Gophers Score a Perfect 15 to take Fall Finale

Go Gophers! Paul Hilsen won the 2011 Fall Finale
Go Gophers!
Paul Hilsen won the 2011 Fall Finale
Go Gophers!

Nov. 4, 2011

With its last race before the NCAA Midwest Regional next weekend, a group of Minnesota runners competed at the Fall Finale this afternoon. The seven Gophers flew right by the competition today after posting a perfect 15 team point total. All though these seven might not be part of the group who competes at the Midwest Regional next weekend, it was a great opportunity for them to get another race under their belts.

Paul Hilsen finished first for the maroon and gold after covering the 8k course in 25:13. Behind Hilsen was Matt Volz who had a time of 25:26, Derek Storkel 25:32, Sean Olson 25:37 and rounding out the top five was Drew Paradis, who crossed the finish line in 25:44.

Kevin Lachowitzer came in at 25:56 for sixth place and Blayne Dulian finished with a time of 26:12.

The Midwest Regional will be on Saturday November 12 at Northern Illinois University.