SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – NIACC’s Wal Khat placed third at the Augustana College Twilight meet Friday night in a time of 18 minutes, 58 seconds in the four-mile race.
Khat helped lead NIACC to an eighth-place finish in the college division with 259 points..
Also for the NIACC men, Zach Freund was 97th in 20:26, Colby Kraninger was 105th in 20:37, Jose Aguilera was 123rd in 20:47 and Blake Keller was 150th in 21:08.
Other runners for the NIACC men were David Carter (157th in 21:12), John Kraft (161st in 21:14), Nick Frenz (194th in 21:45), Canyon Kuhlmann (197th in 21:49), Abdiaziz Wako (206th in 21:54), Samuel Dean (207th in 21:54) and Aaron Hardcastle (279th in 24:05)
The NIACC women placed 19th in the college division with 557 points. Sophomore Kendra Schmidt was 105th in 19:14 in the 3-mile race.
Also for the NIACC women Amy Fullerton was 178th in 20:45, Guadalupe Diaz was 179th in 20:47, Cassandra Bonsall was 181st in 20:48 and Michaela Foster was 204th in 21:50.