Men’s Cross Country Takes Third Against National Competition At the Gans Creek Classic

first_img Complete Results COLUMBIA, Mo. – Led by sophomore Adam Fogg and senior Kevin Kelly, the Drake men’s cross country team put together an impressive performance to finish third at the Gans Creek Classic. The Bulldogs finished behind only Missouri and Texas A& in the 10 team field that also included conference rival Illinois State and SIU.With all five scorers finishing in the top 30 and four in the top 20, the Bulldogs finished with 64 points.Fogg, who is assembling quite a debut season as a sophomore, led the Bulldogs with a second-place finish on the men’s 8-kilometer course with a time of 24:57.4. He was followed closely by Kevin Kelly, who finished sixth in 25:22.3. Missouri senior Thomas George won the race in 24:49.9. Kyle Brandt nearly raced into the top 10 with an 11th-place time of 25:40.5 and Matt Cozine was 16th in 25:53.9. However, it was Andrew Berndt who helped the Bulldogs stave off the field in the team standings as he moved up eight spots in the final kilometer to cross the line in 26:32.0 and in 29th place.Drake’s women’s team finished ninth in the 11-team field, but Millie Bretl continued her outstanding season with a 19th-place finish and a time of 22:48.2 on the 6-kilometer course. Olivia Rogers was the next Bulldog across the line in 41st place with a time of 23:33.9.The Bulldogs return to the course next Oct. 18 at Bradley for the Braves’ annual Pink Classic.Gans Creek ClassicColumbia, Mo.Men’s Team Results1. Missouri, 552. Texas A&M, 573. Drake, 644. North Florida, 745. Saint Louis, 1576. Texas Tech, 1597. Illinois State, 2128. Kansas City, 2149. Southern Illinois, 22210. Southeast Missouri, 270Drake Men’s Individual Results8 kilometers2. Adam Fogg, 24:57.46. Kevin Kelly, 25:22.311. Kyle Brandt, 25:40.516. Matt Cozine, 25:53.929. Andrew Berndt, 26:32.032. Isaac Basten, 36:34.634. Joe Romain, 26:38.140. Sam King, 26:58.6Women’s Team Results1. Missouri, 282. Texas A&M, 423. Kansas City, 1374. Texas Tech, 1375. North Florida, 1576. Illinois State, 1727. Southeast Missouri, 1898. Saint Louis, 2069. Drake, 21710. Southern Illinois, 23011. UAB, 242Drake Women’s Individual Results6 kilometers19. Millie Bretl, 22:48.241. Olivia Rogers, 23:33.961. Elizabeth Aho. 24:15.064. MyKaela Cole, 24:16.265. Rachel Selva, 24:20.580. Lindsay Rowatt, 25:22.2 Story Linkscenter_img Print Friendly Versionlast_img