Complete Results

 

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