The Northern State University cross country teams took on the NCAA Central Region Championships from Yankton Trails Park. The women finished 15 as a team with an average time of 22:49.29. The men tallied four finishers scoring for the team however five are needed to register a team score.
Tanner Peltier was the top finisher for the men, hitting the line at 33:04.31 in the top 70 of the field. Jackson Goodell followed in his first regional championship of his career, finishing in 36:01.69, followed by Logan Swenson at 36:22.59. Jacob Schweitzer rounded out the pack for the Wolves with a time of 39:51.73.
Hannah Kastigar was the top finisher for the women in 38, with a time of 21:55.92. Paige Larson followed in the top 60 with a time of 22:21.19. Lindsey Gast and Madison Leapaldt landed in the top 100 finishing in 22:50.30 and 22:56.31 respectively. In the final cross country race of her NSU career, senior Courtney Espeland finished in 24:02.71.
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