Warriors Open Season At Tom Barry Invitational

Warriors Open Season At Tom Barry Invitational

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WLCSports.com) – Cassie Balts (Barron, Wis./Barron) finished 27th overall to lead the Wisconsin Lutheran College women's cross country team to a seventh-place finish out of 14 scoring teams at the season-opening Tom Barry Invitational at Colburn Park on Saturday morning.

THE BASICS

  • Event: Tom Barry Invitational
  • Location: Colburn Park, Green Bay, Wis.
  • WLC Team: 7th of 14, 184 Points
  • Top WLC Individual: Cassie Balts, 27th of 143, 20:42.0

WARRIORS TOP FIVE PERFORMERS

  • Balts led the Warriors with a 27th-place finish and a personal-best 5K time of 20:42.0.
  • Hannah Weide (New Berlin, Wis./Wisconsin Lutheran) crossed the finish line with a time of 21:23.2, earning herself a 36th-place finish.
  • Anna Curtis (Palmetto, Ga../Homeschooled) completed the course in a personal-best time of 21:41.5 to place 43rd. 
  • Jessica Stumpner (Crystal Lake, Ill./South) completed the 5K course in 21:47.8.
  • Hannah Moffenbier (Watertown, S.D./Great Plains Lutheran) rounded out the Warriors' leaders with a time of 23:00.0 in her first collegiate race.

OTHER TOP PERFORMERS

  • Casey Hovland from the College of St. Scholastica took the individual 5K course crown with a finishing time of 17:51.2.
  • Host St. Norbert claimed the 14-scoring team title with 23 points, besting the College of St. Scholastica's 52 points. The Green Knights placed seven runners inside the top 10 to capture the team title.

UP NEXT

  • WLC returns to action on Saturday, September 17 at the Rhodes Invitational at Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, Tenn. The 6K race is scheduled to start at 8:40 a.m.