September 28, 2012 - After two weeks off, the Hillsdale College men's cross country team returned to action on a sunny Friday afternoon in South Bend, Indiana.
The Chargers placed eighth in the Division !-heavy Notre Dame Invitational, with 226 team points. North Central College took first with 54 points, followed by Texas (Arlington) and Calvin College.
Hillsdale's top two runners finished one second apart and one spot apart in the final results. Joshua Mirth took first on the team and 14th overall, finishing the course in 25:05. Teammate Matthew Perkins was 15th overall, just one second behind.
Luke Hickman was Hillsdale's next top runner, finishing 54th overall with a time of 26:05. Other placers for the Chargers were Matthew VanEgmond (63rd), John Bell (82nd), and Andrew Koehlinger and Paul Ausum, who were 95th and 96th, respectively.
Photo courtesy of Peter Ausum