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Cross-Country Whitewater Tom Hoffman Invite Results

September 16, 2017
By Noah Micah Sisson

Whitewater, WI -- The Beloit Cross Country team was away this weekend at the UW-Whitewater Tom Hoffman Invitational.

With the temperature in the mid to high eighties this race was no cakewalk. The Buccaneers faced the unfavorable conditions head on and ran with both skill and ferocity.

On the women’s side it was Miranda Simes (Honors-term senior) that finished first clocking in a 27:18.1 for her first 6k this season. Behind her was Jamie Manchen (Junior) with a 28:36.2 and Frances Knaggs (Sophomore) earning a 28:47.1.

The last two scorers for the women were Fiona Cismesia (Freshman) and Mingyi Zhang (Senior) with 29:11.5 and 29:28.1 respectively.


Meet Results for the Women:

La-Crosse 26
Whitewater 61
Oshkosh 109
Edgewood 155
Stevens Point 201
Platteville 209
Wis. Lutheran 217
Beloit 220
MSOE 258
Knox 292
Mount Mary 305
Silver Lake 337
Lake Country 339
Northern Michigan 339
Dominican 367

Daniel Arkes (Junior) again led off the men claiming an impressive 29:08.1. Philippe Mortelliti (Freshman) came in second for the Bucs with a 29:54.8 in his first 8k meter race. Noah Sisson (Sophomore) finished with a 31:16.8 followed by Gunnar Fairbairn (Freshman) at 32:02.4. And rounding out the scoring five for the men was Forrest Lloyd (Senior) with a 32:13.8.

Meet Results for the Men:

Whitewater 42
La Crosse 46
Stevens Point 119
Oshkosh 119
Wis. Lutheran 171
Platteville 177
MSOE 188
Edgewood 254

Beloit 262
Knox 264
Illinois Tech 280
Lake Country 292
Dominican 370