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Myers, Boudreau Lead Maroon Cross Country Teams to Third Place Finishes at Wheaton

Maggie Boudreau and Henry Myers
Maggie Boudreau and Henry Myers

WARRENVILLE, Ill. -- Rookie Henry Myers and junior Maggie Boudreau led their respective University of Chicago men's and women's cross country teams to identical third-place finishes Saturday at Wheaton College's Gil Dodd Invitational. 

Myers was the top placer for the Maroons, crossing the finish line 10th with a 8-kilometer time of 25 minutes, 38 seconds. The UChicago men saw five runners place in the Top 25 of the 245-runner race, as Myers was followed by sophomores Ryan Cutter (12th. 25:44) and Chase Gardner (16th, 26:00), junior Andrew Kates (20th, 26:06) and senior Ansel Richards (23rd, 26:08). 

It marked the second-straight race Myers led the Maroon field, after winning the University of St. Francis Twilight 5K Aug. 31. 

Boudreau led the UChicago women with her 11th place finish, running the 6K in a time of 22:55. Classmate Claire Brockway was also able to crack the Top 15, placing 14th with a time of 23:07. First-year teammates Sofia Natividad (31, 23:32) and Kaitlyn Van Baalen (35th, 23:42), and sophomore Abigail Shoemaker (40th, 23:46) rounded out the Maroons' Top 5. 

 

NEXT RACE: 

  • Saturday, Sept. 29: UChicago at Loyola Lakefront Invitational, 12PM CT 

 

Men's Team results: 1. Washington-St. Louis, 19; 2. North Central, 61; 3, UChicago, 80; 4. Cornell College, 153; 5. Illinois-Springfield, 185; 6. Wheaton 217; 7. Carroll, 252; 8. Hope, 268; 9. Carthage, 270; 10. Denison, 284; 11. Millikin, 289; 12. Greenville, 290; 13. Illinois Tech, 328; 14. Aurora, 366; 15. Illinois Wesleyan, 400; 16. Malcom X, 442; 17. Trinity International, 512.

Men's Top Finishers (8K)
10, Henry Myers, 25:38
12, Ryan Cutter, 25:44
16, Chase Gardner, 26:00
20, Andrew Kates, 26:06
23, Ansel Richards, 26:08

Women's Team results: 1. Washington-St. Louis, 24; 2. Hope, 92; 3. UChicago 113; 4. North Central, 114; 5. Wheaton, 168; 6. Illinois Wesleyan, 194; 7. Augustana, 207; 8. Carroll, 208; 9. Illinois Springfield, 249; 10. Carthage, 325; 11. Denison, 332; 12. Aurora, 343; 13. Millikin, 347; 14. Pasco-Hernando State, 364; 15. Cornell College, 381; 16. Greenville, 443; 17. Moraine Valley CC, 529.

Women's Top Finishers (6K)
11, Maggie Boudreau, 22:55
14, Claire Brockway, 23:07
31, Sofia Natividad, 23:32
35, Kaitlyn Van Baalen, 23:42
40, Abigail Shoemaker, 23:46