The North Dakota State men’s cross-country team secured its fourth consecutive team title at the University of North Dakota Ron Pynn Classic last Saturday at Ray Richards Golf Course.
The Bison won with a score of 25 points, behind three career days.
The Bison had three members that vaulted themselves into the top five. Redshirt freshman Derek Warner, a Long Prairie, Minnesota native, was the leader, finishing second in the Division 1 race with an 8K time of 25:13.8.
Freshman Matt Lundstrom finished fourth overall in 25:25.4, and sophomore Camron Roehl rounded out the top five, finishing in 25:26.5.
Those three all set personal bests.
Senior Brendan Skime finished a hair outside the top five, coming in sixth place. He ran the course in 25:36.4 minutes. Freshman Elliot Stone was the only other scorer for the Bison, finishing in eighth place with a time of 25:50.5.
The North Dakota State women’s cross-country team also won its fourth consecutive UND Ron Pynn Classic, fueled by a big day from Brittany Brownotter.
Behind a perfect score of 15, the Bison won the Division 1 team title. NDSU had five runners finish before anyone on UND’s team.
Brownotter blew away everyone else and claimed the individual title finishing in 17:34.3 in the 5K course. Brownotter is a redshirt freshman from Bismarck. This was her personal best.
Junior Taylor Janssen finished second with a personal best of 17:48.3.
Sophomore Jenny Guibert, freshmen Kayla Huhnerkock and Emma Kusch Dahle rounded out the top five for the Bison. They finished the race in 18:36.5, 18:39.4 and 18:40.1 respectively. That time was a personal best for Guibert.
The Summit League Championships are next on the agenda for the Bison. They begin Saturday, October 31st in Brookings, South Dakota.