September 21, 2012

Cross Country competed in MIAA Jamboree at Saint Mary's on Friday

On Friday, the Alma College Men's and Women's Cross Country teams took part in the MIAA Jamboree hosted by Saint Mary's College. The women took third place with a score of 106, behind only Calvin (20) and Hope (54), while the men finished fifth with a mark of 137 as Calvin won with a score of 17.

Sr. Garrett Lacy (Carson City, Mich./Carson City) led all Alma runners by finishing fourth with a time of 25:42. The next highest male competitor for the Scots was Fr. Adam Sanchez (Alma, Mich./Alma) with a time of 27:17. On the women's side, Sr. Julie Helm (Saint Joseph, Mich./Saint Joseph) led a strong contingent with a 10th place finish and a time of 22:55, while So. Misty Godley (Ithaca, Mich./Ithaca) was next for Alma with a mark of 23:32, good for 20th place.

Below is a snapshot of today's all-around results.

Men's Cross Country
MIAA Jamboree at Saint Mary's
Team Scores:
1. Calvin 17. 2. Hope 73. 3. Adrian 89. 4. Albion 97. 5. Alma 137. 6. Trine 145. 7. Kalamazoo 215. 8. Olivet 224.

Individual Champion (8K): Dan Kerr, Calvin, 25:29.

Top Ten Runners: 1. Dan Kerr, Calvin, 25:29. 2.  Job Christiansen, Calvin, 25:30. 3. Matt Vander Roest, Calvin, 25:35. 4. Garrett Lacy, Alma, 25:42. 5. David Vande Bunte, Calvin, 25:44. 6. Sam Kerk, Calvin, 25:51. 7. Rhett Morici, Calvin, 25:58. 8. Matt Melvin, Albion, 26:10. 9. Blake Rottschafer, Hope, 26:11. 10. Sam Pederson, Hope, 26:12.

Women's Cross Country
MIAA Jamboree at Saint Mary's
Team Scores:
1. Calvin 20. 2. Hope 53. 3. Alma 106. 4. Albion 116. 5. Adrian 129. 6. Saint Mary's 160. 7. Trine 180. 8. Kalamazoo 250. 9. Olivet 295.

Individual Champion (6K): Nicole Michmerhuizen, Calvin, 22:01.

Top Ten Runners: 1. Nicole Michmerhuizen, Calvin, 22:01. 2. Alyssa Penning, Calvin, 22:03. 3. Sheri McCormack, Hope, 22:17. 4. McKenzie Diemer, Calvin, 22:31. 5. Amanda Weaver, Albion, 22:32. 6. Christine Hartley, Calvin, 22:33. 7. Kimby Penning, Calvin, 22:38. 8. Alyssa Oram, Calvin, 22:41. 9. Sarah Danner, Calvin, 22:53. 10. Julie Helm, Alma, 22:55.