Hillsdale College - Men Impressive With 3rd Place Finish
Provided by Hillsdale College
The Charger men turned in one of their best team races of the year at an ideal time, finishing an impressive third place at the 2013 GLIAC Men's Cross Country Championships Saturday morning in Houghton.
The men had 116 points, finishing only behind champion Grand Valley State (21) and runner-up Malone (95). Hillsdale finished one point ahead of fourth-place Ashland at the meet.
Junior Joshua Mirth finished eighth overall with a time of 25:38.4. He earned Second-Team All-GLIAC honors along with teammate Luke Hickman, who ran an outstanding race, and was 13th overall, finishing in 25:51.9.
John Butler also turned in a strong time, placing 23rd overall with a time of 26:10.4. Other scorers for the Chargers at the meet were freshman Joseph Newcomb and junior Matthew Perkins. It was the highest-ever finish at a conference meet for both Hickman and Butler.