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UChicago cross country finishes runner-up at Wheaton Invite

Khia Kurtenbach and Gareth Jones
Khia Kurtenbach and Gareth Jones

Men's Results - Team / Individual

Women's Results - Team / Individual

WARRENVILLE, Ill. – The University of Chicago men's and women's cross country teams both finished in second place at the Wheaton College Gil Dodds Invitational on Saturday.

A total of 13 women's teams ran the 6K and 12 men's teams ran the 8K at St. James Farm. Washington University-St. Louis won on both the men's and women's sides with 25 points and 46 points, respectively.

UChicago's women placed second with 57 points. Sophomore Khia Kurtenbach was the top finisher once again for the Maroons as she finished fifth in a time of 22:26. The senior tandem of Brianna Hickey (22:58) and Catherine Young (23:05) placed eighth and tenth, respectively. Junior Madeleine Horvath finished 13th in 23:19.

The Maroons men were also runner-up to WashU with 66 points total. Junior Gareth Jones was the lead UChicago runner for the second-straight meet, finishing sixth in a time of 25:58. Senior Michael Frasco was the next across the line in eighth (26:15) and junior Timofey Karginov was 12th (26:30).

UChicago women's top finishers
Khia Kurtenbach (So.) – 5th place, 22:26
Brianna Hickey (Sr.) – 8th place, 22:58
Catherine Young (Sr.) – 10th place, 23:05
Madeleine Horvath (Jr.) – 13th place, 23:19
Kelsey Dunn (So.) – 21st place, 23:42
Claire Costelloe (So.) – 23rd place, 23:48
Anastasia Bernat (Fr.) – 35th place, 24:15

UChicago men's top finishers
Gareth Jones (Jr.) – 6th place, 25:58
Michael Frasco (Sr.) – 8th place, 26:15
Timofey Karginov (Jr.) – 12th place, 26:30
Henry Blood (Sr.) – 18th place, 26:52
Peter Kreuch (So.) – 22nd place, 27:05
Jacob Gosselin (Fr.) – 25th place, 27:12
Ansel Richards (Fr.) – 27th place, 27:21

NEXT MEET:

  • Friday, October 2 – UChicago at Illinois Intercollegiates (Bourbonnais, Ill.), 5 PM