November 13, 2010

HCAC Trio Advance to NCAA Cross Country National Meet

HOLLAND, MI - The Manchester women's and Franklin men's cross country squads led the HCAC contingent in Holland, Michigan at the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional.  The Spartan women placed sixth overall, while the Frankin men finished in 11th position. 

Rose-Hulman's Tyler Kreipke (Zionsville, Ind./H.S.) finished third overall with a time of 25:15.3 to secure a spot in the National Championship meet. 

Franklin's Heather Waterman (Shelbyville, Ind./Morristown) earned a sixth place finish (21:47.6) to lock down a spot in the Championship meet.  Manchester's Megan Miller (Goshen, Ind./Northridge) also earned a spot in the national meet after placing 12th overall (22:24.2).

The national meet will be held next Saturday at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.

Complete regional meet results and photos can be found here: (Click Here)