FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 6, 2013
MEN|WOMEN | BOURBONNAIS, Ill. --The Indiana Tech cross country teams braved the Illinois heat while competing at the Midwest Classic hosted by Olivet Nazarene University held at the Aspen Ridge Golf Course in Bourbonnais, Ill. on Friday night.
On the women's side, senior Becca Lamb led the Warriors with a fifth place finished in a time of 19 minutes and 11 seconds. Junior Laura Condron (19:15.62) finished two seconds behind Lamb for sixth place. Sophomore Brenna Conger (20:15.10), junior Cherie Gaines (20:42.66), and Alaina Redd (21:17.72) finished the scoring to earn the Warriors a third place team finish. The Warriors placed in front of Trinity Christian College who received votes in the preseason poll.
On the men's side, senior Aaron Belcher led the scoring for the Warriors finishing the 8k race in 26:30.50 for seventh place. Sophomores Zack Johnson (26:50.01) and Brenden Zoltek (26:58.53), Drew Mueller (27:01.44), and freshman Cody Dyer (27:16.24) finished scoring for the Warriors.
The team finished in second behind the hosts, and ahead of St. Xavier University who received votes in the preseason poll.
The Warriors' next outing is at the Calvin Knight Invitational at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich. on Saturday, Sept. 14th.