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Wintheiser third, Ole men seventh at Griak

Mike Ludwig
September 29, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf sophomore Grant Wintheiser was third overall as the 17th-ranked Ole men's cross country team finished seventh at Minnesota's Roy Griak Maroon III race on Saturday.

Wintheiser came in at 25:46.5, 14 seconds off the winning pace in the 272-runner field.

The Oles had two others in the top 45, as Tim Lillehaugen was 35th (26:54.8) and Phillip Meyer 45th (27:08.2).

St. Olaf will be off next weekend before competing at the UW-La Crosse Jim Drews Invitational on Oct. 13. The race will be the Oles' final tuneup for the Oct. 27 MIAC Championships in St. Paul, Minn.

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