Men’s And Women’s Cross Country Teams Host Alumni Meet

Posted on August 27th, 2011 by

The men's squad topped the alumni 29-26.

The Gustavus men’s and women’s cross country teams invited back a total of 29 competing alumni to campus for the annual Alumni Meet held in the Linnaeus Arboretum on Saturday , Aug. 27. The current Gustavus women bested their predecessors 26-to-49, while the male alumni topped the Gusties 26-to-29.

Breaking into the top-five on the men’s team was seniors Mark Bartley and Anders Bowman.  Bartley placed second with a time of 16:23, while Bowman took third with a time of 16:26.

Junior Kate Eggers was the top performer on the women’s team, placing second with a time of 19:48.  Senior Brook Beskau and junior Bethe Hauer finished back-to-back in fourth and fifth place.  Beskau crossed the finish line in 20:04 and Hauer came across in 20:30.

The women's team fell 46-26 to the alumni.

The Gustavus men’s and women’s cross country teams will be back in action on Thursday, Sept. 1 in a dual meet against Bethany Lutheran College.  The meet will take place in the Linnaeus Arboretum and will begin at 10:00 a.m.

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