WMU News

Campus Classic photos are on the Web

Oct. 30, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- More than 30 photographs from this year's Homecoming Campus Classic have been added to the race's Web site at <www.wmich.edu/race>.

The third annual 5K and 1K run/walk event drew more than 1,500 participants to the WMU campus on Homecoming Saturday, Oct. 13. More than 200 race volunteers and WMU staff members worked at the event, which ended with a huge tailgate party and awards ceremony at the center of campus near Kanley Chapel.

The men's overall winner in this year's Campus Classic 5K run was WMU student Matthew Mayer with a time of 15:41 on the certified 3.1 mile course. Tops among the women runners was Mel Quisenberry of Middleville, Mich., finishing in 19:01.

Wayland (Mich.) Middle School won the team competition among middle and high school teams entered in the race. Members of the winning Wayland team were Jessica Armstrong (19:46), Julie Fritz (20:53), Sarah Brewer (21:08), Tasha Fritz (22:53) and Mario Fritz Jr. (21:15).

Winning among the WMU student teams entered was "Teenage Dirtbags," composed of Brandon Keie (18:25), Joel Andrews (18:43) and Zach Sullivan (20:59).

"The Bronco Express" took top honors among the non-student teams entered. Top finishes for the the Express were Terry Hutchins (19:35), Blaine Lam (20:31), Bill Krasean (21:06) and Francine Bangs (27:30).

Complete race results are posted on the Campus Classic Web site. The annual event is hosted by the WMU Office of University Relations and supported by more than 30 area business sponsors.

Media contact: Thom Myers, 616 387-8400, thomas.myers@wmich.edu

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