O'Brien Paces Green Knights at Roy Griak Invitational

From Sports Information Director, September 26, 2009 | Men's Cross Country
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Norbert College senior Jon O'Brien led the Green Knight harriers to a 26th-place finish at the Division III race of the University of Minnesota's Roy Griak Invitational.

O'Brien finished 63rd in a time of 27:28 out of a field of 370 runners. UW-La Crosse's Zach Wilhelmy won the event with a time of 25:27.

The Green Knights were 26th out of 35 teams, scoring 695 points. La Crosse won the meet with a score of 48 points.

Aaron Roden placed 137th for St. Norbert with a time of 28:40, while Seth Hawkins was 141st with a time of 28:41. Benji Wetli placed 172nd with a run in 29:22, and Kory Baker completed St. Norbert's scoring finishes with a run of 29:44 to place 182nd.

Aaron Schoofs was 200th with a time of 30:37, and Patrick Ziesmer was 225th with a time of 32:01.