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DSU men’s cross country wins at Mount Marty Invite

YANKTON, S.D. -- Dickinson State senior Christopher Moreno finished fifth out of 104 runners in the men's 8K race at the Fox Run Golf Course in Yankton, S.D., on Saturday, Oct. 21, helping the men's team to a first place finish.

YANKTON, S.D. - Dickinson State senior Christopher Moreno finished fifth out of 104 runners in the men’s 8K race at the Fox Run Golf Course in Yankton, S.D., on Saturday, Oct. 21, helping the men’s team to a first place finish.

The Blue Hawks topped second place Valley City State by six points with a team score of 65.

Moreno finished with a time of 26 minutes and 40 seconds. Junior Rodney Henry followed in 11th place with a time of 27:18.

Junior Tristen Guillot finished 23rd with a time of 27:36 and freshman Hunter Flynn finished 27th with a time of 28:01. Senior Daniel Aguirre and sophomore Ernest Franssen III followed in 28th and 29th, less than a second behind Flynn.

The women’s team took second with a team score of 47, just 16 points away from Morningside (Iowa) who took first.

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Jacey Wilson was the first Blue Hawk to finish the women’s 5K race with a time of 19:51. Lisa Townsend, Julia Falcon and Brittney Grove followed in 11th, 12th and 13th place, all finishing in just over 20 minutes.

Results SaturdayMount Marty InvitationalFox Run Golf Course at Yankton, S.D.MENSTeam scores: 1. Dickinson State 65. 2. Valley City State 79. 3. Morningside 86. 4. Minnesota-Morris 118. 5. Concordia (Neb.) 134. 6. Dakota State 140. 7. Dakota Wesleyan 141. 8. Jamestown 179. 9. Briar Cliff 204. Mount Marty 283.DSU finishers: 5, Christopher Moreno 26:40.40. 11, Rodney Henry 27:18.28. 23, Tristen Guillot 27:36.09. 27, Hunter Flynn 28:01.51. 28, Daniel Aguirre 28:01.51. 29, Ernest Franssen III 28:02.60. 44, Richard Timmermans 29:27. WOMENSTeam scores: 1. Morningside 31. 2. Dickinson State 47. 3. Concordia (Neb.) 63. 4. Jamestown 138. 5. Minnesota-Morris 146. 6. Dakota State 180. 7. Mount Marty 184. 8. St. Mary (Neb.) 197. Dakota Wesleyan 197.DSU finishers: 7, Jacey Wilson 19:51.64. 11, Lisa Townsend 20:06.97. 12, Julia Falcon 20:11.84. 13. Brittney Grove 20:13.45. 18, Bailey Smith 20:23.54. 24, Jade Sheffield 20:56.36. 46, Cassidy Hauser 21:50.73.

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