Donahue, Bachman shine for K-State men’s cross country while Wedekind, Doll show out for women’s

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Morgan Wedekind earned silver medal and a second place finish with an overall time of 18:25.1 and an average mile time of 5:55.3 at the 2015 Bob Timmons Dual Classic in Lawrence, Kansas at Rim Rock Farm on Sept. 1, 2015. (Photo Courtesy of K-State Athletics)

K-State proved a decent showing during Tuesday’s 2015 Bob Timmons Dual Classic which took place in Lawrence, Kansas at Rim Rock Farm.

As for the men, Colton Donahue placed fifth overall for the Wildcats with a time 19:28.0 and an impressive average mile time of 5:13.1. Meanwhile, Jeffrey Bachman placed 11th overall and put up an also respectable time of 19:42.1 with an average mile time of 5:16.9. Joe Gorthy placed 13th with a time of 19:45.9 and an average mile time of 5:17.9 – a performance that certainly deserves some respect.

Other K-State finishers were Bryan Zack in 17th with an overall time of 19:51.5, Blake Goodin in 31st with a time of 20:55.1, and Brett Bachman in 43rd with a time of 22:10.7.

On the women’s side of the meet, Morgan Wedekind and Kayla Doll especially brought it.

Wedekind grabbed the silver medal and a second place finish with an overall time of 18:25.1 and an average mile time of 5:55.3. Doll managed a solid sixth place finish with an overall time of 18:59.0 and an average mile time of 6:06.2.

Other Wildcat runners were Paige Stratioti in 15th with an overall time of 19:24.1, Emma Wren in 16th with a time of 19:34.6, Jennifer McCarty in 23rd with a time of 20:05.7, and Mady Nestor in 25th with a time of 20:16.0.

The Wildcat’s next meet will be the JK Gold Classic Duels on Saturday, Sept. 5 in Wichita at Raft Golf Course.

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