OVERVIEW – NORTHWOOD INVITE
LOCATION: Midland, Mich. – Fisher Family Trails
RECAP: The Northwood University cross country teams opened their 2021 season by hosting the Northwood Invite Saturday (September 11).
INSIDE THE WOMEN'S RACE (5,000 METERS)
- Northwood placed third overall in the women's event with a team score of 59.
- Northern Michigan was first at 21 points, followed by Ashland at 58. Alma (104), Mott CC (133) and Oakland CC (169) also took part.
- A total of 52 runners competed in the race, with Abby Moser of Ashland earning the individual win (18:50.50).
INSIDE THE MEN'S RACE (6,000 METERS)
- Northwood earned the team victory with a perfect score of 15, earning the top five finishers overall.
- Ashland was second overall at 47 points, followed by Alma (102), Oakland CC (108) and Mott CC (124)
- A total of 47 runners competed in the race.
- Zane Aldrich – First overall: 18:26.20
- Josh Jones – Second: 19:14.10 (first career race)
- Brandon Boyd – Third: 19:18.10
- Dillan Haviland – Fourth: 19:19.80
- Preston Earl – Fifth: 19:21.50 (first career race)
- Carson Laney – Seventh: 19:34.40 (first career race)
- Andrew Wendler – Ninth: 19:38.60
- Lucas Oberle – 11th: 19:47.50 (first career race)
- Parker Hayes – 16th: 20:13.70
- Josiah Morse – 17th: 20:16.50
- Joseph Shaya – 19th: 20:35.00 (first career race)
- Lucas Woodruff – 21st: 20:41.90 (first career race)
- Stephen Barker – 25th: 21:18.30
- Northwood will travel to Michigan State University Friday (September 17) for the Spartan Invitational.