Foresters run at Great Lakes Challenge

 The Forester men’s and women's cross country teams competed in the Great Lakes Challenge at Aquinas College on Saturday.

In the men's 8K race that included seven nationally ranked teams, HU had a solid showing finishing 13th of 28 teams with 361 points. The Foresters were led by Joseph Herber's 19th place finish in 25:27, which was a new personal best for the junior. He finished second out of Indiana runners and second among MCC runners. Lance Wood finished 52nd in 26:10. Not far behind was Alex Rosario who crossed the line in 26:33 for a 67th finish. Other HU runners included Nathan Rupp (89th, 26:54), Daniel Becker (134th, 28:12), Josh McIntyre (146th, 28:48), Seth Murphy (149th, 28:58), Isaiah Laatsch (29:18), Federico Olaosebikan (29:41), Ethan Medley (30:08), Alan Huffman (30:19), Matt Bittner (30:21) and David Boyer (30:50).

#2-ranked Shawnee State won the men's meet with a score of 45 points.

On the women's side, HU finished 15th out of 30 teams with 408 points. Cendall Ogle finished 13th overall with a new PR of 18:37. She was followed by Diamond Setterberg (77th, 20:05), Krystal McHenry (91st, 20:22), Molly Shirey (107th, 20:49), Miranda Boyts (120th, 21:23) and Bradie Vance (133rd, 22:15). The Foresters' average time for this 5k race was 20:15.

Olivet Nazarene took top honors in the women's race with 71 points.


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director