OVERVIEW – SPARTAN INVITATIONAL
EVENT: Spartan Invitational
LOCATION: East Lansing, Michigan (Michigan State University)
RECAP: The Northwood University cross country teams opened their 2016 by competing in the Spartan Invitational Friday night (September 16).
INSIDE THE MEET
- No team scoring was taken at the event, which featured runner from across all divisions of collegiate athletics.
- The men's team was led by the duo of Tyler Jensen (Ovid, Mich./Ovid-Elsie) and Will Moench (Holland, Mich. / West Ottawa). Jensen finished 156th with a time of 27:35.
- Right behind Jensen was Moench, who clocked a 27:37 to place 157th.
- A total of 410 runners took part in the men's event.
- On the women's side, Northwood was led by Jennifer McKenna (Orchard Lake, Mich./Walled Lake Northern). She ran a 25:57 to place 217th overall.
- Jacqueline Reneaud (Goodrich, Mich.) placed 254th with a time of 27:00.
- A total of 366 athletes took part in the women's race.
- Northwood will compete at the Grand Rapids Community College Invitational Friday (September 23).