September 20, 1996

Cross Country Tops Marquette, Lewis

The Notre Dame men’s and women’s cross country teams swept the competition as the Irish claimed six of the top ten places in the men’s race and four of the top ten places in the women’s race. The men claimed the title with 18 points, while Marquette was second with 64 points and Lewis was third with 94. On the women’s side, Notre Dame won with 36 points followed by Marquette with 46 and Lewis with 112.

The top finisher for the Irish in the men’s race was junior Jason Rexing, who took home first place with a time of 24:29 for the course. Senior Matt Althoff was second while seniors Derek Seiling and Joe Dunlop, junior Scott Grace, and sophomore Ryan Maxwell all placed in the top ten.

Freshman Joanna Deeter took the top spot for the Irish on the women’s side with a time of 16:39 while her teammates freshman Nicole Laselle, senior Heidi Reichenbach, and junior Mieke Walsh all finished in the top ten.

Men's Results                             Women's ResultsND 18, Marquette 64, Lewis 94             ND 36, Marquette 46, Lewis 112 1. Jason Rexing, ND         24:29         1. Joanna Deeter,ND       16:39 2. Matthew Althoff,ND       24:31         2. Kay Arient,Lewis       16:52 3. Matt Geha, Siena Heights 24:39         3. Magdalena Paszta, Lew. 17:22 4. Derek Seiling, ND        24:45         4. Nicole Laselle,ND      17:33 5. Joe Dunlop, ND           24:52         5. Amy Erickson, Marq     17:45 6. Ryan Maxwell, ND         24:59         6. Christy Rice, Marq     17:46 7. Mirek Bieniecki, Lewis   25:00         7. Beth Palmer, Marq      17:47 8. Jamie Hassinger, Marq    25:03         8. Heidi Reichenbach, ND  17:51 9. Scott Grace, ND          25:07         9. Jenny Koenigsmark Mar. 17:5710. Houston Barber,Marq      25:13        10. Mieke Walsh, ND        17:59