WMU -Christensen First Bronco to Win MAC XC Individual Title Since 1993

WMU -Christensen First Bronco to Win MAC XC Individual Title Since 1993

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OXFORD, Ohio – With an incredible regular season, senior Hanne Christensen began the postseason with a bang, winning the 2017 Mid-American Conference Championships with a 6K time of 20:44.4. The senior becomes just the eighth runner in program history to be crowned a MAC individual champion and the first since Stacey Kilburn in 1993. The Broncos finished seventh overall with a 164 team score while No. 25 Eastern Michigan claimed its third consecutive MAC title with a team score of 45.




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"Our top three runners got the job done and were great today," commnted WMU head coach Kelly Lycan. "Hanne ran the smartest race today and stayed patient proving to be the stronger runner at the end. It is such an amazing feat for her and she is a great example of our runners here at WMU. She has steadily kept getting better and better each year for us and she can now say that she is a MAC champ. I also can't say enough about coach Taryn Sheehan and the work that she has done for this team this season."

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