January 20, 2003

'Cats Win 20k Classical At Macalester Invitational

 

HOUGHTON, Mich. â€Ã‚“ The NMU menâ€Ã‚™s cross country skiteam captured the 20K Classical during the second day of competition at theMacalester Invitational on Sunday at Michigan Tech.  NMU tallied 74 points in the event, as Alaska Fairbanks wassecond with 73 points.

Chris Cook skated away with the title in a time of1:04:52.6.  Dave Duede was fourth(1:07:09.8) and Hjalmar Westie was fifth (1:07:40.6) in the event.  Rounding out the skiers for the â€Ã‚˜Catswere:  Jon Filardo (1:08:07.6); BryanCook (1:08:46.9); Matt Nielsen (1:08:50.1); and Adriaan Ostrander (1:09:28.2).

The â€Ã‚˜Cats are at the CCSA Conference Championship on Jan.25-26 for their next action.

 



Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director
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