Anna Rohrer and Grant Fisher Capture first place in 36th Annual FootLocker Cross Country Champs, Midwest regional, from FootLocker, note by Larry Eder

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Grant Fisher wins FL Midwest Regional, photo by PhotoRun.net

The FootLocker Cross Country is the oldest national cross country championship series in the country. The Midwestern regional has had some amazing athletes run on the UW Parkside course. Forty degrees and winter in Wisconsin, this 5,000 meter course makes people work for the their positions. 

Looking forward to seeing Anna Rohrer and Grant Fisher in San Diego in a few weeks! 



*** MEDIA ALERT ***


Anna Rohrer and Grant Fisher Capture First Place Titles in

 36th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships 

Midwest Regional



RACE HIGHLIGHTS: Anna Rohrer of Mishawaka, Ind., and Grant Fisher of Grand Blanc, Mich., won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCCC) Midwest Regional today.  In the girls' race, Rohrer claimed the title in 16:57.  Lauren Gregory of Fort Collins, Colo., placed second in 17:27, and Maryjeanne Gilbert of Peoria, Ill., placed third in 17:29.  Rohrer is the 2012 Midwest Regional Champion and 2012 FLCCC National Champion. Additional two-time national finalists include Stephanie Jenks (5th place) of Aurora, Iowa, and Hannah Long (6th place) of Pacific, Mo.

In the boys' race, Fisher, the 2013 Midwest Regional Champion, defended his regional title, winning in 15:00.  Jesse Hersha of Concord, Mich., placed second in 15:09, with Jesse Reiser of McHenry, Ill., finishing third in 15:09.  Fisher will return to San Diego, Calif., to defend his national title.  Fisher, Reiser and Thomas Pollard of Ames, Iowa, are all two-time national finalists.

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014

UW-Parkside in Kenosha, Wis.


COURSE/WEATHER: 5,000-meter course; muddy conditions; 40 degrees. 


NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: The top 10 boys and the top 10 girls in today's seeded races qualified to compete against runners from the Northeast, South and West Regional meets in the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships National Finals, on Saturday, Dec. 13 at Morley Field, Balboa Park in San Diego, Calif.    


2014 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships - Midwest Regional Results

University of Wisconsin - Kenosha, Wis.


Boys


Place

Name

Hometown

High School

Time

1)

Grant Fisher

Grand Blanc, Mich.

Grand Blanc High School (12)

15:00

2)

Jesse Hersha

Concord, Mich.

Concord High School (12)

15:09

3)

Jesse Reiser

McHenry, Ill.

McHenry High School - West (12)

15:09

4)

Stuart McNutt

Overland Park, Kan.

Blue Valley West High School (12)

15:10

5)

Ben Veatch

Carmel, Ind.

Carmel High School (11)

15:11

6)

Thomas Pollard

Ames, Iowa

Gilbert Junior-Senior High School (12)

15:16

7)

Seth Williams

Columbus, Ind.

Columbus North High School (12)

15:16

8)

Jonathan Davis

Oakwood, Ill.

Oakwood High School (11)

15:17

9)

Zachary (Zack) Snider

Carmel, Ind.

Brebeuf  Jesuit Preparatory School (12)

15:18

10)

Olin Hacker

Madison, Wis.

Madison West High School (12)

15:18



Girls

Place

Name

Hometown

High School

Time

1)

Anna Rohrer

Mishawaka, Ind.

Mishawaka High School (12)

16:57

2)

Lauren Gregory

Fort Collins, Colo.

Fort Collins High School (10)

17:27

3)

Maryjeanne Gilbert

Peoria, Ill.

Peoria Notre Dame High School (11)

17:29

4)

Audrey Belf

Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Seaholm High School (12)

17:31

5)

Stephanie Jenks

Aurora, Iowa

Linn-Mar High School (11)

17:32

6)

Hannah Long

Pacific, Mo.

Eureka High School (12)

17:37

7)

Annie Frisbie

River Falls, Wis.

River Falls High School (12)

17:41

8)

Sarah Kettel

Brighton, Mich.

Capital Homeschool High School (11)

17:49

9)

Amy Davis

Madison, Wis.

Madison Edgewood of the Sacred Heart (12)

17:50

10)

Morgan Florsheim

Shorewood, Wis.

Shorewood High School (11)

17:53



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