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Cross Country - Sat, Sep. 23, 2017

Rock Island, Ill. - The Grand View men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Rock Island, Ill. to participate in the Augustana College Brissman-Lundeen Invite on Friday (Sept 22).

On the women's side, senior Michelle Thayer (Runnells, Iowa) earned a  top 15 finish coming in 13th place overall in the field of 156 finishers. Thayer crossed the finish line in 21:07. Next for the Vikings was freshman Mackenzie Christensen (Logan, Iowa) with a time of 23:26 while freshman Maggie Ferrel (Fairfield, Iowa) had a time of 23:52.

See full list of results here.

The Viking men finished 13th out of 22 teams and competed in a field of 217 runners. Sophomore Atem Akok (Des Moines, Iowa) led with a 50th place time of 23:26. Freshman Trevor Albert was not far behind with a time of 23:29 and junior Alex Arechavaleta (Altoona, Iowa) crossed in 23:45.

See full list of results here.

Grand View will return to action on Saturday, October 7 in the Fighting Bee Invite hosted by St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. Competition will begin at 10 a.m.

M - Cross Country