Valparaiso University's men's cross country team saw its 2003 season come to a close with a 31st place finish at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships held on Saturday morning in Terre Haute, Ind.
Led by fifth-year senior Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.), the Valparaiso University men's cross country team finished in fourth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Cross Country Championships held in Tulsa, Okla. on Saturday morning.
With Valparaiso's men's cross country team facing many nationally-ranked teams on Saturday at the Pre-NCAA Meet in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Rick Wenger (Belvidere, Ill./Belvidere H.S.) led the way for the Crusaders with a time of 26:28 over the eight-kilometer course.
Six members of Valparaiso's men's cross country that did not run at the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday competed Saturday at the Loyola Lakefront Invitational held in Chicago, Ill., with the team placing 46th out of 52 teams.
Valparaiso's men's cross country team turned in a ninth place performance on Friday afternoon in the Gold Race of the Notre Dame Invitational.
The Valparaiso University men's cross country team finished in tenth place out of 26 teams at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships on Friday afternoon in Terre Haute, Ind.
The Valparaiso University men's cross country team opened its 2003 season on Friday afternoon at Sunset Hills Farm with a third place finish in the Crusader Invitational.
The Valparaiso University men's cross country team has been selected to finish in fourth place in the Mid-Continent Conference based upon the 2003 preseason poll as voted upon by the league's head coaches.
Valparaiso University head cross country coach Mike Straubel has announced his 2003 schedule which has the Crusaders competing on six different weekends this fall.