Men’s Cross Country Competes in Great Lakes Challenge in Final Tune-Up for WHAC Championships

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The Gray Wolf men’s cross country team competed in the Great Lakes Challenge this afternoon, its final tune-up race of the season before competing in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Championships.

Spring Arbor claimed the team title in the White Race, winning with 75 points, while St. Francis (Ind.) was the runner-up with 87 points and Rio Grande rounded out the top-three with 90 points. Rio Grande’s Kameron Carpenter won the individual crown, finishing in 26:57.70.

Lane Trapp (Alexandria, Ala./Alexandria) paced the Gray Wolves and was the lead finisher for Lourdes, completing the 8k course in 29:19.20.

Sylvania-native Kevin Huang (Sylvania, Ohio/Southview) was the second Gray Wolf to cross the finish line, while Daniel Bautista-Macias (Toledo, Ohio/Waite) rounded out the top-three for Lourdes. Bautista-Macias posted a season-best time for the second consecutive week.

The Gray Wolves finished 13th of 16 teams after Michael Andrzejewski (Sterling Heights, Mich./Stevenson) and Noah Nuno (Rancho Cucamonga, Cal./Rancho Cucamonga) finished fourth and fifth, respectively for Lourdes to complete the team scoring.

Lourdes will take a week off before returning to action on Saturday, Nov. 3 as it travels to Grand Rapids, Mich. to compete in the Wolverine-Hoover Athletic Conference Championships.