WEST ALLIS, Wis. — The Lawrence University cross country team captured the combined team title at the Wisconsin Lutheran College Invitational on Saturday.
Both the Lawrence men’s and women’s teams finished second and posted a combined team score of 185. Trinity Christian College finished second with a score of 207.
On the women’s side, Lawrence finished with 78 points, just two points behind Augustana (Ill.) College, in the 29-team field. Liz Landes led a tightly bunched pack of Lawrence runners. Landes finished 11th and covered the 6,000-meter course in 24:30.2.
Clare Bruning was next for the Vikings, placing 15th in 24:49.2. Following closely behind Bruning were Kristin Bischel (16th, 24:49.5), Amy Hutchings (17th, 24:54.4) and Katherine Dannecker (19th, 24:58.7).
On the men’s side, Lawrence finished with 107 points, and Trinity Christian was first with 60 in a 25-team field. Jamie Brisbois led Lawrence with an impressive fifth-place finish. Brisbois covered the 8,000-meter course in 27:28.7.
Jonah Laursen was next for Lawrence as he finished 19th in 28:13.9. Kyle Dockery was next in 21st in 28:21.5. Rounding out the scoring for the Vikings were Curran Carlile (29th, 28:45.0) and Dan Thoresen (33rd, 28:50.8.