Spartan Men Take 10th at Warrior Invitational

Oct 5, 2013 | J.Crane

WEST ALLIS, WISCONSIN – The University of Dubuque Men’s Cross Country team competed at the Warrior Invitational hosted by Wisconsin Luther College on Saturday. The Spartans tied for 10th of 25 teams with 257 points. Payton Nevills (Savanna, Ill./West Carroll) was the top UD finisher in 19th place (of 234 runners). The race was held at Greenfield Park.

Nevills placed 19th with a time of 28:10.4 in the 8,000 meter race. Sophomores Javier Rodriguez (Waukegan, Ill./St. Joseph Academy), Matt Zittritsch (Humboldt, Iowa/Humboldt), and Jordan Murray (DeWitt, Iowa/Central DeWitt) finished 2-3-4 for the Spartans with only a 26 second difference in times between the three. Freshman Jonathan Berland (Lime Springs, Iowa/Crestwood) rounded out the scoring for UD in 104th place at 30:31.9.


tied for 10th  University of Dubuque   257 points
19. (18th) Payton Nevills   So.   28:10.4
46. (44th) Javier Rodriguez So. 29:05.7
49. (47th) Matt Zittritsch So. 29:11.6
62. (58th) Jordan Murray So. 29:31.8
104. (90th) Jonathan Berland Fr. 30:31.9
141. (111th) David Ploenzke So. 31:49.7
164.   (123rd)   Blair Burdt So. 32:49.5
191.   Luke Elsbernd Sr. 34:13.8
223.   Tyler Peugh So. 37:52.3


UP NEXT: The Spartans will travel to the Coe College: Lamb/Kohawk Invite on October 12th with the men's race scheduled to begin at 11:45 am.