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Maren Jeppson; Grand View Women's Cross Country Team (Photos Doug Wells)
Cross Country - Sun, Sep. 4, 2016

The Viking women packed four runners into the top 11 to secure a second place team finish at the Buxton Invitational hosted by Simpson College in Indianola on Friday evening. 

Freshman Maren Jeppson(Mount Vernon, Iowa) led the way placing second overall, posting the second fastest time in GV school history, running the 4k course in 15:59.  Junior Michelle Thayer (Runnels, Iowa) was the next Viking into the finish chute placing 5th overall, followed by senior Hayley Leonard (Maxwell, Iowa) (7th), senior Hannah Sobaski (Fairfield, Iowa) (11th), and junior Christa Nordgren (Kirkland, Ill.) (16th) to round out Grand View's top five.

The Vikings will be in action next Saturday, September 10 at the Les Duke Invitational hosted by Grinnell College.

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