NYU takes men's title; UW-Platteville's Sigl wins individual crown

Mike Ludwig
November 17, 2007

NORTHFIELD, Minn. - New York University won the men's team title while UW-Platteville's Tyler Sigl took home the individual crown at the NCAA Division III Men's Cross Country Championships at St. Olaf on Saturday.

An embracing Sigl clenched his hands in victory as he cross the finish line with a winning time of 24:24.

NYU won the team title behind Hany Abdallah's sixth place run. NYU had all of its scoring runners in the top 40 and held off second place Haverford by 22.

Cortland State was third and Calvin fourth.

Saint John's University was the MIAC's top finisher - placing 12th in the team standings on the heels of MIAC and Central Region champion Chris Erichsen, who was third overall.

David Swanson of host St. Olaf was in the top 40 percent in the race, finishing 113th of the 280 runners.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.

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