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Vanden Plas’ Top Ten Finish Paces Lakers at Beloit Invitational

Posted on September 23 2013

The Silver Lake College of the Holy Family Cross Country Team competed Saturday at the Beloit Invitational, hosted by Beloit College.  The race was Olde English style, complete with obstacles and creek crossings.  In the Women’s 5K event, the Lady Lakers were led by a pair of personal record times at the 5K distance by Taylor Vanden Plas (10th place, 21:27) and Mary Bettag (20th place, 22:04). Sophia Chin placed 53rd (25:41). Additional competitors included Sarah Craw (64th place, 31:01) and Olivia Johnston (67th place, 33:17).  The Lady Lakers finished 5th out of 6 teams.

In the Men’s 8K event, BJ Ropel placed 25th (29:38) and Austin Allen-Walker placed 72nd (34:40).