Oct 24th, 2011 @ 12:31 pm | Author: Viking Sports Admin
At the Mount Marty Invitational, hosted by Mount Marty College, the VCSU Vikings cross country team took to the HSC grounds on October 22, 2011. This was also the unofficial Dakota Athletic Conference meet.
On the men's side, the team was led by Casey Flick (45th place, 27:31) and Richard Wright (51st place, 27:37). This performance by Wright was also his personal best time of the season by over 30 seconds. In relation to the DAC, both Flick and Wright also received ALL-DAC honors, placing fifth and sixth respectively. No team scores were kept for the Mount Marty Invite or the DAC on the men's side.
Anna Fuka led the lady Vikings placing 32nd with a time of 19:46. Krista Briss also ran well placing 90th with a time of 21:37. Both women achieved personal best times in this 5000 meter race. For the DAC side of things, Fuka received ALL-DAC honors, placing fifth. No team scores were kept for the Mount Marty Invite or the DAC on the women's side.
The VCSU Vikings cross country team will take to the course next on November 5, 2011 in San Marcos, CA for the NAIA National Qualifier Cross Country meet.