LAWRENCE, Kan. | Kelsey Kirchoff and Ben Fick paced the University of Northern Iowa women's and men's cross country teams Friday as the Panthers closed out their season at the NCAA Midwest Regional.
Kirchoff covered the 6,000-meter course in 21:30.70 and was 48th overall in a field of more than 200 runners. Erin Teschuk of North Dakota State won the race in 20:07.7 while Iowa State's Perez Rotich, Erin Hooker, Andrea Toppin and Abby Caldwell were 12th, 14th, 18th and 19th, respectively. The Cyclones were second in the team standings.
In the men's race, Ben Fick was UNI's top finisher in 32:32.80, which put him 120th overall.