UW-Stout's Tim Nelson captures NCAA Division III Cross Country regional

WINNECONNE (November 10, 2012) - UW-Stout's Tim Nelson (Sr, Augusta) took the top prize at the NCAA Division III Midwest Cross Country Regional Saturday at Lake Breeze Golf Course. As a team, the Blue Devils finished seventh, one of the highest finishes in school history.

Nelson will compete at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championship, Saturday, Nov. 17, and he may very well have company. Patrick Jenkins (So, Cambridge) finished 13th and is currently on the bubble to advance to the championships. Jenkins will find out Sunday if he advances.

Nelson won the event in a time of 24-minutes, 24.67-seconds and had to hold off two runners from regional champion North Central College. The Cardinals' Yonaton Mascote ws second at 24:26.30 and Dan Kerley was third at 24:26.88.

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