Cross Country set to defend NAC title

Cross Country set to defend NAC title

MEQUON, Wis. - The Concordia University Wisconsin men's and women's cross country teams will be looking to earn their second and third consecutive Northern Athletics Conference crowns, respectively, when they travel to Kenosha, Wis., on Saturday to race in the NAC Championships. The meet starts at 11 a.m.

This is the first time in school history in which both the men's and women's teams are the defending conference champions in the same year, and head coach Russ DeLap will be hoping for more success this time around.

For the men, sophomore Martin Hinze (Bourbonnais, Ill.) is currently ranked third in the NAC, while freshman Andrew Coop (Mora, Minn.) has also impressed in his first season with CUW.

On the women's side, sophomore Maxine Blohowiak (Green Bay, Wis.) was the NAC Freshman Runner of the Year last season, and is currently ranked second in the conference.

The women's race will be a 6k, starting at 11 a.m.; while the men will be running an 8k, which begins at 12 p.m.