Eagles Notes: Sioux Falls borders the state of Chadron

CHADRON, Neb. — November 19, 2022 – Chadron State College’s cross country teams finished 17thth in the men of 25 teams and 22nd of 26 teams in the women’s, a slight improvement from Saturday’s 2021 in Denver.

In 2021 the men’s team was 22ndndwhile the women of CSC were 24 years oldth.

True rookie Topi Alahuhta was less than 30 seconds from breaking CSC’s 10 all-time best season performances in the 10K, posting a time of 33:29.1 in Denver to finish 69th reachth.

The CSC women were led by true rookie Lexi Rule, who crossed the finish line in the six kilometer final in 25:19.3.

Dillon Powell of the Colorado School of Mines won the men’s individual race overall in 29:43.10. His team clinched the regional title by winning five of the top eight spots.

For women, Adams State took home top honors as a team. In a hotly contested race, the Grizzlies earned the top team standings despite West Texas A&M taking the top two individual spots in the regional standings.

Colorado School of Mines, Colorado Christian and Western Colorado are the top three finishers to automatically qualify for the NCAA championships in the men’s races.

The Adams State women won the regional title. The Colorado School of Mines and the University of Colorado Colorado Springs rounded out the top 3 and finished car qualification.

The Eagles wrapped up their season in Denver with the regional challenge.

CSC Individual Results:

men
69, Topi Alahuhta, 33:29.1; 88, Kyle Shirley, 34:10.3; 91, Charles Fossey, 34:14.9; 103, Blaine Johnson, 34:31.8; 110, Garret Avery, 34:53.8; 124, Noah Burtis, 35:42.5; 138, Nate Mann, 36:23.9.

Women
107, Lexi Rule, 25:19.3; 111, Alissa Wiemann, 25:27.9; 112, Josie Diffendaffer, 25:30.5; 123, Lydia Peters, 25:45.2; 149, Tukker Romey, 27:14.8; 156, Breanna Meats, 28:05.8; 159, Jacie Lossetto, 28:34.3.

Team results:

men
1, Colorado Mining School, 25; 2, Colorado Christian, 59; 3, western Colorado, 103; 4, UCCS, 126; 5, West Texas A&M, 170; 6, CSU Pueblo, 199; 7, Adams State, 213; 8, Colorado Mesa, 255; 9, Upland New Mexico, 261; 10, Dallas Baptist, 292; 11, Fort Lewis, 320; 12, Black Hills State, 322; 13, MSU Denver, 345; 14, mines of South Dakota, 387; 15, St Edward’s, 428; 16, Western New Mexico, 435; 17, Chadron State, 461; 18, Oklahoma Christian, 474; 19, Texas A&M International, 583; 20, UT Tyler, 587; 21, Cameron, 606; 22, Lubbock Christian, 620; 23, Westminster, 624; 24, Arkansas-Fort Smith, 709; 25, Regis, 777.

Women
1, Adams State, 67; 2, Colorado Mining School, 72; 3, UCCS, 84; 4, CSU Pueblo, 106; 5, western Colorado, 127; 6, West Texas A&M, 175; 7, Colorado Christian, 198; 8, Dallas Baptist, 221; 9, Westminster, 236; 10, Fort Lewis, 262; 11, Colorado Mesa, 317; 12, Black Hills State, 378; 13, MSU Denver, 381; 14, Oklahoma Christian, 416; 15, Midwestern State, 475; 16, St Edward’s, 492; 17, Arkansas-Fort Smith, 530; 18, Texas A&M International, 534; 19, mines of South Dakota, 543; 20, Lubbock Christian, 552; 21, Upland New Mexico, 577; 22, Chadron State, 602; 23, Cameron, 610; 24, Western New Mexico, 656; 25, Regis, 755.

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