The Iowa State men’s cross country team traveled up to Minneapolis to compete in the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday. The Cyclones finished in second place in the meet that featured eight nationally ranked teams. Portland finished in first place.
Junior Toby Hardwick led the way for the Cyclones finishing with a time of 25:33, the 17th fastest time of all participating runners. He was closely followed by Thomas Pollard and Andrew Jordan, both freshmen. Pollard and Jordan both posted times of 25:34 and finished in 18th and 19th place respectively.
Outstanding team effort from the Iowa State men today! The Cyclones finish 2nd in a Griak Invitational field that included 8 ranked teams.. pic.twitter.com/Tg8GkK9nWm— Cyclone Track & XC (@CycloneTrackXC) September 24, 2016
Four other men ran for the Cyclone squad: Josef Andrews, Kevyn Hoyos, Sam Clausnitzer, and Christian Delago.
The Cyclones will return home to prepare for their next meet in Madison, Wisconsin on October 14.