Calvin Men's Cross Country Fifth at Lansing Community College Invitational

Calvin Men's Cross Country Fifth at Lansing Community College Invitational

LANSING, Mich. - The Calvin men's cross country team took fifth at the Lansing Community College Invitational Friday afternoon with a team score of 144 points.

Junior Hendrik VerMeulen (Bright's Grove, Ont./St. Patrick Secondary School) had the top individual performance for the Knights, placing 26th individually in a time of 27:38.

Junior Nathan Brookhouse (Whitinsville, Mass./Whitinsville Christian HS) was 31st (27:50), sophomore Jack Randall (Hopkington, Mass./Whitinsville Christian HS), 35th (28:04), freshman Jason Klaasen (Jenison, Mich./Unity Christian HS) 42nd (28:14), freshman Zach Young (Anchorage, AK/Grace Christian HS) 67th (29:04), freshman Ryan Van Appledorn (Holland, Mich./Holland Christian HS) 80th (29:40), senior Mason Swartz (Allegan, Mich./Allegan HS) 88th (30:01) and freshman Jacob Pettinga (Saugatuck, Mich./Saugatuck HS) 90th (30:04).

Madonna University took first place in the team standings with 36 points. Zach Widner won the race with a time of 25:13.