Carlile, Bruning win titles for Vikings at Gene Davis Invitational

Posted on: October 6th, 2012 by Joseph Vanden Acker

Lawrence University’s Curran Carlile and Clare Bruning were the individual winners on Saturday at the Gene Davis Invitational at Reid Golf Course.

Carlile raced to the victory on the 8,000-meter course in 26:25.40 and led Lawrence to the team title. The Vikings swept the top four places with Sam Stevens in second (26:26.91), Kyle Dockery in third (26:43.17) and Jonah Laursen in fourth (26:51.33). Dan Thoresen rounded out the scoring by taking 13th in 27:35.47.

Lawrence won the men’s team title with 23 points. UW-Stevens Point was second with 42 and UW-Oshkosh was third with 65.

Bruning won her first collegiate title as she covered the 6,000 meters in 23:29.40, which was nearly a minute faster than the second-place finisher. Bruning led the Vikings to second place in the team standings with 39 points.

Katherine Dannecker grabbed fifth for the Vikings in 25:04.06. Liz Landes (26:02.60), Anna Ratliff (26:05.21) and Haedyn Smith (26:14.44) rounded out the scoring for Lawrence by finishing 10th through 12th, respectively.

UW-Stevens Point won the women’s team title with 22 points.


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