Cross Country Teams Set to Participate in UW-La Crosse Invite

Posted on October 12th, 2018 by

SAINT PETER, MINN. – The Gustavus cross country teams will head to Ettrick, Wis. on Saturday to partake in the Drews/Neubauer Invitational hosted by UW-La Crosse. The women’s team currently ranks No. 7 in the Central Region, while the men rank No. 9.

The Gustavus women are coming off a spectacular performance in the Wartburg Invitational where they took second place out of 19 teams. In the event, Lotus Schifsky (Sr., Prescott, Wis.)Tierney Winter (Jr., Waterville, Minn.), and Gabriela Passmore (Jr., Mapleton, Minn.) all finished inside the top 18 for the Gusties, while Abbie Schnabel (Sr., Hamburg, Minn.)Kourtney Kulseth (So., New Richland, Minn.), and Iliana Ramon (Fy., Fairmont, Minn.) all finished in the top 27.

The Gustie men are coming off their own strong performance where they finished sixth out of 19 teams. In the event the Gusties saw many regionally ranked opponents and hung with them until the end. Andrew Stumbo (So., Boone, Iowa) ran a great race for the Gusties finishing in fourth place overall with a time of 25:40.5. Alex Wischnack (Sr., Norwood, Minn.) and Jack DeGonda (Fy., Marine on St. Croix, Minn.) also ran solid races finishing in 22nd and 36th place respectively.

The women’s race begins at 11 a.m. with the men’s race starting at 11:40 a.m.

For race information click here.



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