2007
Cross Country runs at NAC championships

Cross Country runs at NAC championships
October 27, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

The Benedictine cross country teams competed at the 2007 Northern Athletics Conference championship meet on Saturday at Schiller Park. The Eagles' women finished fifth and the men placed eighth in the final race results. Junior Hannah Miller was the top women's finisher, completing the six kilometer course in a time of 26:12.0. Miller placed 21st in the final overall standings. Jennifer Murray was 26th overall (26:30.0), followed by Nora Becker in 30th place (26:44.7). In the men's eight kilometer run, sophomore Alex Arman finished 40th overall in a time of 30:21.2. Clsoe behind Arman were Justin Vanderbilt (30:39.9) and Clark Poro (30:43.6), finishing in 43rd and 45th place, respectively.

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