Note: This story will be updated as the weekend progresses. Please check back for updates. In addition, if you have a Wayzata alum athlete that is missing from this story, please email me
with updates so I can include them. Also, these will be posted as time permits. There are weeks I will not be able to post updates.
(Note - Some of these freshmen may yet be red-shirted for the season)
Ian Eklin (Class of '15) - University of Iowa
Competed at Hawkeye Early Bird Invitational on 9/4 at the Mon River Rail Trail. Ian was 3rd overall, running unattached.
Quote: "Ian Eklin, a freshman from Plymouth, Minnesota, placed third in the men's 6,000-meters. Eklin competed unattached in his first collegiate race, finishing four seconds behind the winner in 19:13.5. Eklin, one of three unattached freshman to finish in the top 20, finished 11 spots ahead of Iowa's top scorers."
Paul Epland (Class of '15) - Sarah Lawrence College (NY)
Did not compete at the Baruch Invitational on 9/6 held at Van Courtlandt Park, Bronx NY.
15-second video of the start:
Anna French (Class of '15) - West Virginia
Competed at WVU Alumni Open on 9/1 at the Mon River Rail Trail. Anna was 7th overall. It has not yet been determined if Anna will red-shirt or not.
Quote: "“The most impressive high school resume is Minnesota native Anna French. Anna has the potential to have an immediate impact on the Mountaineer program,” said coach SeanCleary.
Thomas Lerdall (Class of '15) - St. Olaf
Competed at the Augsburg Dual on 9/5 geld at Riverside Park. Thomas took fifth overall, and was the top runner for St. Olaf. Note: The St. Olaf men's cross country team only sent its first years to run in the Augie Open 5K.
|Lerdall is in bib 3363|
Connor Olson (Class of '15) - University of Minnesota
Has not competed yet.
|Gopher freshmen class of Shane Streich, Evan Ferlic, Connor Olson, Joey Duerr|
Jack Prazich (Class of '15) - Santa Clara (CA)
Competed at USF Invitational at Golden Gate Park's Hellman Hollow Meadow on 9/5. Jack was 49th overall.
McKenna Evans (Class of '14) - University of Nevada
Nature’s Bakery Nevada Twilight Classic on 9/4. McKenna was 13th overall, and the 8th runner for Nevada.
Aaron Breyer (Class of '14) - South Dakota
Mary Franke (Class of '14) - Colorado State
Annika Halverson (Class of '14) - Bethel (MN)
Competed at the Augsburg Dual on 9/5 geld at Riverside Park. Annika took first overall.
|Halverson will be a top MIAC runner again this season|
Adam Brandt (Class of '13) - University of St. Thomas
Full Results (Click on Sheet 3 of the Excel file)
Josh Thorson (Class of '12) - UW-Eau Claire
No results posted yet.
Thorson delivers team preview (video).
Mata Agre (Class of '12) - Gustavus
Marit Sonnesyn (Class of '13) - Gustavus
|Sonnesyn at Gustie Invite|