Men End Season at CCAC Championship
The Crimson Wave men’s cross country team ended their season today at the CCAC Cross Country Championships held in Channahon, IL.
The Crimson Wave finished 10th overall as team and were led by a 38th (27:09) place finish by Tom Cunningham. Brayan Elias
finished 43rd (27:41) while teammate Phil Strader
finished 52nd (28:09). Felipe Rivera
took 58th (29:10). Rex Wiafe
grabbed 66th (30:22) while Joseph Dickerson
ended in 72nd (33:20). Thomas Manyek
took 73rd (34:14) overall.
“This was a great meet for the men Tom Cunningham was once again our number one runner, and Brayan Elias dropped his time by over 45 seconds he ran really great for us. Felipe Rivera also had a nice career PR which really helped the team compete with some of the best teams in the country today. We return everyone on the roster next year I truly believe that big things are right around the corner.” Said Head Coach Kevin Paterson
The Crimson Wave finished with an overall team score of 257.
Cross Country Competes at Great Lakes
10/20/12 - The Crimson Wave men’s cross country team competed at the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge today in Grand Rapids, MI hosted by Aquinas College. The men finished 31st overall.
Tom Cunningham led the Crimson Wave finishing 126th (28:00.42) overall. Phil Strader finished right behind in 138th (28:26.63). Felipe Rivera and Rexford Wiafe finished 200th (30:35.54) and 205th (30:55.24). Joseph Dickerson finished 220th (32:58.93) while Thomas Manyek finished 226th (35:09.26) respectively.
"We found out that we have some work to do before conference. I’ve been really pleased with the progress we have made these past three weeks, and I think with hard work the next two weeks it will really payoff November 3rd at conference.”Said Head Kevin Paterson
The Crimson Wave will be back in action on November 3rd for the CCAC Cross Country Championships hosted by the University of St. Francis.
Cross Country Competes at Bethel Invitational
The Crimson Wave men’s cross country team competed at the Bethel College Invitational in South Bend, IN. The men finished 8th overall out of 9 teams.
led the Crimson Wave finishing in 34th (27:36.8). Phil Strader
and Brayan Elias
finished 43rd (28:28.4) and 44th (28:31.7). Felipe Rivera
ended the day in 55th (30:10.9) and Rex Wiafe
finished 56th (31:10.0). Tom Manyek
placed 60th (34:16.9).
“The men ran very solid today on a difficult course Cunningham was the number one runner again with a great time followed closely by Strader and Elias. This meet gave us a good idea what our conference meet will be like we raced 5 teams ranked in the top 30 NAIA and beat CCAC rival Purdue Calumet. I am really proud of all the hard work these men have put in all season long and it’s great to see the hard work paying off with fast times. With a few more weeks to go till conference I believe are fastest times are in front of us.” Said Head Coach Kevin Paterson
The Crimson Wave will be back on the course on October 20th when they head to the Great Lakes NAIA Invite hosted by Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI.