Lake, Freshmen Impress at Roy Griak Invitational
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - Senior Kirsten Lake (Parker, Colo.) led the charge for the Drake women's cross country team at the Roy Griak Invitational in Falcon Heights, Minn. Saturday (Sept. 29) finishing the six-kilometer course in 22:13 in 28th place.
Lake was followed by a trio of young Bulldogs. Freshmen Cassie Aerts (David City, Neb.) finished 94th in 23:55, followed by Taylor Scholl (Prior Lake, Minn.) in 95th and Celeste Arteaga (Rock Island, Ill.) in 103rd. Scholl and Arteaga finished in times of 23:59 and 24:23 respectively.
Instate rival Iowa State won the meet with at total of 47 points. They were followed by Weber State with 82 and host Minnesota with 86. Drake finished in 16th place with 429 points.
The Bulldogs will next see action Oct. 12 at the Bradley Cross Country Classic in Peoria, Ill.
Roy Griak Invitational
Falcon Heights, Minn.
28. Kirsten Lake, 22:13
94. Cassie Aerts, 23:55
95. Taylor Scholl, 23:59
103. Celeste Arteaga, 24:23
109. Emma Huston, 24:34
110. Amanda Marwitz, 24:36
117. Allie Heifner, 25:01