Jourdan and Velthuizen Compete at NAIA Championships
The Trolls’ cross country teams were represented by Ashley Jourdan and Cody Velthuizen at the NAIA National Championships at the North Farm Cross Country Course in Elsah, Illinois. Both runners finished in the top fourth in their fields of national competitors.
Ashley Jourdan, making her third national meet appearance, finished in 73rd place of the 334 runners on prairie course. She crossed the finish line with a time of 18:32.44 which was only .01 seconds out of 72nd place.
Also in his third national appearance, Cody Velthuizen posted his best time of the season with a 25.55.1. He finished in 87th place of 332 runners to record his highest finish at the national meet.