Jodat Finishes Third, Warriors Fifth At Tom Hoffman Invitational

Photo Credit: Scott Hardesty
Photo Credit: Scott Hardesty

WHITEWATER, Wis. (WLCSports.com) – Jacob Jodat (Pewaukee, Wis.) placed third overall out of 157 runners with an 8K time of 27:33.4 to pace the Wisconsin Lutheran College men's cross country team to a fifth-place team finish at the Tom Hoffman Invitational Saturday on the campus course at UW-Whitewater.

THE BASICS

  • Event: Tom Hoffman Invitational
  • Location: UW-Whitewater Campus Course, Whitewater, Wis.
  • WLC Team: 5th of 13, 171 Points
  • Top WLC Individual: Jacob Jodat, 3rd of 157, 27:33.4

WARRIORS TOP FIVE PERFORMERS

  • Jodat posted a time of 27:33.4 in his first 8K event since the 2015 season.
  • Javier Cano-Telles (Milwaukee, Wis.) finished with a time of 28:51.5 for 18th place.
  • Jordan Donart (De Pere, Wis.) posted a time of 30:00.7 for 57th place.
  • Daniel Bronner (Hartland, Wis.) placed 68th in his first collegiate 8K race with a time of 30:22.0.
  • Chris Krahn (De Pere, Wis.) also made his 8K debut and finished with a time of 30:40.8 to place 80th.

OTHER TOP PERFORMERS

  • UW-Whitewater's Brett Harms topped the field of 157 runners in a time of 26:59.1.
  • The host Warhawks won the 13-team event with 42 points, four less than UW-La Crosse's 46 points. UWW had the top two finishers and six inside the top 19.

UP NEXT

  • Wisconsin Lutheran will race next Friday, September 22 at the Augustana Brissman-Lundeen Invitational in Rock Island, Illinois. The 8K race is scheduled for a 3:45 p.m. start time at Saukie Golf Course.