October 21 - MIAA Athlete of the Week
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The Bulldogs participated in the Inter-Regional Rumble, hosted by Oberlin Oct. 19. Adrian finished 31st of 39 teams, led by Robert Diebold in 66th place finish (of 342 runners), with a mark of 25:51.2.
Seven of the nine Albion runners achieved personal best times in the Inter-Regional Rumble. Albion finished 22nd out of 39 teams in the event. Kiehl Smith was the 19th runner to complete the 8K course, reaching the finish in 25:12. Adam Ditri was only 13 seconds behind, finishing 31st in a personal best time of 25:25. Also achieving personal best times for the Britons were Liam Smith (27:26), Alex Harrell (27:40), Nathaniel Jennings (27:50), Paul Sutton (28:09), Kaylen Brandon (28:35) and Jayden VanMaurick (28:47).
The Scots competed in Oberlin, Ohio Saturday (Oct. 19). Alma placed 33rd out of 39 teams, and senior Luke Reed led with a time of 26:26.8 in the 8k.
Calvin took sixth place in a field of nationally-ranked teams at the KollegeTown Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Oct. 29. The Knights posted a team score of 114 points, finishing only 12 points behind third place (and third-ranked) Wartburg. Top-ranked North Central won the race with a team score of 46 points while ninth-ranked Pomona-Pitzer provided a mild surprise by finishing second with 79 points. Junior Jonathan Ellis was Calvin's top finisher, placing eighth with a time of 25:01.
Hope ran together for a momentum-building, 16th-place effort at the Wisconsin-Oshkosh KollegeTown Invitational on Saturday. The Flying Dutchmen finished 16th out of 34 teams with a score of 511 points. Sophomore Nick Hoffman (Holland, Mich.) led the Flying Dutchmen by recording an 8K time of 26:17.9 to finish 63rd. Sophomore Zackary Murphy (Coldwater, Mich.) clocked a run of 27:11.2 for 102nd place.
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Olivet ran in the varsity 8K race at the Inter-Regional Rumble, hosted by Oberlin College, and finished in 36th-place. Junior Kyle Markley was the first Comet to cross the finish line, as Markley ran the race in a career-best time of 26:42.9. Freshman Chase Mendham completed the run in a season-best time of 26:48.5. Sophomore Kyle McDowell had a personal-best time of 27:05.9.
Placed 13th of 39 teams at the Oberlin College Inter-Regional Rumble...Jack Beakas led Trine with a time of 25:05.5 which put him in 15th place among 339 total runners.