Four Race To Season-Bests At NCAA Midwest Regional

Photo Credit: Bethany Unkefer
Photo Credit: Bethany Unkefer

WINNECONNE, Wis. (WLCSports.com) – The Wisconsin Lutheran College men's cross country team had four runners record season-best times as it placed 29th out of 33 scoring teams with 810 points on Saturday at the 2016 NCAA Division III Midwest Regional at Lake Breeze Golf Course.

THE BASICS

  • Event: 2016 NCAA Division III Midwest Regional
  • Location: Lake Breeze Golf Course, Winneconne, Wis.
  • WLC Team: 29th of 33, 810 Points
  • Top WLC Individual: Javier Cano-Telles (Milwaukee, Wis./Wisconsin Lutheran), 95th of 244, 26:41.4

WARRIORS TOP FIVE PERFORMERS

  • Cano-Telles was the top finisher for the Warriors, placing 95th with an 8K time of 26:41.4.
  • Jordan Donart (De Pere, Wis./Fox Valley Lutheran) finished with a season-best time of 28:24.5, good for a 176th-place finish.
  • Elijah Tesch (Sun Prairie, Wis./Lakeside Lutheran) raced to an 187th-place finish with a season-best time of 28:43.5.
  • Brady Stuck (Hubertus, Wis./Kettle Moraine Lutheran) ran to a season-best time of 28:51.1 to place 192nd.
  • Josh Eickhoff (Manitowoc, Wis./Lutheran) rounded out the Warriors' lineup in a time of 29:03.2, also good for a season-best mark.

OTHER TOP PERFORMERS

  • North Central (Ill.) had four of its runners finish inside the top eight to claim the regional title with 37 points, besting runner-up UW-Eau Claire by 54 points.
  • UW-Platteville's Ian LaMere won the regional 8K title with a finishing time of 24:01.1, crossing the finish line over 18 seconds in front of the runner-up finisher.