Postmeet Notes: NCAA Great Lakes Regionals
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Nov. 15, 2013

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• This is the first year ever both the women's and men's U-M cross country squads have both placed first at the regional.

• U-M finished ahead of host Wisconsin, No. 6 Michigan State and No. 9 Butler.

• Michigan has finished with fewer than 50 points in all three of its consecutive regional titles -- 45 in 2011, 41 in 2012 and 48 in 2013.

Erin Finn (2nd), Shannon Osika (6th), Brook Handler (7th), Taylor Manett (11th) and Megan Weschler (22nd) earned a spot on the All-Great Lakes Region team. It marks the second straight year Osika and Handler earned the honor.

• It marked the NCAA Great Lakes Regional debut for Megan Weschler, Anna Pasternak, Alex Leptich and Erin Finn.

• The win marks Michigan's 10th NCAA Great Lakes Region title in program history (1982, 1993, '94, '95, 2004, '05, '08, '11, '12, '13).

• Michigan has never finished lower than fourth place at the Great Lakes Regional (with the exception of its seventh-place finish in 2001) during Mike McGuire's tenure, earning first or second place in 17 of the 22 seasons.

   

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