|Date:||October 28, 2017|
|Time:||11:00 am||Results:||4 of 9||Location:||Wartburg College - Waverly, Iowa|
The 2017 Iowa Conference Championships are complete and Luther finished fourth from the field of nine teams.
Loras College made it four in a row posting a team total of 24 points. The Duhawks had all five of its scorers finish in the top-10. Host Wartburg College was second with 41, followed by Nebraska Wesleyan University with 88 and Luther with 117.
Collin Kern was Luther's first runner to cross the finish line. Kern covered the 8K Max Championships Cross Country course placing 16th from the field of 168 runners with a time of 26:05. The top-15 runners earn all-conference honors.
Completing the top-five runners for the Norse and where they placed and scored included Luke Lumbar (22nd (21) - 26:14), Erik Duethman (24th (23) - 26:17), Patrick Finnegan (28th (27) - 26:21), and Isiah Herout (32nd (30) - 26:30).
Hunter Prueger (34th (31) - 26:38) and Bryce Hefty (35th (32) - 26:45) completed the top-seven.
Luther's next varsity race will be two weeks from today. The Norse will travel to Northfield, Minn. and Carleton College for the NCAA III Central Regional on Saturday, Nov. 11. Start time for the men's race is scheduled for Noon.
Sponsor: Cross Country (men)
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586