BALDWIN CITY – The 2015 season got started on Saturday for the Raven Men's and Women's Cross Country teams as they took part in the six-team Baker University ZK Maple Leaf Invitational.
The nationally-ranked Raven Women earned a first-place finish with the Raven Men were also the top finisher in the event.
The Raven Women were led by top finisher Hannah Wondra in second. She was followed Elise Buchman in third, Sydney Moser in fourth, Monica Davied in seventh, Gabby Valenzuela in ninth, Kendra Stewart in 11th and Alex Ledesma in 19th.
The Raven Men were paced by top finisher Chris Buhler in second place. Luke Friess finished in third, John (JD) Danner finished in seventh, Joseph Barnes finished in 10th, followed by Bob Bartush in 13th, Andrew Keiser in 19th and JonElliott Brubaker in 24th.
Full results for both races are available: https://xc.tfrrs.org/results/xc/8466.html.
Both teams travel to Lincoln, Neb., on Sept. 19 for the annual Woody Greeno Invitational, hosted by the University of Nebraska and Nebraska Wesleyan University.