Ole women run to third in Blugold Invite

Mike Ludwig
October 4, 2013

COLFAX, Wis. - Noelle Olson was third and Jorden Johnson ninth as the No. 19 St. Olaf women's cross country team ran to a third place finish in the 26-team UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invitational on Friday afternoon.

Olson (22:04.71) and Johnson (22:27.67) paced the five Ole runners that finished in the top 35 in the 424-runner event. Moriah Novacinski (23:24) was 28th, Michaela Banz (23:29) 31st and Allison Trezona (23:35) was 34th.

St. Olaf was first among six MIAC schools in the race. Carleton was fifth and Saint Benedict eighth.

St. Olaf will be off next weekend. The Oles will run next in the Tori Neubauer Invitational on Oct. 19 in the final tune-up for the MIAC Championships, set for Nov. 2.

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