User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


71° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
ALB
Brookings
2
Watertown
1
ALB (F/8)
Rapid City #22
14
Pierre
4
ALB
Yankton
8
Brandon Valley
2
MLB
Houston
1
Oakland
13
MLB
San Francisco
1
Philadelphia
2
MLB
Miami
3
Atlanta
2
MLB (Bot 5)
San Diego
3
Chicago Cubs
1
MLB (Bot 6)
NY Mets
0
Milwaukee
7
MLB (Top 7)
Cleveland
0
Kansas City
0
MLB (10:05 PM)
Detroit
LA Angels
MLB (10:10 PM)
Baltimore
Seattle
MLB
Boston
0
Toronto
8
MLB
Texas
2
NY Yankees
4
MLB (Top 6)
Chicago WSox
4
Minnesota
0
MLB
Baltimore
2
LA Angels
3
Updated: Jul 24, 2014 8:58PM
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

XC: Augustana Finishes In Top 5 Nationally

November 17, 2012, 9:31 PM

XC: Augustana Finishes In Top 5 Nationally
JOPLIN, MO -

Augustana womens cross country came just three points shy of repeating as national champions, finishing second at the NCAA Championships at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Mo. on Saturday afternoon. The Viking men will bring home its highest finish in school history with a fourth-place performance in the mens 10,000-meter race.

Augustanas women netted 104 team points, just three points shy of national champion Grand Valley State (101), and five points ahead of third-place finisher Adams State (Colo.) (109).

Augustana had six runners earn All-America honors, including Runa Falch, Kristin Brondbo, Leah Black, Kyle Blakeslee, Travis Beniak and Adam Braun.

Augustana nearly placed three womens runners in the top 10 with Falch finishing eighth overall with a time of 20:39 in the womens 6,000-meter run. Brondbo was the 10th-place finisher at 20:53 just ahead of teammate Leah Black, who brings home an 11th-place performance finishing the course in 20:56. Blakeslee registered a 40th-place finish crossing the tape in 21:32.

Annie Pfeifle finished 57th individually with a time of 21:40 followed by Molly Kokesh who finished 181st in 23:04 and Gabi Swoboda who placed 218th in 23:59.

On the mens side, Adams State ran away with the title earning 34 team points finishing ahead of Colorado School of Mines (102), Alaska Anchorage (148) and Augustana (182).

Beniak hung with the top pack the entire race en route to his 10th-place finish with a time of 29:32, helping Augustana to its highest national finish in school history. Augustana has now finished in the top 10 at the NCAA Championships four straight seasons.

Braun crossed the finish-line in 24th-place with a finishing time of 30:09. Harald Karbo delivered a 58th-place finish for the Vikings with a time of 30:49. Nathan Hauge finished with a time of 30:53, which was good for a 64th-place result.

Shane McCallum ran the 10k course in 30:55 to finish 66th while Paul Yak crossed the finish line in 68th position with a time of 30:57. TJ Gleason was the 91st-place finisher with a time of 31:21.

Courtesy: Tim Evans, Augustana Athletics

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View sports

You may also like

Winona State Football Player Dies

7/22/2014 6:05 PM

Campus officials say a football player at Winona State University who recently transferred from Illinois has died while working out with teammates.

Full Story
Hard Knocks: NFL Films Follows Tyler Starr

7/17/2014 10:45 PM

Hard Knocks is a reality sports series produced by NFL Films and HBO that follows a NFL team through training camp.  The 2014 season will be the ...

Full Story | Watch
Nick Kirkegaard: Racing In Memory Of Mom

7/21/2014 10:18 PM

Nick Kirkegaard grew up idolizing sprint car champion Terry McCarl.

Full Story | Watch
Back Where He Started

7/20/2014 11:00 PM

Hartford, South Dakota is just 12 miles from the Canaries stadium in Sioux Falls, but Sam Lind has traveled much further than that.

Full Story | Watch
Five To Enter Augustana's Athletic Hall Of Fame

7/21/2014 7:31 PM

Five former student-athletes, who excelled in their chosen sports, have been selected for induction into the Augustana College Athletic Hall of Fame.

Full Story


Events