By: Jill Wunrow (@JillWunrow)
VERONA, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The
Green Bay men's and women's cross country teams wrapped up competition for the
2012 season competing in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional at the Thomas Zimmer
Championship Cross Country Course in Verona, Wis. Nov. 9. The meet was the
fourth for the Phoenix in its home state of Wisconsin this season. The event
consisted of a 6K women's race while it was the first men's 10K event in the
history of the Zimmer Course.
one of its best seasons in program history, the Green Bay women's team finished
in 29th place overall and second among five Horizon League schools also
Mauel (Green Bay, Wis.) closed her freshman campaign where she started, pacing
the Phoenix. Mauel ran to a 121st-place overall finish and third among Horizon
League competitors with a time of 22:32. Senior Areanna Lakowske (Sparta, Wis.)
led Green Bay's upperclassmen, finishing her collegiate career in 154th place
overall with a time of 23:05.
Nicole Will (Luxemburg, Wis.) completed the 6K course in 23:43 for a 178th
place finish. Freshman Jennifer Jones (Appleton, Wis.) wrapped up her first season
of college competition running to a 191st place finish with a time of 24:11
while sophomore Erica Johnson (Felch, Mich.) rounded out the top 200 finishers overall
while finishing fifth in scoring for the Phoenix with a time of 24:42.
finishers for Green Bay included senior Annie Dehmlow (Forest Lake, Minn.) and
freshman Rachel Crites (Dousman, Wis.) who completed the course with times of
25:27 and 25:31 respectively.
won the women's team event scoring 41 points while rival Michigan State was
second with 77 team points.
the men's side junior Alexander Kimble (Green Bay, Wis.) paced the Phoenix in
161st place with a time of 34:41. Sophomore Andrew Sorenson (Onalaska, Wis.)
crossed the line in 192nd place with a time of 36:45 followed by Steven Wagner
(Seymour, Wis.) in 37:24.
Evan Wachter (Plymouth, Wis.) closed his college career with a time of 37:39
while freshman Samuel Evans (Woodbury, Wis.) rounded out the top five scorers
for the Phoenix, finishing the 10K course in a time of 37:45.
finishers for the Phoenix included seniors William Lobner (Wisconsin Rapids,
Wis.) and Andrew Dockendorff (La Crescent, Minn.) who completed their careers
with times of 37:52 and 38:16 respectively.
Wisconsin won the men's team competition scoring 43 points while Big Ten foe
Michigan finished second with 73.
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