Men's Cross Country 1997

1997 Season

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Eighth Place Finish At Region Meet Highlights Men’s Cross Country Season - Senior Sedge Freeman recorded one of the best performances of his collegiate career at the NCAA Central Region meet as he finished eighth out of 165 runners and helped the Gusties to a strong eighth place finish out of 24 teams.

As a result of his eighth place individual finish, Freeman qualified for the NCAA Championships where he placed 77th out of 183 competitors. The Gusties regular season was highlighted by a first place team finish in the gray race at the UW-LaCrosse Invitational.

At the conference championships, Coach June Kloubec’s squad finished sixth out of 11 teams. Top finishers included Sedge Freeman in 19th place and Stephon Freeman in 27th place.


Class Hometown
Mike Christopherson JR Glencoe/Glencoe-Silver Lake
Josh Davis SR Eugene, OR/South Eugene
John Dexter SR Springfield, MO/Kickapoo
Dan Dittmer JR Plato/Glencoe-Silver Lake
Ted Drozd SO Vernon Hills, IL
Nate Foss SO Plato/Glencoe-Silver Lake
Sedge Freeman SR Lakewood, CO/Bear Creek
Stephan Freeman SO Lakewood, CO/Bear Creek
Mitchell Green SO Sandpoint, ID
David Gullickson SO St. Louis Park
Mike Henderson FY Isanti/Cambridge-Isanti
Dan Hohenstein SO Winona/Cotter
Ryan Holt SR Rothschild, WI/D.C. Everest
Pete Johnson SR Okabena
Bjorn Knudson FY Anchorage, AK/Diamond High
Nicholas Lundbohm FY Baxter/Brainerd
Chad Millner SR Pierz/Pierz-Healy
Anton Moody FY Farmington
Charles Naumann FY Ayer
Oskar Norlander SR Los Altos, CA
Ben Sandin JR Ashland, WI
David Savage FY Mount Pleasant
Jesse Schoen SR Wells
Chris Stromberg SR Coulter, IA/Iowa-Grant
Joe Thompson FY Maple Grove/Osseo
Elliot Wright SO Huntsville, AL

Scores and Schedule

Date Meet Location Results
9/6 UW-River Falls River Falls, WI 2nd out of 12 teams
9/13 Minnesota-Duluth Invitational Duluth, MN 3rd out of 11 teams
9/20 St. John's Invitational Collegeville, MN 3rd out of 8 teams
9/27 Roy Griak Invitational Minneapolis, MN 19th out of 36 teams
@ University of Minnesota
10/18 LaCrosse Invitational LaCrosse, WI 1st out of 14 teams
11/1 MIAC Championships
@ St. Olaf
Northfield, MN 6th out of 11 teams
NCAA Division III Regionals
@ St. Olaf
Northfield, MN 8th out of 27 teams
11/22 NCAA Division III Nationals Boston-Franklin Park

Top 10 Finishes (8000 meters)

Date Name Time Event
11/15 Nate Foss 26.36 NCAA Central Regional
11/22 Sedge Freeman 26.40 NCAA Div. III Nationals
10/18 Sedge Freeman 26.46 LaCross Invitational
11/15 Sedge Freeman 26.51 NCAA Central Regional
9/6 Sedge Freeman 26.52 U-W River Falls
9/27 Sedge Freeman 26.54 Roy Griak Invitational
9/13 Sedge Freeman 27.04 Minnesota-Duluth Invite
9/20 Sedge Freeman 27.05 St. John's Invitational
10/18 Nate Foss 27.10 LaCrosse Invitational
11/1 Sedge Freeman 27.18 MIAC Championship