Cross Country Teams Wrap up Regular Season with Bradley Classic
PEORIA, Ill. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's and women's cross country teams wrapped up their regular season competition with the Bradley Classic Friday night held at Newman Golf Course.
20 teams competed in the women's 6K race including Horizon League rivals UIC, Milwaukee and Loyola. Green Bay scored 593 points with Areanna Lakowske (Sparta, Wis.) pacing the way in 111th place, crossing the line in 24:21 with an average mile pace of 6:32.
Milwaukee's Elise Sigg won the race in a time of 21:05, running an average mile pace of 5:40. Iowa State had the lowest team score with 69 points, claiming first place honors.
Loyola, UIC and Milwaukee also competed against the Phoenix in the 20-team men's race. Green Bay scored 678 points with Stephen Wagner (Seyomour, Wis.) pacing the way with an average mile of 5:29, finishing in 27:12.
DePaul's Matthew Graham won the race in 23:37, with an average pace of 4:45. Iowa won the event with 67 team points.
Green Bay will compete in the Horizon League Championships Saturday, Oct. 30 held at Lincoln Park in Chicago, Ill. This year's championships are being hosted by Loyola and will kick off at 11 a.m. with the women's 5K race followed by the men's 8K race at noon.