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Six teams ranked in the top-35 of the NCAA III competed in the field of 25 teams at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invitational this afternoon in Colfax, Wis. The 8k course was run at Whitetail Golf Course.
Defending national champions and currently ranked No. 3 in the nation, St. Olaf won the team title with 48 points. No. 2 UW-Eau Claire was next (52), followed by No. 5 Central (107), No. 26 UW-Stout (108), Carleton (207), Michigan Tech (216), No. 7 UW-Platteville (222) and UW-Whitewater (222). Luther, ranked 10th in the Central Region, finished ninth with a point total of 265. No. 15 UW-La Crosse finished 12th (320).
The top seven finishers for the Norse included Tyler Broadwell (26:20), Scott Mittman (26:23), Clare Brandt (26:28), Trever Schwichtenberg (26:50), Kurt Hellmann (27:02), Matt Rosene (27:14) and Patrick Larson (27:27).
The Norse will be off until Friday, Oct. 24, when they will compete in the UW-La Crosse Invitational. Start time is slated for 5:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586