Hawkeyes Place Second at Loyola Lakefront Invite

Sept. 29, 2007


The University of Iowa men’s cross country team participated in the 35th Annual Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational Saturday morning along Montrose Beach. The men placed second behind Malone College. The Hawkeyes were led by sophomore Jesse Luciano who took placed second place in the men’s 8,000-meter race with a 24:41. Junior Andy Napier placed eighth (25:03), followed by sophomore Tommy Tate (18th-25:25), redshirt freshman Bruce MacTaggart (23rd-25:31), sophomore Brendan Camplin (29th-25:40), sophomore Jay Renaud (35th-25:54), freshman Sam Bailin (60th-26:13)
The Hawkeye men’s next meet will be October 13 at either the Bradley Invitational or the Pre-NCAA Invitational in Terre Haute, IN.

(Top five teams)

1. Malone 46 points
2. Iowa 66 points
3. Creighton 128 points
4. Western Ontario 134 points
5. Northern Kentucky 160 points

(Top five plus Iowa)

1. Ryan Kienzle (Malone) 24:34
2. Jesse Luciano (Iowa) 24:41
3. Nik Schweikert (Malone) 24:47
4. Jack Kafel (Dick Pond) 24:54
5. Sean Bowman (UNA) 24:55
8. Andy Napier (Iowa) 25:03
18. Tommy Tate (Iowa) 25:25
23. Bruce MacTaggart (Iowa) 25:31
29. Brendan Camplin (Iowa) 25:40
35. Jay Renaud (Iowa) 25:54
60. Sam Bailin (Iowa) 26:13