Bulldog Cross Country Invitational
Reported September 29, 2002 by the Sault Evening News
Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

Lakers' Freeman wins Bulldog Invitational

BIG RAPIDS -- Lake Superior State senior Amanda Freeman completed a 5K race at the Katke Golf Course in 19:48.30 to win the Bulldog Cross Country Invitational Friday.

Freeman edged Jamie Clark of Lansing Community College by a half second. Only three women finished in under 20 minutes.

LSSU's Amy Busfield was 10th in 20:24.40, while Heather Hammond (22:17.90) was 28th, Anarae Cole (22:47.50) 35th, Alexis Berke (23:06.60), Nikki Martus (23:40.40) 45th, Leslie Machado (24:01.30) 48th, Lisa Mazzola (24:02.90) 49th and Stephanie Kilgore (27:53.70) 58th. The Lakers were fourth in the team standings. Ferris State had four top-10 finishers and won the women's meet.

Junior Jerry Drennan clocked a 27:28.20 on the 8K course to place 30th and lead the Laker men. The LSSU men were seventh in the team standings, while Central Michigan won the meet.

Rounding out LSSU's men's finishers were: Colin Vohlken, 36th, 27:44.90; Dave Partyke, 44th, 28:03.70; Anthony Pavicic, 45th, 28:04.20; Justin Gretzinger, 51st, 28:29.60; Ryan Clapp, 60th, 29:14.30; Erin Evans, 67th, 30:38.72, and Matt VanEffen, 72nd, 32:40.10.