ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The Concordia University Wisconsin Men's Cross Country team completed its 2017 season Saturday at the NCAA Division III Midwest Regionals. The Falcons finished 32nd as a team and were paced by Craig Reese, the sophomore who finished as the top CUW finisher in every race this season. All five Falcons who ran set PRs on Saturday.
- Falcons Finish: 32nd of 36 (920 points)
- Location: Saukie Golf Course – Rock Island, Illinois (8K Course)
- Falcons Top Five: Reese, Teigen, Huerta-Gutierrez, Haak, Wilcox
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Reese (Germantown, Wis.) paced the Falcons with a PR time of 26:17.9, his second sub-27 minute time of the season. He finished 128th in the race.
- Ryan Teigen (Fargo, N.D.) was next in line for CUW, crossing the finish line in a PR time of 26:53.5, his first-ever sub-27 minute 8K. Emanuel Huerta-Gutierrez (Walworth, Wis.) was the next Falcon to PR on Saturday, running a 27:34.3.
- Nikolai Haak (Elizabethtown, Ind.) also posted a PR time on Saturday, running a 28:38.4. Matthew Wilcox (APO, AE) rounded out the Falcons lineup with a PR time of 31:12.6.
- North Central cruised to a regional title by placing five runners in the top 12 and easily out-distancing UW-La Crosse (34-81). Darin Lau of UW-Eau Claire won the individual title.
November 11, 2017 Men's Cross Country season ends at Midwest Regionals
November 10, 2017 Race Notes: Cross Country heads to NCAA DIII Midwest Regionals
October 28, 2017 Reese finishes third at Men's Cross Country NACC Championships
October 25, 2017 Race Notes: Cross Country ready for NACC Championships
October 14, 2017 Huerta-Gutierrez, Wilcox post season-bests for Men's Cross Country
September 29, 2017 Five for Men's Cross Country set personal-bests Friday
September 22, 2017 Men's Cross Country competes at Brissman Lundeen Invite
September 9, 2017 Men's Cross Country seventh at Ken Weidt Classic
September 8, 2017 Race Notes: Cross County hosts Ken Weidt Classic this weekend
August 29, 2017 Reese paces Men's Cross Country in two-mile dual
August 21, 2017 Faith pushing Falcons to run as a unit