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Men's Cross Country - Sat, Sep. 28, 2013

September 28, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Dakota State University men's cross country team ran in a competitive field Saturday morning at the Les Bolstad Golf Course.  The Trojans finished 36th as a team with 1040 points in the 28th annual Roy Griak Invitational, hosted by the University of Minnesota.

Over 450 runners from more than 40 different teams, including schools from NCAA Division II and NAIA, competed in Men's Maroon II 8K men's race.  Augustana (S.D.) won the team title with 53 points.  Adam Volkert of Pittsburg State (Kan.) claimed the individual title with a time of 25 minutes and 10.5 seconds.

Michael Hoffman was the top DSU place-finisher.  He clocked a time of 28:00.9 to earn 206th place finish.  Michael Carson finished 281st with a time of 28:51.3

Taylor Hauge recorded a 327th-place finish.  He ran a time of 29:38.8.  Steve Selchert was 375th in 30 minutes and 26.3 seconds.

Jared Sutton placed 401st with a time of 31:07.7.  Caleb Hemphill was 403rd in 31:12.8.

Dakota State takes the week off before returning back to action on Saturday, Oct. 12.  The Trojans head to McCook Lake, S.D. to run in the Briar Cliff (Iowa) Invitational.  The women's race kicks off at 10 a.m. with the men's race to start at approximately 10:45 a.m.

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

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  • Sep. 23 - Men's Cross Country @ Roy Griak Invitational (University of Minnesota) - No Team Score - recap - results
  • Sep. 9 - Men's Cross Country @ Herb Blakely Invitational - 3rd of 4 - recap - results
  • Sep. 1 - Men's Cross Country @ Augustana (S.D.) Twilight Meet - 23rd of 26 - recap - results