Saturday, September 20, 2008

Panthers Shine At Al's Run

The Panthers boasted the men's and women's winners of Al's Run, which was Saturday in Milwaukee.

Nate Weiland, a former athlete and current assistant coach, won the men's side, while Holly Nearman won the women's race. Nearman exhausted her cross country eligibility last season and will be a senior with the track and field team this season.

Weiland ran a time of 24:58 to win the men's race by 26 seconds over second place. Another former Panther, Aaron Nodolf, finished fifth with a time of 25:44 and won the 30-34 age group.

Nearman, meanwhile, won by nine seconds with a time of 29:45. She is the reigning Horizon
League Outdoor Athlete of the Year and was a two-time all-league first-team runner in cross

Al's Run is an 8,000m and featured 1,877 male runners and 1,406 women. Results available here.