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Koenig's 4th-place Finish Leads Bucs at season-opening NIU Open

September 11, 2010 at 4:45 pm
Eric Koenig

Dekalb, IL -- The Beloit College Cross Country team finally got their season underway, with the Men finishing third and the Women tenth at the Northern Illinois University Huskie Open on Saturday afternoon.

Eric Koenig led the way with a fourth-place finish in the Men's race, crossing the line in 27:07.78.  Greg Schalla was 17th in 28:50.14 and Nestor Zavala 17th in 29:00.81.

On the Women's side, Lauren Hill was 38th in 20:58.54, good for 38th, while Elizabeth Horen was 128th in 28:55.32.

The Buccaneers travel to the UW-Whitewater Invite in Whitewater, Wisconsin, next Saturday.  The Women's race begins at 11:45 a.m.