Men's Cross Country Filled with Season Best Times at Loras College Invite

Men's Cross Country Filled with Season Best Times at Loras College Invite

All eight runners that competed for the Buena Vista men's cross country team on Friday afternoon at the Loras College Invite posted season best times in the 8k race ran at the Dubuque Soccer Complex.

Senior Ben Sampson was the first to reach, cross the finish line in 22nd place overall with a time of 28:06 which was 1:10 faster than two weeks ago at the BVU Invite.

Fellow senior Steven Smith was 40 seconds faster than his home course while Paul Woizeschke was 1:30 faster.

Max Johnson was the next to finish on Friday and was two minutes faster than his time two weeks ago.  Tyler Larsen was right behind Johnson and shaved three minutes off his previous best. 

Freshman Alex Loerts, who did not finish the race at BVU, came in with his best time of 31:26 with Zach Kenny and Justin Sacker rounding out the line-up with season best marks of 32:15 and 32:57, respectively.

The Beavers will now have two weeks to prepare for their race at the Iowa Conference Championships, hosted by BVU on Saturday, October 29.  The event takes place at Sunrise Pointe Golf Course in Storm Lake with the men's race scheduled to get underway at 12:00pm.