SignUp
Ice Hockey MM
Women's Ice Hockey MM
Basketball Big Game Plans
Adam Stainiger and Jerrod Braam at today's meet.
UND falls to NDSU despite Peterson's strong effort
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Saturday 10/14/2012 01:35:26 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop Files available

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- North Dakota sophomore Nate Peterson enjoyed a third-place finish among Division I runners today at the annual UND Ron Pynn Invitational.

The race was held in front of nearly 100 UND track and field and cross country alumni on a beautiful Saturday afternoon.

Peterson, a native of Horace, N.D., led all UND runners with a time of 26:16.0 on the 8K course at Ray Richards Golf Course.

Despite Peterson's best efforts, UND dropped its dual with North Dakota state and a warm and sunny afternoon.

NDSU recorded a team score of 18 points, while UND posted a team score of 40.

NDSU sophomore Brett Kelly captured medalist honors with a time of 26:11.8.

Aside from Peterson, UND's next-best performer was junior Sam Saccoman, who took seventh among dual runners (10th among 63 total runners) with a time of 26:33.4.

Several North Dakota alumni also competed in the race as part of UND's Homecoming 2012 weekend, including UND track and field/cross country legend Arjan Gelling.

Division II programs Mary and Minot State, as well as Manitoba, also competed in the meet.

Click on the PDF links for complete team and individual results.

Notes: UND's cross country/track and field reunion began this morning when alumni of the program were invited to a presentation on the UND Athletics Complex at AE2S in Grand Forks. The reunion will conclude tonight with a social at Al's Grill and Catering in Grand Fokrs from 6:30 to 10:30.

FOX College Sports to air four women’s hockey games
The University of North Dakota Athletics Department announced today it has reached an agreement with FOX College Sports (FCS) to broadcast four women's hockey games on national television in... MORE
UND to host Big Sky Championships on Saturday
With the cross country regular season now completed, the 2014 Big Sky Conference Championships are slated for this weekend, and for the first time ever, the University of North Dakota will play... MORE
Balanced attack gives UND 20th win
SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- Behind a balanced offensive attack that saw four players with at least nine kills, the University of North Dakota picked up its 20th win of the season, downing host... MORE
Idalski in studio on UND Sports Extra
Head women's hockey coach Brian Idalski was in studio on this week's UND Sports Extra. Idalski previewed the upcoming match-up against Wisconsin, which will be televised nationally by Midco... MORE
Highlights at SUU, preview of EWU on Sports Extra
Head football coach Bubba Schweigert was in studio on this week's UND Sports Extra. Schweigert ran through the highlights at Southern Utah and previewed North Dakota's game at Eastern Washington... MORE

advertisement