Nov. 3, 2012
COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – Three members of the Minnesota men’s cross country team finished in the top five of Friday’s Fall Finale in Collegeville including Blayne Dulian, who took home individual honors with a time of 25:01.00 in the 8k race.
Dulian, a sophomore from Coon Rapids, Minn., bested runner-up Mitch Kraft of Black Hills State by 14 seconds for the individual title while Minnesota redshirt freshman Alex Brend and junior Steve Sulkin crossed the finish line together at 25:18 with Brend just barely edging his teammate for third in the event.
Minnesota returns to action on November 9 at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Springfield, Mo.
Gophers Finish 19th at NCAAs
The Gophers totaled 464 points for the 10-kilometer course at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.
Zutz Honored by USATF Minnesota
The St. Francis, Minn., native was a First Team All-Big Ten and All-Region honoree this year.
Plasencia Earns USTFCCCA Honor
Steve Plasencia has been honored as the USTFCCCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year.