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Luther defeated UW-La Crosse 26-31 here in the valley this afternoon. While the men's teams were running against each other in a dual format for the 58th time, the women were facing each other in this format for only the fifth time dating back to 1988.
Morgan Riese of La Crosse won the individual title covering the 5K course with a time of 15:21.2. Luther's Mallory Carr was second at 15:29.4, followed by the Eagles Abbey Singleton clocked at 15:29.8.
Completing Luther's top five was Sophie Ristau (4th - 15:32), Lauren Mordini (5th - 15:35), Kara Maloney (7th - 15:48) and Kayla Naber (8th - 15:48).
Sarah Owens (15:54) and Nora Felt (16:23) placed sixth and seventh for the team respectively.
The Norse return to action on Saturday, Nov. 2 when they will travel to Pella, Iowa for the Iowa Conference Championships hosted by Central College. Race time is scheduled for 11:00 a.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586