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UND was led by junior Nate Peterson's time of 26:22.86.
UND duo finishes just off the pace at SDSU Classic
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Updated: Friday 10/07/2013 11:14:35 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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BROOKINGS, S.D. – Junior Nate Peterson and senior Sam Saccoman paced the team today as the University of North Dakota competed at the SDSU Classic Cross Country Meet at Edgebrook Golf Course.

In a field of 134 runners, Peterson placed 20th and Saccoman finished 22nd. Peterson, who hails from Horace, N.D., ran the 8K course in 26 minutes, 22.86 seconds, while Saccoman, a native of Hibbing, Minn., clocked a time of 26:24.69.

The duo helped UND finish sixth among 11 teams.

South Dakota State won the meet behind medalist Trent Lusignan. He ran a time of 26:54.20.

UND will take a week off before hosting the annual UND Ron Pynn Invitational on Oct. 19 at Ray Richards Golf Course in Grand Forks.

Team Standings
1. South Dakota State, 27
2. Northern Iowa, 84
    South Dakota, 84
4. North Dakota State, 85
5. SD Alumni, 143
6. North Dakota, 146
7. Morningside, 179
8. MSU-Moorhead, 213
9. Southwest Minnesota, 251
10. Mount Marty, 302
11. Wayne State, 329

UND Participants
20. Nate Peterson, 26:22.86
22. Sam Saccoman, 26:24.69
34. Dwight Mandimika, 26:53.72
39. Nick Lindstrom, 26:59.51
40. Parker Wharram, 27:03.11
49. Ross Nelson, 27:15.70
51. Darin Baltezore, 27:18.08
57. Colin Cottingham, 27:22.74
69. Cataldo DiDonna, 27:42.48
72. Drew Campbell, 27:46.75
79. Mark Harries, 28:03.05
92. Ryan Kirkland, 28:33.11

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