The Crusaders men's and women's cross country teams traveled north of the border this weekend to race in the Western Invitational. The Brown and Gold were paced by seniors Jessica Richardson and David Rutkowski.
Six-meet slate will send the Brown and Gold to Canada after opening weekend at Crusader Open on Sept. 5th; head coach Mike Straubel eyes top three finishes for both men's and women's squads as depth appears poised to emerge.
The Crusaders wrapped up their cross-country seasons at the NCAA Regionals in Madison, Wisconsin Friday. The men's team turned in a 29th-place finish while the women's squad earned a 30th place result.
Junior Jessica Richardson's name is all over the women's cross-country record books. Her academic numbers are even more remarkable. Check that out along with her rigorous training routine in this week's special edition of Inside Valpo Athletics.