Oct. 4, 2014
Men's Championship Results | Women's Championship Results WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -
The Boilermaker cross country teams competed at the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday afternoon. Matthew McClintock
was Purdue's top overall finisher, taking fifth in the men's five-mile race.
McClintock ran a time of 23:27.3 despite having some shoe issues late in the race. That time is a career best and 59 seconds better than his time at the same meet last year. He was just 12 seconds behind the winner, Mason Ferlic from Michigan.
Jeremy Craven was Purdue's second finisher with a time of 24:46.5 and Dillon Hinen was the Boilermakers' third finisher after cross the line in 24:56.7. David Dalton was the fourth scorer for Purdue after finishing in 24:57.4 and Tyler Wynn rounded out the scoring with a time of 24:57.8.
The men's team finished 23rd in the talented field that featured 10 of the nation's top-25 teams.
On the women's side, Katie Hoevet was the first Boilermaker to finish, as she crossed the line in 62nd place, for 61 team points. Her time was 17:12.3, which is 21.5 seconds better than her three-mile time at the Indiana Intercollegiates two weeks ago.
Hope Schmelzle was the second finisher for Purdue, just two spots behind Hoevet, with a time of 17:14.6. Kiara McIntosh was third among Purdue women with a time of 17:23.3, while Michelle Potter was fourth with a time of 17:34.6. Sharise Lund rounded out the scoring with a time of 17:38.7.
The women's team finished 17th at the race in a field that featured three of the top 30 teams in the country.
Full times, scores and finishes can be found in the links at the top of the page.
The Boilermakers will be back in action in two weeks at the NCAA Pre-Nationals race in Terre Haute, Ind.