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Men’s Cross Country Garners Academic Accolades from Patriot League and ECAC

15 runners honored by PL, seven on ECAC list


Dawson Podlena Named Patriot League Rookie Runner of the Week

Freshman finished first at DSU Farm Run


Men's Cross Country Wins DSU Farm Run Invitational

Podlena finishes first as Mids run freshmen-heavy roster


Men’s Cross County Wins Season Opener at Salisbury Fall Classic

Schneider wins individual title in first career race

High School
12-time letter-winner in cross country (4), track (4) and wrestling (4) 
Earned a host of accolades in those three sports with All-City and All-State recognition in cross country (2014-16); All-City and All-State nods in wrestling (2014-17); and All-City (2015-17) and an All-State (2017) laurels in track
Finished a career-best seventh at the 2016 Kansas Class 5A Championship after placing 11th in 2015 and 12th in 2014
Helped the Topeka-Seaman cross country program win the regional championships in 2014 and 2016; the team finished fourth in the state at 2016 Kansas Class 5A Championship
Participated in National Honor Society (club treasurer) and math club, while serving as a coordinator for the Topeka-Seaman’s writing center 

Son of David and Traci
Sister, Shayla competes in soccer at Fort Hayes State

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