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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


The start of the 2010 Bearcat Open

Sept. 11, 2010

Northwest men outduel William Jewell

Top Three Collegiate Runners:

1. Pursell, Jr., NW - 21:13.8

2. Layton, Jr., NW - 21:58.9

3. Feehan, Jr., NW - 22:06.2

Results (.pdf)

MARYVILLE, Mo.-Three Northwest Missouri State juniors took the first three placings in the Bearcats' dual victory against William Jewell Saturday at the Bearcat Open, a four-mile race that took place on the Bearcat Cross Country Course. Northwest swept positions 1-4 and outscored William Jewell 18-41.

Northwest graduate Matt Pohren competed for Team Biturong and won the event with a time of 21:10.6. T.R. Pursell, the top collegiate finisher, was three seconds back in second place. Zach Layton's time of 21:58.9 captured third. Sean Feehan ran more than a minute faster than he did at this race last season and placed fourth with a time of 22:06.2.

Northwest sophomore Carl Larsson rounded out the top five after finishing in 22:28. William Jewell's top performers, Josh Connor (22:31.4) and Jesse Funk (22:32.8), took sixth and seventh, respectively.

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