Other North Dakota State teams traveled to Brookings, South Dakota this weekend, performing well, as well.
The men’s cross-country team finished 2nd in the SDSU Classic. Three Bison finished in the top 10.
Freshman Elliot Stone finished third overall, clocking in at 25:38.48. Senior and reigning Summit League Athlete of the Week Brendan Skime took fifth place with a time of 25:41.62. Redshirt freshman Derek Warner rounded out the top 10 for the Bison by finishing in ninth place, completing the course in 25:54.63.
Sophomore Cameron Roehl finished in 12th for the second time this year. After running in his first collegiate race, freshman Matt Lundstrom improved from a 139th finish last week to a 15th place this week. He finished in 26:20.82.
For the second consecutive week, the men’s host school won the tournament. South Dakota State had 26 points and NDSU finished considerably behind with 44 points, but claimed runner-up honors.
The next race will be at the University of North Dakota Ron Pynn Invitational in Grand Forks on Oct. 17th.
The North Dakota State women’s team took third in the SDSU Classic this weekend.
The Bison did hold junior and reigning Summit League Women’s Athlete of the Week Eric Teschuk and freshman Emma Kusch Dahle out of the competition.
Redshirt freshman Brittany Brownotter led the team, finishing third overall. That is the first time in Brownotter’s young career she was the Bison’s top finisher. She finished the five-kilometer course in 17:45.95.
Junior Taylor Janssen was only seven seconds behind Brownotter. Janssen finished in fourth place, clocking in at 17:52.99.
Freshman Kayla Huhnerkock finished 16th overall, finishing in 18:58.88 minutes. Sophomore Jenny Guibert finished 18th overall in 19:04.62. Junior Tarin Lachowitzer was the final scorer, finishing 20th with a time of 19:08.53.
Host SDSU took first with 35 points while the University of South Dakota finished in second with 40 points. NDSU rounded out the podium with 56 points.