GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The University of Michigan-Dearborn men's cross country team competed at the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference championships Friday at Riverside Park in Grand Rapids, Mich.
The Wolverines finished third as a team, the best showing in program history at the event, with Ryan Exell leading the way. UM-Dearborn finished with 89 points, while Cornerstone University won the team title with 18.
Exell crossed the finish line 12th overall with a time of 26:54.35 in the 8k race, while teammate Josh Mussen was 13th with a time of 26:57.38, both earning a spot on the All-WHAC Second Team.
UM-Dearborn will now wait to find out if members of the team will qualify for the NAIA National Championships in two weeks. Qualifiers will be announced next week.
NOTE: Photo from 2019 season