2017 Griak Invitational Race Recaps
Sept. 23, 2017

Griak Invitational Central | Women's Gold Recap | Men's Gold Recap

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – The Golden Gopher men's and women's cross country programs are hosting the 32nd annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Course in Falcon Heights, Minn., on Saturday. One of the largest meets in the country, the Griak includes six collegiate races and four high school races.

Suzy Wilson Maroon III Women's Race | Results (Unofficial)

Team Results
1. Carleton, 26
2. St. Thomas (Minn.), 67
3. UW-River Falls, 82

Individual Results
1. Cheyenne Moore, UW-Oshkosh, 22:54.32
2. Emily Kaegi, Carleton, 22:56.24
3. Abigail Fouts, UW-River Falls, 23:30.31
4. Amanda Mosborg, Carleton, 23:40.84
5. Helen Schuda, Carleton, 23:41.90

Maroon II Women's Race | Results (Unofficial)

Team Results
1. Simon Fraser, 73
2. Pittsburgh State, 75
3. University of Mary, 99

Individual Results
1. Alexis Zeis, University of Mary, 21:41.3
2. Julia Howley, Simon Fraser, 22:42.4
3. Katelyn Smith, Northern Michigan, 22:44.4
4. Mackenzie Kelly, Augustana (S.D.), 22:49.4
5. Addy Townsend, Simon Fraser, 22:52.6

Champion Alexis Zeis: "It was not the plan [to lead the entire race]. I was feeling good the first mile... I came in wanting to run well, but my goal was to three-peat. It's my senior year, so it's time to go and leave it all on the course."



Men's Maroon III Recap | Results (Unofficial)

Team Results
1. Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 32
2. Hawkeye, 76
3. Concordia Moorhead, 84

Individual Results
1. Brian Jacques, North Iowa Area, 27:07.2
2. Lucas Weber, Wis.-Oshkosh, 27:49.4 
3.  Kyle Mehrhof, Hamline, 28:02.2
4.  Munir Isahak, Concordia-Moorhead, 28:07.9
5. Michael Juarez, Wis.-Oshkosh, 28:13.4

Men's Maroon II Recap | Results (Unofficial)

Team Results
1. Augustana (S.D.), 43
2. Central Missouri, 148
3. Sioux Falls, 218

Individual Results
1.  Mason Phillips, Sioux Falls, 25:30.5
2.  Steven Brown, Sioux Falls, 25:59.4
3.  Ayrton Ledesma, Gillette, 26:01.8
4.  Trevor Capra, unattched, 26:05.9
5.  Alec Kray, Augustana (S.D.), 26:08.1 

Check back for updates as the Roy Griak Invitational continues.



Ali Breaks School 10K Record at NCAA Regional

Ali Breaks School 10K Record at NCAA Regional

11/10/2017 - M. Cross Country

Ali finished the 10-kilometer race at the ISU Cross Country Course in 29:23.06, besting Plasencia's 29:26.0 from the 1976 NCAA Championships.

'U' Heads to NCAA Midwest Regional

'U' Heads to NCAA Midwest Regional

11/8/2017 - M. Cross Country

The Gophers return all five scorers from last year's Midwest Regional squad as the Maroon & Gold finished seventh with a total of 205 points.

Lucas Claims Fall Finale Title

Lucas Claims Fall Finale Title

11/3/2017 - M. Cross Country

Lucas’ title continues a stretch of success for the Maroon & Gold in Collegeville dating back to David Van Orsdel’s Fall Final title in 2006.

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