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DWU women's cross country places seventh at Briar Cliff Invite

NORTH SIOUX CITY--The Dakota Wesleyan University women's cross-country team placed seventh out of 14 teams in Saturday's Briar Cliff Invitational at Adams Nature Preserve.

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NORTH SIOUX CITY-The Dakota Wesleyan University women's cross-country team placed seventh out of 14 teams in Saturday's Briar Cliff Invitational at Adams Nature Preserve.

DWU recorded 212 points, finishing six points ahead of eighth-place Midland. Dordt ran away with the meet, scoring 59 points, which was 18 better than second-place Hastings, which had 77.

The Tigers were led by Winner native Samantha Schuyler, who placed 18th overall, with a time of 19:08.42. McKenna Rogers took 27th at 19:25.29 and Kelsie King was 43rd at 19:45.75. Delanie Larson also placed 74th and Plankinton native Savannah Schmidt was 117th out of 166 runners.

Heidi Hennings of Hastings was the women's individual champion, besting Dordt's Annechiena Knevelba by eight seconds.

The DWU men's team did not qualify for a team score with just two runners entered in the meet. Sophomore Brendan Langbehn's time of 27:48.76 earned him 67th place, while Bryce Blank was 88th with a time of 28:23.63.

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Dakota State's Braden Curnow won the men's race with a time of 25:19.45, but Dordt won in the team standings, placing 11 runners in the top 50 out of a field of 145 competitors.

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