September 11, 2010

Kristen Schulz Leads Wildcats At Lake Superior Challenge

Kristen Schulz
Kristen Schulz

SAULT STE. Marie, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University cross country team competed at the Lake Superior Challenge Cross Country Meet Saturday.  NMU ran to a second-place finish at the meet with 37 points.  Michigan Teach won the women’s title with 21 points.

Kristen Schulz was the top placing ‘Cat as she covered the course in a time of 19:25.6 for a third-place finish.  Rita Woitas (19:34.4) was sixth for NMU with teammates Nora Kiilunen (19:36.1) and Olivia Juntila (19:49.3) the next finishers.  Jess Krob (20:16.1) was 15th while Katie Holway was 18th (20:47.9).  Just finishing outside a top 20 finish was Kristen Hoklas (20:59.7) in 23rd.  The final NMU runner to cross the finish line was Noah Kelsey (22:33.5) in 31st.

The ‘Cats will be back in action in two weeks at the Roy Griak Invitational (Sept. 25). 

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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director
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