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|Transcript||SIU Harriers go to Kansas|
By Jim Sumner
The SIU cross country (cam
will travel to Lawrence, Kan.
this weekend wlih hopes of
turning the tables on a highly
ranked and favored University
of Kansas team.
"It would be a big upset if
we bear them, " said Coach Lew
Hartzog. "I expect Oscar
Moore and Alan Robinson to
do well, plus Ken Nalder has
been running extremely well
the last couple weeks/' Hartzog added.
Robinson and Moore tied for
first In SIU's first meet against
the University of Illinois. Robinson also placedflrst against
Kansas State, however Moore
dropped back to third place in
the record setting meet.
Wichita State was recently
Invited to the Kansas meet
which should add some additional competition for the two
A ma)or detercnt to SIU's
hopes of having one of the nation's best cross country
teams this year Is the recent
and probably permanent loss of
Gerry Hlnton. He was SIU's
best long distance man last der, Gary Moaner, UJiye and
year. Ingrassia. Carl McPherson
Hlnton suffered an Injury "Ul * te finding the meet
to his Achilles tendon last •* <° a c"lfllcd kncc sldieT'
spring and was unable to par- ed UBt wecK-
tlclpate In the first of this
year's two previous meets.
Hlnton finished In a respectable seventh place against a
powerful Kansas State harrier
squad In SIU's last meet, while
hlfl ankle gave him considerable pain.
Hartzog said that Hlnton's
ankle has gotten conslstantly
worse since the last meet and
even If It got Immediately better, he probably still would not
be able to get in shape In time
for another meet this year.
The Kansas team Is to be
considered one of the nation's
best, according to Hartzog.
Hartzog said that many outstanding runners have been
booted off the starting team to
make room for still better
runners. The team includes
two freshmen who were sub
nlne-mlnute high school two-
Hartzog added that Glenn
UJiye and Paul Ingrassia have
been doing much better. He
said that Ingrassia has been
doing "real good some days."
The six-man squad will Include: Moore. Robinson, Nal-