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Cross Country Preview: Maroons to run at Augustana

Michael Shumaker
Michael Shumaker

CHICAGO – After taking a weekend off from competition, the University of Chicago cross country teams resume their competitive schedule at the Augustana College Invitational this weekend.

UChicago at Augustana Invite

  • DATE/TIME: Friday, Sept. 23 at 4:30 PM – Rock Island, Ill.
  • LAST MEETING: Men – 1st of 39 teams (2014) / Women – 1st of 35 teams (2014)
  • UCHICAGO NOTES: Timofey Karginov (Sr.) has been named UAA Men's Athlete of the Week in cross country in both weeks he has competed. Most recently, he won the Aurora Invitational with an 8K time of 25:40.5 by a margin of 16 seconds … Through two races, UChicago's men and women have both emerged with team titles each time … At the 2014 Augustana Invite, the Maroon men and women both finished first in a field of 74 teams combined. A total of 1,030 racers participated on the day.