OVERVIEW – MSU SPARTAN INVITE
LOCATION: East Lansing, Mich. – Michigan State University
RECAP: The Northwood University cross country teams competed at the MSU Spartan Invite Friday afternoon (September 13).
INSIDE THE WOMEN'S RACE (6,000 METERS)
- Northwood placed 21st out of 26 teams with 633 points.
- Michigan State was the overall winner with 16 points, followed by Grand Valley State at 68.
- A total of 291 runners competed in the race, with Jeralyn Poe of Michigan State coming out on top (21:12.5).
INSIDE THE MEN'S RACE (8,000 METERS)
- Northwood placed 13th out of 23 teams with a score of 421.
- Michigan State won the event with 48 points, with Grand Valley State (72) placing second.
- A total of 326 runners competed in the race. Morgan Beadlescomb was the winner at 24:24.9
- Parker Hayes – 71st overall: 26:36.1 (personal-best)
- Eric Poth – 84th: 26:50.0
- Seth Schafer – 138th: 27:37.6 (first career 8K collegiate race)
- Mike Allen – 165th: 27:54.4
- Andrew Wendler – 170th: 28:02.2
- Brandon Boyd – 194th: 28:30.2 (first career 8K collegiate race)
- Justin Fachting – 238th: 29:29.7 (first collegiate race)
- Northwood will travel to the Greater Louisvlle Classic October 5.