Men's cross country takes second at 28-team meet

By Doug Fitzgerald published September 18, 2004

Levi Brathall, Moses Tum and Aaron Rubalcaba-Lopez finished third, fourth and fifth respectively as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs menâ€TMs cross country team finished second Saturday at the Woody Greeno Invitational at Lincoln, Neb.

While the Mountain Lions dominated the top of the race results, Wartburg finished first on the strength of its depth. Wartburgâ€TMs Josh Moen was the top finisher in the College Division, while teammates came in at Nos. 11, 34, 35 and 36. CU-Colorado Springsâ€TM fourth and fifth finishers were Jason Braun (55th) and Jay Luna (75th).

The Mountain Lions bested Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference rivals Fort Hays State (third), Colorado School of Mines (sixth) and Nebraska-Kearney (14th).

The meet, hosted by Nebraska Weslyan, featured six NCAA Division I schools competing in the University Division and 28 Division II, III and NAIA schools competing in the College Division.

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