COLFAX, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men's cross country team finished in sixth place out of 22 teams at its annual Blugold Invitational at Whitetail Golf Course today.
UW-Stout's Tim Nelson led the field of 372 runners as he finished with a time of 24:36.5.
For the Blugolds, Aaron Easker (Jr.-Eland, Wis./Wittenberg-Birnamwood) had the best finish as he came in sixth place with a time of 25:25.1.
Conor Rafferty (Jr.-Menomonee Falls, Wis.) was the next Blugold to cross the line, finishing 48th in a time of 26:22.8. Matt Scott (So.-Kiel, Wis.) was just behind with a time of 26:23.5 in 49th place.
The Blugolds will now take a two-week break before competing at the Jim Drews Invitational, hosted by UW-La Crosse, in West Salem on October 15. Race time is set for 10:30 a.m.