Cross Country Conference Championships Recap

Men’s XC Team Recap

Hannibal-LaGrange University Men’s Cross Country Team has had a solid season this year with individual success as well as a team. The men participated in the AMC Championships on Friday morning at Francis Park, in St. Louis. The men ran hard and finished in second place as a team overall. Cyle Butenhoff, Chase Grosvenor, Garrett Rhine, and Alec Whitener all earned All-Conference and are NAIA National Qualifiers. Chase Grosvenor earned the Freshman of the Year award. A very good year at conference for the Men’s Cross team. The men look to finish more meets up in the spring. 

Alec Whitener moving up in the race

Women’s XC Team Recap

Hannibal-LaGrange University Women’s Cross Country Team has had a tremendous season as well. With individual season bests throughout the year, the women’s team looked to bring that to the American Midwest Conference Championships last Friday morning in St. Louis as well.  Lauren Sisco led the team and finished in second place and qualified for the NAIA National Championship. Lauren Sisco and Elle Hudelson earned All-Conference honors on the team.

McKinley Christopherson received the AMC Newcomer of the Year. Madelyn Newsom earned the AMC Freshman of the Year award. Women’s Cross has had lots of individual accolades this season and look to pile it on with the rest of the season to be carried on in the spring. 

  • Dillon Dildine / HLGU Vanguard / November 2020

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