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A sixth place finish for the Knights at MIAC Championships

October 29, 2011 at 5:20 pm
By Jenny Forster '14

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Carleton College Men's Cross Country team finished sixth at the MIAC Championships, matching their 2010 finish. The Knights were led by sophomore Marcus Huderle (Eden Prairie, Minn) who finished 12th and earned All-MIAC distinction.

Huderle, who has been the top runner for the Knights at every race this season, finished with a time of 26:03. He finished 26th at the conference meet last fall, missing all-conference honorable mention by one spot.

Bobby Davis (Jr./Eden Prairie, Minn./Eden Prairie), who finished 22nd last year, was the next to cross the finish line for the Knights, finishing 17th to once again garner All-MIAC honorable mention. He posted a time of 26:20.

Jacob Hoerger (Fy./Chapel Hill, N.C), Matt Harrison (So./Minnetrista, Minn./Mound-Westonka) and Kian Flynn (Jr./Otis, Ore./Taft) rounded out the scoring for Carleton, placing 40th, 45th and 49th respectively.

Hamline University came out on top, taking their third straight MIAC title with 45 points. St. Olaf was next at 54 followed by Saint John’s (111), Bethel (118), St. Thomas (150) and the Knights (163). The individual champion was Ben Sathre, a senior from St. Thomas

The Knights will race again in the Karhu Shoe Race at St. Olaf on Thursday, Nov. 3. The race is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. Then Carleton will race at the NCAA Central Region Championships on Nov. 12.