DePauw Cyclists Finish Seventh at National Championships

DePauw Cyclists Finish Seventh at National Championships

May 16, 2005

cyclists 2005 3.jpgMay 16, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's cycling team finished seventh in the 2005 Collegiate Road Cycling National Championships, which took place Friday through Sunday in Lawrence, Kansas. Whitman College led the Division 2 teams with 508 points. The DePauw team, which again finished tops in the midwest during the season, collected 353 points over the three-day event, which drew 350 students from 70 collegiate cycling teams around the country. Thirty-eight teams from 10 conferences competed in Division 2.

In yesterday's team time trial, DePauw's women finished second behind Whitman, while the men finished tenth. Individually, DePauw's Jenna cycling team 2005.jpgBoyd was #6 among women with 179 points over the three days, while teammates Carol Hutton (10th, 160 points) and Jillian Gierke (18th, 83 points) also finished among the top 20 women cyclists.

Access a complete recap at Cycling News.