Cross Country Captures U.P. Championships

Cross Country Captures U.P. Championships

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Cross Country took the top six spots to win the U.P. Championships.


Sophomore Anna Kelley (Minneapolis, Minn.) captured first place by completing the course in 19:27.7. Freshman Meghan Langworthy (Big Rapids, Mich.) took second place with a time of 19:33.1.

Freshmen Kimberly Carviou  (Marinette, Wis.) and Caroline Vegeberg (Fejo, Denmark) were the next two finishers. Carviou crossed the finish line in 19:41.5 for third while Vegeverg was close behind in 19:43.1 to take fourth.

Sophomore Katrina Salmen(Peshtigo, Wis.) took fifth place with a completed time of 19:43.8. Crossing in sixth place was freshman Morgan Lyon (Traverse City, Mich.) with a time of 19:56.1.

Freshman Emily Sterling (Boyne City, Mich.) also finished among the meet's top ten, posting a time of 10:11.3 for 10th.



Sophomore Aubrey Friedrich (Lockport, Ill.) – 20:34.8 (14th)

Sophomore Chrysanthe Patselas (Ann Arbor, Mich.) – 21:07.2 (17th)

Redshirt Freshman Katie Cleven (Harbor Springs, Mich.) – 21:28.4 (18th)

Sophomore Carrie Duerksen (Ann Arbor, Mich.) – 22:34.9 (23rd)

Junior Holly Blowers (Marquette, Mich.) – 22:47.8 (24th)

Junior Victoria Harris (Iron Rive, Mich.) – 22:47.9 (25th)

Freshman Delaney Pickett (Jackson, Mich.) – 23:47.2 (26th)

Sophomore Sydney Ormsbee (Brighton, Mich.) – 24:56.4 (30th)

Sophomore Hannah Jones (Williamston, Mich.) – 25:38.2 (31st)


The Wildcats captured the meet, defeating Michigan Technological University and Bay College.


The Wildcats will now turn their attention to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, hosted by Purdue University Northwest in Westville, Indiana. The race will be run on Saturday, October 26.