Source: Grosse Pointe News Online

Knights running with a purpose

by Bob St. John

October 04, 2012

University Liggett’s cross-country teams competed in last week’s first of two Michigan Independent Athletic Conference meets held at Auburn Hills Oakland Christian.Head coach Trey Cassidy’s girls finished with 109 points. Lutheran Westland won the meet with 57 points.Leading the way for the Knights were junior Danielle Lorant and freshman Madison Jerome, who earned top 10 honors.Lorant was seventh with a time of 22:04 and Jerome was right on her heels, taking eighth with a time of 22:08.Senior Haleigh Ristovski was 15th with a time of 23:09, while sophomore Taylor Slayton was 35th at 26:08. Junior Hannah Hodges was 44th with a time of 27:44 and freshman Amy Jachim was 61st at 32:27 to round out the Knights’ competitors.As for the boys, they earned 138 points. Ann Arbor Greenhills won the meet with 60 points and Plymouth Christian Academy was second with 92.Senior Kevin Allen was seventh with a time of 18:49 and freshman Alex Minanov was 16th at 19:32.The rest of the Knights were sophomore William Loner, 32nd with a time of 21:25; senior Joseph Renzi, 40th with a time of 21:57; senior Connor Borrego, 43rd with a time of 22:22; and freshman Patrick Bernas, 55th with a time of 24:23.