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Men's Cross Country - Tue, Sep. 13, 2016

September 13, 2016


MADISON, S.D. – The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) has selected Braden Curnow of Dakota State (S.D.) as its Men's Cross Country Runner-of-the-Week, the second edition of the weekly honor was announced Tuesday by the conference office.

Dakota State men's cross country team finished fifth overall as a team in the 14th Annual Herb Blakely Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Madison Country Club.  A total of 79 runners completed the men's 8K race, featuring runners from a pair of NCAA Division II schools and a 'Top 25' ranked team from the NAIA.

Curnow was the top freshman runner in the 14th Annual Herb Blakely Invitational for the Trojans.  He clocked a time of 27 minutes, 38 seconds, placing ninth overall in the race.

Braden is the son of Gene and Kris Curnow of Hibbing, Minn.  He is majoring Biology at Dakota State University.

Dakota State is taking a week off before swinging back in action on Saturday, Sept. 24.  The Trojans will be competing in one of the premier races in the Midwest region, the annual Roy Griak Invitational hosted by NCAA Division I Minnesota.  The meet is scheduled to take place in Falcon Heights, Minn. 

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

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