October 5, 2013

Cross Country Participates in Pre-National Invitational

Ariel Wilks
Sports Information Intern

Men's Results
Women's Results

HANOVER, Ind.- The Lewis & Clark men's cross country team finished 17th out of 19 and women's team placed eighth out of 18 at the Pre-National Invite in Hanover, Ind. Saturday afternoon.  

The women's cross country team was led my seniors Kaitlyn Throgmorton and Melissa Newton-Mora, who finished 30th and 32nd, respectively.  Throgmorton finished with a time of 23:40.17.  Three seconds later Newton-Mora finished with a time of 23:43.42.  Rounding out the top five Pioneer finishers were Katherine Keith (39th, 23:51.71), Ali Brauer (60th, 24:22.96), and Emily Fagan (82nd, 24:53.88).  

On the men's side senior Jarrod Nixon was the first Pioneer to cross the finish time with a 37th place finish and a time of 27:06.38.  Rounding out the top five Lewis & Clark finishers were Brendy Hale (40th, 27:15.01), Andrew LeDonne (97th, 28:11.29), Nicholas Ellis (126th, 28:38.20), and Marc Steiner (147th, 29:06.04).  

Lewis & Clark returns home to host their home tournament on Oct. 19, at McIver Park. 

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