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Wintheiser second as Oles win team title at St. Olaf Invite

Mike Ludwig
September 21, 2013

NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Grant Wintheiser was second overall as the St. Olaf men's cross country team won the 16-team St. Olaf Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

All five of the Oles' scoring runners finished in the top 20 led by Wintheiser, Brian Saksa (5th), Calvin Lehn (7th), Phillip Meyer (18th) and Jake Brown (20th). Wintheiser's 25:06.2 was 30 seconds faster than his winning time from the 2012 event. Lehn shaved over a minute (1:21) off of his performance from last fall.

Sioux Falls was second in the event, led by individual champion Matt Horan (25:01).

St. Olaf is off until the Oct. 4 UW-Eau Claire BluGold Invitational.

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