Green Knights Place Second at MWC Championship
From Sports Information Director, November 1, 2008 | Men's Cross Country
by Dan Lukes, firstname.lastname@example.org, (920) 403-4077
The Green Knights registered 60 points to claim runner-up honors. Meet champion Grinnell College posted a perfect score of 15 points.
Alex DeVillers placed sixth to be the first non-Grinnell runner to finish, posting a time of 26 minutes 25 seconds over the 8-kilometer course. Mackenzie Laska was ninth with a time of 26:39.
Three other St. Norbert harries claimed All-MWC honors. Jon O'Brien was 14th with a time of 26:48 and John Barrett was 15th with a time of 26:50. Aaron Roden, running in his first meet of the 2008 season, placed 16th with a time of 27:10.
Seven other Green Knights ran at the conference meet. Gavin Strawn finished 31st with a time of 28:06, followed by Eric DeSalvo in 45th with a time of 28:45. Benji Wetli placed 53rd with a time of 29:03.
Brian Curran ran in 29:17 to place 57th, followed by Mike Buettner in 74th in 30:20, Matt Leser in 77th in 30:28 and Jacob Sircy in 81st in 30:41.