Fenskes run on championship teams

This article submitted by Linda Stelling on 12/16/97.

Joel and Tina Fenske, Paynesville, had a remarkable cross country season at the University of South Dakota, Joel led the mens team to the NCAA Division II championship, placing seventh in the Nov. 22 meet at Kenosha, Wis.

Joel, a junior, was clocked in at 32:07.8 as he improved on his 24th and 16th place finishes the last two years at nationals.

The Coyotes had four of the top 13 runners as they scored 78 points to edge Central Missouri with 83 points.

A sophomore, Tina qualified individually, placing 30th.

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