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NSIC Preseason Women's & Men's Cross Country Coaches' Polls Released

Posted: 20 August, 2015

By: Aaron Scheffler
WAYNE – Another fall sport that Wayne State College competes in is Cross Country. Of the 16-team NSIC conference there are 15 Women’s and 13 Men’s teams.
 
The league office in Burnsville, Minnesota released today the 2015 NSIC Women’s and Men’s Cross Country Preseason Coaches’ Polls. The Wildcat women received the 14th spot with 34 points and the Wildcat men received the 12th spot with 30 points.
 
Last season the Wildcat Women’s Cross Country team placed the highest at the Briar Cliff Invite, finishing 8th with 217 points. While the men also placed their highest during the Briar Cliff Invite with a 6th place finish recording 169 points.


 Photo Credit: Wayne State Athletics 

The 2015 NSIC Women’s Cross Country WSC Athlete to watch this season is Andrea DeSimone, who is a junior from Plattsmouth, NE. She participated in six meets last season including the NSIC Championships and NCAA Central Regionals. DeSimone finished 94th in a time of 26:06.47 during the conference championships and 151st with a time of 25:47.45 during the Central Regionals, both a 6K course.


 Photo Credit: Wayne State Athletics 

The 2015 NSIC Men’s Cross Country WSC Athlete to watch this season is Justin Brueggemann, a senior also from Plattsmouth, NE. He competed in five of six meets last season including the NSIC Championships and NCAA Central Regionals. Brueggemann finished 59th in a time of 27:25.21 during the conference championships and 78th with a time of 34:00.40 during the Central Regionals, both a 10K course.
 
The 2015 Wildcat Women’s and Men’s Cross Country teams will open their season in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Yankton Trails Park during the Augustana Twilight Invitational on Friday, September 4 at 8:30 a.m. for the women and 9 a.m. for the men.



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