Three Named Second Team All-GLIAC as Cross Country Finishes Fifth at GLIAC Championships

Three Named Second Team All-GLIAC as Cross Country Finishes Fifth at GLIAC Championships

WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Northern Michigan University Cross Country team competed in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships Saturday and saw three earn Second Team All-GLIAC honors as the Wildcats finished in fifth place.

  GLIAC Honors

Senior Katelyn Smith (Gaylord, Mich.) led the Wildcats by placing 12th in a time of 22:09.5. Senior Hanna Torvi (St. Paul, Minn.) crossed the finish line at 22:25.7 for 19th place and freshman Madison Malon (Grandville, Mich.) was 20th at 22:28.8.

The trio all received Second Team All-GLIAC honors as a result of their success Saturday. It was Smith's second All-Conference recognition while Torvi and Malon both collected their first postseason honor.

  SCORING POINTS

Four more Wildcats scored points for the NMU squad. Finishing in 33rd was freshman Paige Saiz (Milford, Mich.), posting a time of 23:09.4. Freshman Meghan Langworthy (Big Rapids, Mich.) crossed at 23:15.4 for 39th

Freshman Kimberly Carviou (Marinette, Wis.) was 47th in a time of 23:42.4 while senior Paige Du Bois (Green Bay, Wis.) timed in at 23:46.4 for 50th place.

  MORE RUNNERS

Five others also competed in the GLIAC Championships.

Sophomore Katrina Salmen (Peshtigo, Wis.) – 23:56.5 (65th)

Sophomore Anna Kelley (Minneapolis, Minn.) – 24:02.6 (70th)

Freshman Emily Sterling (Boyne City, Mich.) – 24:36.3 (77th)

Freshman Morgan Lyon (Traverse City, Mich.) – 25:03.6 (84th)

Sophomore Aubrey Friedrich (Lockport, Ill.) – 25:30.0 (90th)

  TEAM RESULTS

NMU placed fifth out of 12 teams, scoring 123 points.

  UP NEXT

The Wildcats will now take a week off from action as they prepare for the Midwest Regional, taking place Saturday, November 9 in Evansville, Ind.