MEQUON, Wis. – The Rockford College Men's & Women's cross country teams competed in the 21stannual Falcon Invite hosted by Concordia University Wisconsin. The Falcon invite is one of the larger meets in the area that consists of both Division I and Division III institutions. On the men's side there were a total of 15 Division III teams with 164 runners competing. On the women's side there were 19 teams with a total of 190 runners.
The Regents men's cross country team finished 12th at the Falcon Invite. Sophomore Carl Rapp(Union, Ill./Belevidere North) was the top finisher for Rockford. Rapp finished 39th with a time of 28:05.6. Sophomore Timothy Lydy (Germantown, Wis./Germantown) finished also ran well placing 68th with a time of 28:58.3.
The women's cross country team did very well finishing 7th. The Regents were once again led by junior Genesis Cerrato (Las Vegas, Nev./Valley). Cerrato turned in yet another top 10 finish completing the race in a time of 24:06.4 finishing 10th. Freshman Net Kirshenbaum (Streamwood, Ill./Streamwood) finished 42nd with a time of 25:55.9. Junior transfer Elizabeth Tidei (Lake Villa, Ill./Grant Community) turned in a 46th place finish completing the race in 26:05.4.
The Regents men's & women's cross country teams will next compete on September 21st at 5:00 p.m. The Running Regents will be in Rock Island, Ill. at the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational hosted by Augustana College.
November 12, 2012 Genesis Cerrato, Women's Cross Country
November 10, 2012 Cerrato and Rapp Lead the Way at Regionals for Regents
October 30, 2012 Regents Nab Two All-NAC Awards
October 27, 2012 Women Finish 7th and Men Finish 8th at NAC Championships
October 15, 2012 Cross Country Races Toward the Finish at the Brooks Invitational
October 6, 2012 Cross Country Races at Rose-Hulman Pre-National
September 21, 2012 Regents Take Part in Brissman/Lundeen Invitational
September 15, 2012 Regents Compete at Falcon Invitational
September 2, 2012 Cross Country Opens Season at Home in Dual Meet
August 30, 2012 2012 Cross Country Season Preview