Men's Cross Country 1999

1999 Season

Roster | Results | Stats

The men’s cross country team wrapped up its second season under the direction of Coach Vihstadt with an eighth place finish (out of 11) at the MIAC Championship, and a 12th place finish (out of 25) at the NCAA Central Region meet. Senior Steffan Freeman led the Gustie contingent with a 12th place finish (earning all-conference honors) at the MIAC Championships, a 12th place finish at the NCAA Central Region meet (earning all-region honors) and a 83rd place finish at the NCAA Championships. Freeman, who placed 54th at the NCAA Championships last year, is only the fourth Gustavus runner to compete in the NCAA Championships in two consecutive seasons.


Mike Christopherson SR Glencoe/Glencoe-Silver Lake
Ted Drozd JR Vernon Hills, IL/ Libertyville
Steffan Freeman JR Lakewood, CO/Bear Creek
Mitchell Green JR Sandpoint, ID/Sandpoint HS
David Gullickson JR St. Louis Park
Mike Henderson SO Isanti/Cambridge-Isanti
Dan Hohenstein JR Winona/Coter HS
Bjorn Knudson SO Anchorage/Dimond HIgh
Justin Larson FY Leawood, KS/Pembroke Hill
Allen Lundberg FY Minneapolis/Minneapolis SW
Nicholas Lundbohm SO Baxter/Brainerd
Andrew Ohrt FY Lakeville
Aaron Pope JR St. Peter
David Savage SO Mount Pleasant
Brian Smith JR Two Harbors
Joe Thompson SO Maple Grove/Osseo
Elliot Wright JR Huntsville, AL

Scores and Schedule

Date Opponent Result
9/5 UW - River Falls Invite 3rd out of 10
9/12 St. John's Invite 5th out of 8
9/19 St. Olaf 11th out of 17
9/26 U of M - Roy Griak Invite 21st out of 31
10/2 Blugold Open @ UW-Eau Claire 4th out of 5
10/17 Jim Drews Grey 8K
@ West Salem, WI
6th out of 15
10/31 MIAC Championship
@ Como Park, St. Paul
8th out of 11
11/14    NCAA Regionals @ St. Olaf 9th out of 22
11/21 NCAA Nationals @ Dickinson, PA Steffan Freeman
finished 54th

Top 10 Finishes (8000 meters)

Date Name Time Event
11/20 Steffan Freeman 25.05 NCAA Championship
11/13 Steffan Freeman 26.30 NCAA Central Regional
10/16 Steffan Freeman 26.42 Jim Drews Invitational
10/30 Steffan Freeman 26.58 MIAC Championship
10/16 Allen Lundberg 27.06 Jim Drews Invitational
9/25 Steffan Freeman 27.16 Griak Invitational
10/16 Jake Moen 27.32 Jim Drews Invitational
10/30 Allen Lundberg 27.34 MIAC Championship
10/16 Mike Henderson 27.43 Jim Drews Invitational
9/25 Mike Henderson 27.44 Griak Invitational