By: Jill Wunrow (@JillWunrow)
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's and women's cross country teams competed in the 57th annual Notre Dame Invitational Friday, Sept. 28 at the Notre Dame Cross Country Course in South Bend, Ind.
On the women's side, in the 5K Gold Division, Green Bay finished in 13th place scoring 313 team points. Freshman Sarah Mauel (Green Bay, Wis.) led the Phoenix with a 45th-place finish with a time of 18:41. Senior Areanna Lakowske (Sparta, Wis.) crossed the line with a time of 18:56 for a 53rd place finish.
Rounding out the top five scorers for Green Bay was freshman Jennifer Jones (Appleton, Wis.) with a time of 19:07, finishing in 57th place overall while Nicole Will (Luxemburg, Wis.) crossed the line with a time of 19:20. Junior Kristi Petasek (New Franken, Wis.) completed the 5K course with a time of 20:10.
TCU won the Gold Division scoring 62 team points while host Notre Dame finished second with 86 points.
On the men's side, junior Alexander Kimble (Green Bay, Wis.) paced Green Bay with a time of 27:51, followed closely by Andrew Sorenson (Onalaska, Wis.) with a time of 28:09. William Lobner (Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.) completed the five mile course in a time of 28:47 while senior Evan Wachter (Plymouth, Wis.) crossed the line in 29:38.
Andrew Dockendorff (La Crescent, Minn.) rounded out the top five for Green Bay with a time of 29:43.
As a team Green Bay scored 555 points, finishing in 18th place. North Central College won the men's title scoring 54 points while Texas at Arlington was second with 73 points.
Green Bay will complete its regular season competition with the Bradley Classic Friday, Oct. 12 in Peoria, Ill.
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