The Drake University cross country teams recorded three top-five finishes on Friday evening at the annual Oz Memorial hosted by the University of Minnesota at the Les Bolstad Golf Course.
The men’s team finished third in the team standings with junior Reed Fischer (Minnetonka, Minn.) and senior Rob McCann (Mississauga, Ontario) finishing second and third overall, respectively. Fischer recorded a six-kilometer time of 18:50.9 while McCann came in at 19:01.0. South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan won the race in 18:40.6
Senior Emma Huston (Des Moines, Iowa) led the women’s team to a fourth-place finish in the team standings by finishing second overall in the women’s 6-kilometer race. Huston recorded a time of 21:56.6 in the 62-runner field. Krista Maguire (Wausau, Wis.) was the second Bulldog across the finish line in 22:59.4 while three others finished in the top-30. Minnesota’s Liz Berkholtz won the race in 21:48.6.
The Bulldogs return to Des Moines, Iowa, for their next competition, the Grand View Invite, Friday, Sept. 18.