The Valparaiso University men's cross country team completed their 2005 season in Bloomington, Indiana Saturday, finishing 30th at the NCAA Great Lakes Region Cross Country Championships.
Adriano Schultz (Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) paced the Crusaders to a sixth place finish Saturday morning in the Mid-Continent Conference Cross Country Championships at Sunset Hills Farm in Valparaiso.
After a sixth place finish in 2004, the Valparaiso men's cross country team looks to make a move into the top half of the league at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships Saturday at Sunset Hills Farm.
Valparaiso placed all five scoring runners in the top-30 on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders earned a fourth place finish as a team at the Evansville Invitational.
The Valparaiso men's cross country team took the course at the Loyola Lakefront Invitational Saturday in Chicago, Ill., finishing in 28th place in the gold race.
Valparaiso's men's cross country team finished in 23rd place at the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday afternoon in South Bend, Ind. as the Crusaders competed in the gold race.
Valparaiso sent seven runners to the Stanford Invitational Saturday evening and came home with a seventh place team finish.
Valparaiso sent half of its men's cross country team to the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational on Friday afternoon in Davenport, Iowa and came away with a 21st place finish in a field of 32 schools.
Valparaiso's men's cross country team opened its 2005 season on Friday evening hosting the Crusader Invitational. The Brown and Gold tied for sixth place in the event held at Sunset Hills Farm.
Valparaiso University's men's cross country team has been predicted to finish in sixth place in the Mid-Continent Conference this season in preseason balloting done by the league's head coaches.
Valparaiso University will host the 2005 Mid-Continent Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships on October 29 while also competing in seven other races during the upcoming season as head coach Mike Straubel has announced his fall schedule.