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Cross Country - Mon, Sep. 4, 2017

The Grand View men's and women's cross country teams kicked off their season this weekend as they competed in the Buxton Invitational hosted by Simpson College.

The men's team was paced by sophomore Atem Akok (Des Moines, Iowa) with a 15th place finish and a time of 22:08. Freshmen Trevor Albert (Eldon, Iowa) and Ben Huftalin (Osage, Iowa) came in 16th and 17th, respectively. Albert posted a time of 22:16, while Huftalin crossed in 22:39.

See full list of results here.

On the women's side, senior Michelle Thayer (Runnells, Iowa) had a top-ten finish with a sixth place finish in 17:24. Freshman Maggie Ferrel (Fairfield, Iowa) placed 15th with a time of 19:43 and junior Karina Johnson (Eagan, Minn.) finished in 20:20 for 16th place.

See full list of results here.

The Vikings continue their season next weekend (Sept 9) as they participate in the Les Duke Invitational hosted by Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.

M - Cross Country