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Cross Country Set for the Spartan Invitational

Cross Country Set for the Spartan Invitational

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.- The Lake Superior State University men's and women's cross country teams will be in action on Friday, Sept. 13 as they travel to East Lansing, Mich to participate in the Spartan Invitational, hosted by Michigan State.


After strong finishes in the 6,000-meter run at the 1st Annual Northwood XC Invitational on Sept. 7th  by junior David Mitter (18:46.9), who finished second overall, and junior Kendal Delpiere (20:10.8), who finished 25th overall, the men look forward to competing this Friday in East Lansing.

The women's team had a memorable day at the Northwood XC Invitational with three athletes setting new personal records at the 5,000-meter distance. Finishing first among the Lakers was senior Rebecca Lathrop, who with a time of 19:44.0, enough to claim 16th overall in the competition and a personal record. Juniors Alexis Passino (20:31.6) and Emily Merten (21:23.2) also registered personal records at this event. 

Lakers Schedule - Spartan Invitational @ Michigan State- East Lansing, Michigan

Friday, Sept. 13

Women's 6,000-Meter Run @11:00 a.m. 

Men's 8,000-Meter Run @ 11:30 a.m.

Up Next

On Sept. 21, the Lakers will travel to New Boston, Mich. to participate in the Second Annual Warrior Challenge, hosted by Wayne State. The women's 6,000-meter race will begin at 10:30 a.m. with the men's 8,000-meter race to follow at 11:30 a.m. 

For more information and behind the scenes action, be sure to follow Lake State track and cross country on both Facebook and Instagram.