Cross Country Teams Close Season at NCAA Midwest Regional

first_imgStory Links NCAA Midwest Regional – Ames, IowaDrake Individual Men’s Results10 kilometers – 194 runners44. Maximilian Fridrich, 30:06.067. Kyle Brandt, 30:25.087. Kyle Cass, 30:37.4101. Matt Cozine, 30:54.7154. Chris Kaminski, 34:54.8188. Joe Romain, 33:40.0194. Alec Bognar, 35:49.2 The men’s team turned in a 16th place performance in the 28-team field behind Maximilian Fridrich’s (Salzburg, Austria) 44th place finish among 194 runners. The reigning Missouri Valley Conference Freshman of the Year raced with the lead pack and was in the top 10 through the first three kilometers before falling off the initial pace. However, he did not drop any further in holding his position through the final five kilometers of the 10-kilometer to race to finish in 30:06.0. Illinois’ Jonathan Davis was the top finisher with a time of 29:06.2. AMES, Iowa – The Drake University cross country teams closed the 2017 campaign Friday morning at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship in Ames, Iowa. Women’s Results (PDF) Following Friday’s NCAA Midwest Regional Championship, Drake’s cross country student-athletes will briefly recuperate from the rigors of the season to prepare for the upcoming indoor track and field schedule. The Bulldogs open up the indoor season Jan. 12-13, 2018, at the Graduate Classic in Lincoln, Neb.center_img The Bulldogs turned in strong individual performances but did not hit the necessary team or individual marks to advance to the NCAA Championship, ending a solid first season for the program under first-year director of track & field and cross country Mark Carroll. Drake Individual Women’s Results6 kilometers – 225 runners98. Bailee Cofer, 21:44.3164. Morgan Garcia, 22:26.3175. Olivia Rogers, 22:35.0184. Rachel Selva, 22:47.9192. Elizabeth Aho, 22:57.5204. Meghan Kearney, 23:20.6207. Millie Bretl, 23:25.21 Print Friendly Version Men’s Results (PDF) Bailee Cofer (Overland Park, Kan.) led the women’s team in her final cross country race as a Bulldog. She came in 98th in the 225-runner field with a time of 21:44.3 on the 6-kilometer course. Her performance capped a senior season in which she was the Bulldogs’ top finisher in all six races. As a team, Drake’s women finished 31st out of 33 team with a very young lineup that featured only two upperclassmen.last_img read more