By Justin Grones (@GronesGB)
BORDEN, Ohio. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Running a 6:08 mile in the women’s 5K event at the Horizon League Championship meet on Saturday, sophomore Sarah Mauel (Green Bay, Wis.), earned Second Team All-Horizon League honors with an impressive 11th-place finish as Mauel and the women’s team finished eighth. The men’s squad, running an 8K race, took ninth.
Behind Mauel’s 19:04 effort, freshman Breanna Suess (Luxemburg, Wis.) took 24th with a time of 19:35. Junior Sarah Frelich (Denmark, Wis.) also finished in the top half of the field, finishing 42nd in 20:07.
In his final Horizon League Championship meet, senior Alexander Kimble (Green Bay, Wis.) led the men’s squad with a 17th-place finish while running a 5:21 mile. Sophomore Dalton Woodworth (Sparta, Wis.) crossed the finish line less than a minute later to take 40th place, while the freshman duo of Austin Gokey (De Pere, Wis.) and Eric Bilitz (Fond du Lac, Wis.) took 52nd and 53rd places, in times of 28:11 and 28:14, respectively.
Youngstown State, the host of the race, nearly swept both events with a championship in the women’s 5K and a second-place finish in the men’s event.
The Phoenix will return to action on Friday, Nov. 15 for the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Madison, Wis.
2013 Horizon League Championship – Women’s Results
1) Youngstown State (36)
2) UIC (58)
3) Oakland (84)
4) Detroit (128)
5) Milwaukee (138)
6) Cleveland State (167)
7) Valparaiso (178)
8) Green Bay (179)
9) Wright State (196)
2013 Horizon League Championship – Men’s Results
1) Detroit (33)
2) Youngstown State (72)
3) Wright State (75)
4) Oakland (84)
5) Milwaukee (89)
6) UIC (147)
7) Valparaiso (195)
8) Green Bay (202)
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