The RedHawks traveled to Mishawaka, Indiana this past Friday to compete in the Bethel Invitational. Junior Angela Klukken once again lead the women's team. Klukken placed 102nd overall.
She set a personal best in the 5k, covering the course in a time of 22:00. Teammate Caridad Ramos was the second finisher for the RedHawks. Ramos placed 113th overall, finishing in a time of 23:17. Junior Emily Morrison ran a personal best for a 5k. Her time was 23:43. Morrison placed 114th overall. Following closely behind were teammates Carrie Bell and Lydia Sadlowski. Bell placed 118th in a time of 26:59. Sadlowski paced 119th in a time of 29:01.
The men's team was once again led by Junior Miguel Tapia. Tapia palced 81st overall in a time of 29:53. Following closely behind was teammate Brent Dunn. Dunn placed 83rd overall in a time of 29:38. Josh Novak covered the 8k course in a time of 30:55, good for 92nd place. Sophomore Michael Phillips ran a personal best for an 8k, finishing in a time of 32:16. Phillips placed 94th overall. Senior Carlos Luna followed behind, running a time of 33:22. Tyler Fricke also competed for the RedHawks. Fricke ran a time of 37:18.
The RedHawks will be back in action on Saturday, October 21st when they travel to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to compete in the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge.